Mark Morrison - Return of the Mack 84. I belatedly realized after creating this experiment that there was an easy way to cheat. Van Morrison - Moondance 2013 Remaster 57. The Proclaimers - I'm Gonna Be 500 Miles. All Saints - I Know Where It's At. That's what I admire about you.
Clean Bandit - Rather Be feat. Peter Andre - Mysterious Girl Radio Edit 88. Remember each sample was ranked in a simple web form from 1 to 5, where 1 is worst quality, and 5 is highest quality. Well, first off, it's incredibly strange that the first sample — encoded at a mere 160kbps — does better on average than everything else. Alanis Morissette - Hand in My Pocket 2015 Remaster 44. At least you can independently verify that I wasn't tricking anyone in this experiment; each sample was indeed different, and the bitrates are what I said they were. New Order - Blue Monday '88.
Cliff Richard - Summer Holiday feat. Janelle Monae - Tightrope 20. Talk Talk - It's My Life 1997 Remaster. It's kind of an outlier here for no good reason, so we have to almost throw it out. Peter Sarstedt - Where Do You Go To My Lovely.
Kylie Minogue - Can't Get You out of My Head. Duran Duran - Girls on Film 2010 Remaster. Dua Lipa - Be The One 04. Blazin' Squad - Crossroads Radio Edit. The Futureheads - Hounds of Love 26.
The Futureheads - Hounds of Love. The Pretenders - Hymn to Her 2007 Remaster 86. Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth 2018 Remaster. Fly - Find the Time 47. The Proclaimers - I'm Gonna Be 500 Miles 67.
All Saints - Pure Shores. Peter Sarstedt - Where Do You Go To My Lovely 100. Anne-Marie - Do It Right 09. Rudimental - These Days feat. The Corrs - Breathless 77. Seals and Crofts - Summer Breeze 48. Cliff Richard - Summer Holiday feat.
Aretha Franklin - Respect 34. Candi Staton - Young Hearts Run Free 37. The Monkees - I'm a Believer. Dua Lipa - Be The One. Even for the worst song ever.
Aretha Franklin - I Say a Little Prayer 54. You guys are troopers, taking one in the ear for the team in the name of science. Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc. Icona Pop - I Love It feat. Flo Rida - Right Round 81. Mark Morrison - Return of the Mack. Peter Andre - Mysterious Girl Radio Edit.
The Streets - Fit but You Know It 66. Aretha Franklin - I Say a Little Prayer. Hot Chocolate - Every 1's a Winner Single Version. Rudimental - Feel the Love feat. Van Morrison - Moondance 2013 Remaster. All Saints - I Know Where It's At 83.