The Beatles ‘Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da’ is “the perfect pop song”, according to science

The Beatles‘ 1968 track ‘Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da’ has been declared the most perfect pop song ever written by researchers at the Max Planck Institute in Germany. The scientists analysed 80,000 different chord progressions from 700 songs recorded between 1958 and 1991, using machine learning to give a score to each chord based on how “surprising” it … Continue reading The Beatles ‘Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da’ is “the perfect pop song”, according to science