Tuesday, August 25, 2009

It Doesn't Sound like A Bowie Song

And it makes no sense.

Health psychologist Nick Troop of the University of Hertfordshire, UK, used a program called Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count to calculate how Bowie employs different categories of words in his songs. LIWC determines the rate of use of negative and positive words in a text, as well as counting references to things like sex, religion and food.

And it is really terrible.

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