With so many different ways to find new music these days, it can be difficult to find quality tunes. And it can be especially tricky when you can’t tell if a song is truly a bop, or if it’s just from an old decade that brought you Donna Summer, Fleetwood Mac, and David Bowie. But don’t worry! We’ve created this quiz to help you determine whether a song is actually good or if it was just released in the 1970s.
How did you discover this song?
a.) I found it through a Soundcloud link on Twitter.
b.) I heard it in a Buffalo Exchange, and the cashier working was wearing a suede vest with fringe and some oversized sunglasses.
Is there a catchy hook, a dancey chorus, and a solid bridge?
a.) Yeah, I could definitely listen to it again. Feels like it could be a good party song!
b.) Yeah, it sounds timeless. Feels like I could spin in a field wearing a long, flowy skirt and jamming out to it.
Could your parents listen to and enjoy the song?
a.) Maybe? I don’t think they’d get it.
b.) My mom overheard it and said “Ah, this brings me back to high school.”
Do the lyrics contain gratuitous references to drug use?
a.) I mean, yeah. Mostly lean.
b.) I mean, yeah. Mostly thinly-veiled weed and acid references.
Is the song by Cher?
a.) Somehow, yes.
b.) Somehow, yes.
It sounds like you just found a good song that you like. They still make them sometimes! It can be really fun to discover new music. Keep it up!
Hm, sounds like you just found a song that came out in the 70s. No need to spend a minute more wondering whether it’s actually good or not: it undeniably is. And be warned: we do not entertain disco disrespect in any form at Reductress. Hope this helped!