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Early years

31st Aug 2021

This song is scientifically engineered to make your baby happy – does it work?

Kat O'Connor

Time to add it to the family Spotify playlist

Experts have discovered a song that is bound to make your baby happy.

Grammy winner Imogen Heap, musical psychologist Lauren Stweart, child development expert Caspar Addyman teamed up to come up with a song that has the power to make your little tot beam from ear to ear.

The trio analysed data from old children’s music and discovered what sounds appeal to children the most.

One of the best things about the song is it isn’t half as annoying as the Peppa Pig soundtrack or Baby Shark so parents won’t mind it too much.

The team knew the song needed to be up-tempo with lots of changing sounds to keep them amused.

The Happy Song has been praised by mums and many believe it does actually work.

The video for The Happy Song has over 4 million views which says it all. Parents just can’t get enough of it.

In an article for The New York Times, one dad shared that he often plays it ten times in a row.

“The reason I play it so much is for the effect it has on my 18-month-old daughter.”

“She turns toward the speakers, tears still rolling down her cheeks, and a smile starts to spread across her face, and she nods her head emphatically.”

The aim of The Happy Song is to cheer up children between the ages of 6 months and 2 years of age and it certainly does the job.

You can play it on Spotify so if it appears in your On Repeat playlist in the coming weeks then don’t blame us. Your kids will be completely obsessed with it.

Let us know if you play The Happy Song and if it works its magic.