British Airways Enlists Madonna To Sweeten Your In-Flight MealNovember 5, 2014
British Airways has developed a soundbite playlist for their in-flight meals thanks to a study that shows music enhances the experience for the taste buds. It just so happens that Madonna‘s “Ray of Light” is perfect for dessert!
Madge isn’t the only artist being served up in the clouds. Check out the entire catalog/menu provided by the very swanky British Airways. But before you do, a question to ponder; what music do YOU think would go best with the peanuts they serve on Southwest? Hmmm… Just something to think about.
1. Artist: Paolo Nutini, Scream (Funk My Life Up). Food: Scottish salmon starter. Findings: Scottish musicians can enhance the providence of Scottish foods.
2. Artist: Anthony And The Johnsons, Crazy in Love.Food: Savoury starter. Findings: Low tones complement savoury starters
3. Artist: Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington, Azalea. Food: Savoury starter. Findings: Low tones complement savoury starters.
4. Artist: Johnny Marr, New Town Velocity. Food: Full English breakfast (early morning flights). Findings: British music should be paired with British food.
5. Artist: Lily Allen Somewhere only we know. Food: Classic British main meal. Findings: Piano notes can enhance the sensation of sweet and bitter tastes. British music should also be paired with British food.
6. Artist: Coldplay, A Sky Full of Stars. Food: Classic British main meals. Findings: British music should be paired with British food.
7. Artist: Debussy, Claire De Lune. Food: Main meal/roast dinners. Findings: Classical music suitable for meals like Sunday lunch.
Piano notes enhance the sensation of sweet and bitter tastes.
8. Artist: James Blunt, You’re Beautiful. Food: Dessert. Findings: High-tones boost sweet flavours.
9. Artist:Madonna, Ray of Light. Food: Dessert. Findings: High-tones boost sweet flavours.
10. Artist: Otis Redding, The Dock of the Bay. Food: After-dinner chocolate. Findings: Low tones can bring out the bitterness in chocolate.
11. Artist: The Pretenders, Back on the Chain Gang. Drink: Red wine. Findings:Rock music can enhance depth of flavour, making red wine appear more ‘heavy’.
12. Artists: Hope/BBC Symphony Orchestra/Shostakovich, Romance from the Gadfly, Op.97. Drink: White wine. Findings: Classical music can enhance the overall experience and perceptions of quality when paired with wine.
13. Artist: Plácido Domingo, Nessun Dorma from Turandot. Drink: Coffee. Findings: Tenors low tones are suited to the bitterness of coffee.
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