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ear candy

slang Soft but pleasant or enjoyable pop music. That café plays some nice ear candy as background music—you'll enjoy it.
See also: candy, ear

ear candy

n. soft and pleasant popular music; music that is sweet to the ear. (see also elevator music.) I find that kind of ear candy more annoying than heavy metal.
See also: candy, ear
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Whatever one's prejudices about indie-pop, Belle and Sebastian have turned in a finely crafted piece of ear candy that actually has some nutritional substance.
No one knows for sure whether music played a key role in human evolution or came about as a kind of ear candy.
You know it's great ear candy when the beat keeps your attention and you're anxiously waiting for the intro.
According to the London daily Elaph, Manokian had introduced Jad to "Logic" from "The Ear Candy Band" who had come to Lebanon from New York in order to appear in the new clip, where his voice was also used on parts of the song.
The night is lubricated inbetween bands with aural ear candy supplied by DJs Sir Real, Papa Zit, DJ Jajouka and DJ Ronco K-Tel who will carry the nights events way off into the early hours, all live music should be over by 11.
The songs heard in those videos were new pieces of ear candy that were soon blasting on a sticker-covered boom box at the local ramp.
The lead track from the widely acclaimed debut album Small Talk, the single will be available as a download and special 7 inch edition vinyl on the band's own label Ear Candy Records.
Tim Stanley (trumpet), Dan Drew (trombone), and Harry Appelbaum (piano) provide lots of ear candy, with Max Murray (bass) anchoring the tunes.
Despite not having the instant ear candy appeal of tracks such as Mr Brightside, Sam's Town is still rewarding and described by the band as their homage to Bruce Springsteen.
Charming and danceable, bright and sunny, Anything Is Possible is an irresistible bit of ear candy.
Including e-mails, newspaper articles, conversations, and interviews with players, sportswriters and sportscasters, this is pure ear candy for any baseball fan.
From the marching bands to the pathside musicians to the 18 stages, the fair abounds with ear candy.
The makers of the Channel 4 programme Ear Candy have been filming in the city,including live performances by The Coral, The Bandits and The Stands.
Shearing's style is polite, elegant, and sometimes shallow, and many of his recordings have indeed amounted to little more than gently swinging ear candy.
and now Sonatine; Taylor's Aureole premiered in March, and Dwight Rhoden has given them three works: the duet from Black & White, and Ear Candy and Spectral Signatures, the latter two choreographed especially for ABC.