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What Makes Songs So Sexy?

From Marvin Gaye’s ‘Sexual Healing,’ to Ginuwine’s ‘Pony,’ to Justin Timberlake’s SexyBack’ – sexuality has had a prominent role in music throughout time. With sensual lyrics and erotic music videos, representations of sexuality are deeply embedded in music culture – But what makes a song sexy, and how does this impact audiences? Joining us on the line to discuss this was Lauren Rosewarne, senior lecturer in the school of social and political sciences at the University of Melbourne.

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