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Saturday, 12 August 2017 18:54

A Silent, 10-Minute Song Moved Into the Top 30 on iTunes

Written by  Complex

If you've ditched the radio altogether in 2017, you know there are a few small drawbacks to syncing your phone up with your car. One of the slight issues—which firmly falls into the category of #FirstWorldProblems—is that when you first hook your device of choice up to your car, it can default to the alphabetical beginning of your library.

A minor annoyance, sure, but over time it can really wear on your nerves to hear the same song blasted at you as soon as you start the car.

Fear not, because there is an internet hero here to save you from this fate. Samir Mezrahi, former director of social media for BuzzFeed, decided to take matters into his own hands and offer an alternative. Creating a song he titled, "A a a a a Very Good Song," Mezrahi uploaded a nine minute, fifty-eight second track available for download on iTunes. There was one catch—the song is totally silent.

hey I released a blank song that will play 1st so that *one* song won’t play every time u plug ur phone into ur car https://t.co/FL83YUOOcz

— #1 samir (@samir) August 9, 2017

For the price of just $0.99, iTunes users could avoid this problem, and judging by the response to the track, it was an option they wanted desperately for a long time.

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