The Tyranny of Pop: could it be about to end..?

Shopping centres might be about to become a lot quieter…

Shopping Centre

An interesting report on today’s BBC TV News – Does music affect what you buy? – contrasts the effects of pop and ‘quiet’ music in a shopping centre.  At last someone is listening…

How does music change shopping habits?

But what if they find that whilst most people prefer quiet, pop makes us buy more?  Then I suspect the urge to treat us as customers rather than citizens means the pop will remain.

Still, the quietest quest must continue…

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The Tyranny of Pop – Roger Scruton’s Point of View 
Music to eat food by – the unquiet of a Devon restaurant

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