“I Wanna Dance With Somebody” uses the first, third, and fifth notes on that scale more often in the chorus than in the verses and pre-choruses. Since Cui and Dr. Hughes have each worked on different versions of an experiment about how notes 1, 3, and 5 on a scale affect us psychologically, they can tell us a lot about why that difference matters through the lenses of music theory, music psychology, and cognitive psychology alike.
Tim: Taylor has created some really impressive work this session! Both his technical and creative understanding of his process have exponentially increased over the two sessions we’ve had together. I look forward to the next one!