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Old 05-22-2011, 11:27 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Pedestrian View Post
Most mainstream hits are 3-4 minutes in length, and vocals begin within the first 10 seconds.
I'd say that's about right. Rarely over 4:30, eh?

As far as non-radio music, I generally feel overwhelmed when I see that a piece is 30+ minutes. (EG Basinski, Earth) That's a lot of time to devote to one song.
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