Why Do Mainstream Songs Sound the Same?

Another explanation of a musical mystery

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When I listen to the radio, I’m often boggled by how songs sound familiar to me or similar. And it’s on more than one level. Let’s be clear, I’m not talking cross-genre — obviously, something in metal or alternative doesn’t have the same sound as something in pop.



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Rachel D Adams

(she/her/pan) I’m not to be mistaken for a well-behaved woman. I’m an ally, amateur photog, content creator, novelist, empty nester, traveler, wife, & friend.