KISS ME – Sixpence None The Richer – meanspeed music changes category name from ‘natural’ to ‘comfort’ at 98-105 bpm

Sixpence None The Richer’s KISS ME is simply a brilliant pop song. Here I highlight my tempo analysis of this fantastically great song.

/ian schneider, esq./

[unredacted, edited by matherton 8/19/2016]

photo: copyright © 2006 by Julianna

Meanspeed-Carlton Summary
song title=”Kiss Me”

performer=Sixpence None The Richer
mean speed/average tempo=100.0 beats per minute;
mean emotion=comfort;
beat frequency=1.67 beats per second;
average length/beat=600 milliseconds;
average length/measure=2400 milliseconds between measures mean slow phase=1.55 cycles per second;
corresponding pitch= 426.67 Hertz, 46 cents above G#4/Ab4=415.305, 54 cents below A4=440.000 Hertz.

Ian Schneider
Princeton, New Jersey
June 15, 2008