Or so says the Mirror's data unit, which analysed various song lyrics and calculated how many years someone would have to spend in education to understand them. According to the results, to understand Depeche Mode lyrics one would need 10. 3 years in education.
They beat out other legendary acts such as Queen, David Bowie and the Beatles. In ONTD lingo, this would translate to WHEN WILL YOUR FAVES?
In second place was Elton John, followed by Dire Straits in third and David Bowie in fourth.
The band with the least sophiscated lyrics were Led Zeppelin, followed by The Who in second place, The Smiths in third and The Beatles in fourth.
You can find more details and the full lists at the Mirror's website.
Do you agree, ONTD? Can we finally have a music stan war that doesn't include Britney, Igloo or Ariana Whatsherface?
What is your fave Depeche Mode or song lyric in general?
[article rephrased by me]