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Scientific Attempt To Create Most Annoying Song Ever

An online poll conducted in the ’90s set Vitaly Komar, Alex Melamid and David Soldier on a quest to create the most annoying song ever. After gathering data about people’s least favorite music and lyrical subjects, they did the unthinkable: they combined them into a single monstrosity, specifically engineered to sound unpleasant to the maximum percentage of listeners.

Amazingly, this “most unwanted music” contains little dissonance — that would have been too easy. For the most part, they seem to have tried to assemble these elements in a listenable way.

Komar & Melamid and David Soldier’s list of undesirable elements included holiday music, bagpipes, pipe organ, a children’s chorus and the concept of children in general (really?), Wal-Mart, cowboys, political jingoism, George Stephanopoulos, Coca Cola, bossanova synths, banjo ferocity, harp glissandos, oompah-ing tubas and much, much more. It’s actually a fascinating listen, worthwhile for the opera rapping alone.

- Wired

Well they failed because this is the most entertaining thing ever. 

#although i must admit i was mostly expecting this to just be an mp3 of ‘photograph’ by nickleback

that TAG oh my god^

I kind of enjoyed this


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    Is it bad that I actually like this? :P
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    i think i got a rash from this song
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  8. demonhedgehog1 reblogged this from antiloquist and added:
    what the hell….
  9. antiloquist reblogged this from antiloquist and added:
    i’m bringing this back. it’s so terrible and yet it’s so catchy
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    all of you need to listen to this the whole thing
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    What in the … I don’t even …why did I listen…. DAMN YOU SCIENCE!
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    remember this jewel?
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    i feel like i’ve just listened to the audio from the most surreal movie that’s ever existed
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