Queen's 1978 hit Don't Stop Me Now is officially the number one feel-good song of all time.

"The hit has just the right tempo, lyrics and is played in the musical key identified as producing a happy feeling," a cognitive neuroscientist at the University of Groningen in Holland has found.

"Positive lyrics were important but a high tempo of 150 beats per minute also subconsciously makes people feel energised. Putting the song into a third major key – the third note or chord in a musical scale – also produced a happy sounding song," is a Dr. Jacob Jolij's scientific formula to list the top uplifting sounds.

And here is the list:

1. Don't Stop Me Now (Queen)

2. Dancing Queen (Abba)

3. Good Vibrations (The Beach Boys)

4. Uptown Girl (Billie Joel)

5. Eye of the Tiger (Survivor)

6. I'm a Believer (The Monkeys)

7. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Cyndi Lauper)

8. Livin' on a Prayer (Jon Bon Jovi)

9. I Will Survive (Gloria Gaynor)

10. Walking on Sunshine (Katrina The Waves)

Which one is yours?

Sept. 21, 2015 Living photo: Queen

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