Well fancy that... the part I put in bold really surprised me.
“You’ll never guess which pop band has the most sophisticated song lyrics of all time”
- The Mirror Online
Dec 03, 2014 20:48 By Martin Bagot, Patrick Scott
The Mirror’s data unit analysed various song lyrics and calculated how many years would have to be spent in education in order to understand them
Today in weird news:
“Depeche Mode have the most sophisticated lyrics out of any of the UK’s best selling bands.
The 80s electronic band came top after the Mirror’s data unit analysed their lyrics and calculated how many years fans would need to spend in education to understand them.
The average Depeche Mode song required 10.3 years in education – the equivalent to a 15-year-old.
This was the higher than legendary UK music acts such as The Beatles, David Bowie and Queen.
One of Depeche Mode’s most sophisticated songs was Macro, the opening lines to which are: “Overflowing senses, heightened awareness, I hear my blood flow, I feel its caress.
“Whispering cosmos talking right to me, unlimited, endless, God breathing