It’s conventional wisdom that songs need to be heard 5-7 times before they ‘register’ on the listener (hence the motivation for payola).
Thanks to, and commiseration with, Mark, who helped inspire this graph.
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged data visualization, information graphics, lady gaga, payola, recognition, songs |
Couldn’t be more true. I have found myself humming Lady Gaga (hey, is there an accepted shortcut for her name?) after one listen. Stupid Grammy’s.
Yeah, it’s “LaGa,” not to be confused with the popular foreshortening of LaGuardia, “LaGua,” not to be confused with a Frenchman asking for water in Spain “l’Agua”
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