Is Don't Stop Me Now by Queen the happiest song ever?

Science has proven that Queen's song 'Don't Stop Me Now' may help you feel better.

'Don't Stop Me Now' by Queen takes the first position in the list of songs with a good influence on mood. According to research undertaken by cognitive neuroscientist Jacob Jolij of the University of Groningen, this well-known track is the most encouraging in the world.
The study, commissioned by a well-known electronics company, examined a variety of parameters, including the song's beats per minute, key, and chord structure. According to Jolij, combining these qualities results in the ideal 'feel-good music'.

"Don't Stop Me Now" is one of Queen's most beloved and enduring songs. Released in 1979, this energetic and uplifting anthem has become a staple of rock music and a fan favorite at Queen concerts. Let's take a closer look at the story behind this iconic track, its impact, and why it continues to captivate audiences around the world. It was featured on their 1978 album "Jazz." Known for its infectious energy and upbeat lyrics, the song was recorded during a particularly creative and prolific period for the band.

"Don't Stop Me Now" is all about living life to the fullest and embracing the moment. The lyrics reflect Mercury's exuberant personality and zest for life. Lines like "I'm a shooting star leaping through the sky" and "I'm burning through the sky, yeah" convey a sense of unstoppable energy and freedom. The song's positive message and upbeat tempo make it a perfect anthem for celebration and joy.

Here are the top 10 songs that put you in a good mood according to the study:
Queen, "Don't Stop Me Now"
ABBA, "Dancing Queen"
Beach Boys, "Good Vibrations"
Billy Joel, "Uptown Girl"
Survivor, "Eye of the Tiger"
The Monkees, "I'm a Believer"
Cyndi Lauper, "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun"
Bon Jovi, "Livin' on a Prayer"
Gloria Gaynor, "I Will Survive"
Katrina & the Waves, "Walking on Sunshine" 

If you are in this mood and you want more, don't miss out on my personal "Happy songs Top 10"
Giovanni Gagliano

Passionate about music I wrote my first article for "Given To Rock" in 2012, reaching now 30K global followers. I am also a musician, gigging around London.

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