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Subject: Pop Songs Will Get Shorter By Decade's End

Written By: Voiceofthe70s on 01/14/21 at 8:30 pm

Experts predict pop songs will get SHORTER in future because the attention span of young people has dropped by 33% since 2000.

Pop songs will get shorter on average by the end of this decade because of faltering attention spans and "skipping culture" on streaming services, experts say.  Attention spans of music fans has dropped from 12 seconds to eight since the year 2000, according to research from Samsung.  As a result it's more important than ever for musicians to draw listeners in early, keep the overall length of a track short and "load choruses up front". At the end of the decade it’s predicted that the average song will be a maximum of two minutes, putting the old three-minute pop song cliché to rest.

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