Switched On Pop | Valentines Day Special: What Makes a Song Sexy?
A podcast breaking down the music of pop hits.
Switched On Pop
Published 06 February 2019
Switched On Pop

Pop music surrounds us, but how often do we really listen to what we’re hearing? Switched on Pop is the podcast that pulls back the curtain on pop music. Each episode, join musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding as they reveal the secret formulas that make pop songs so infectious. By figuring out how pop hits work their magic, you’ll fall in love with songs you didn’t even know you liked.

Author Courtney Smith joins to offer her expertise on an urgent topic in advance of Valentine's Day: Can we abstract the sexiest songs of all time into a universal list of arousing musical qualities? We try our best by examining five decades of pop sexiness, discovering lyrical lingerie, and consider the most (and least) seductive instruments.

Further Reading
Courtney Smith – "Let's Talk About Sex, Baby: Every Trick You Need to Seduce Someone with a Playlist"

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