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British band creates ‘most relaxing song ever’

Published On: Mon, Oct 17th, 2011 | Social Media | By BioNews

Sleepless nights could be a thing of the past, thanks to Marconi Union, a musical trio from Manchester

They have created a song they call ‘Weightless’ which has become, officially, the most relaxing song ever, reports the Telegraph.

That is the verdict of the boffins who say that its sustaining rhythm, the harmonic intervals, the absence of a repeated melody and the use of “whooshing sounds and hums” all combine to make the perfect aural narcoleptic.

It is so effective that drivers are being warned not to put it on the car stereo.

Lest you think the relaxation quotient of a song is in the ear of the beholder, the scientists say otherwise, claiming with admirable precision that Weightless is 11 per cent more soporific than any other song.

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