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Leonard Cohen and N-Dubz Lyrics: Comparing Songwriters Between Generations

April 16, 2010
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Leonard Cohen and N-Dubz Lyrics: Comparing Songwriters Between Generations

Most people would agree that the best songwriters of their respective generations are Leonard Cohen and N-Dubz. We decided to take a popular song from each artist, and run a quick analysis of the lyrics, to allow a more scientific comparison of the similarities between these poets. For Leonard Cohen, we chose Sisters of...
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Lady Gaga Comp-p-p-pletes Comprehensive Linguistics Study

April 12, 2010
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Lady Gaga Comp-p-p-pletes Comprehensive Linguistics Study

According to a scientific study undertaken by the singer Lady Gaga, oh, mmm and ooh are the three most successful phonemes in modern popular music. By analysing the frequency of phonemes used in her hit singles, which she sometimes had to awkwardly force into the music to conduct the survey, and comparing against the...
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