2016: A Year In Lyrics

Decoding Songwriting with Data

Data — the Long, Hard, Painful Way

Manually collecting and cleaning the lyrics
Comparing the lyrics in 4 different versions of “Atlantic City”
The step by step process of collecting and processing song lyrics to turn them into usable data

Sample Set vs Entire Data Set

Pronouns

Pronoun analysis from printed report

Lyrical Density

Crafting The Print

Time lapse of each iteration of the print file

What’s Next

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