10-minute silent song created as iPhone hack tops iTunes charts

Elias Hubbard
August 13, 2017

Skipping of the first track on your iTunes is fairly common no matter how good the first track is and that's a problem that Samir Mezrahi set out to solve. The single is meant to help those who plug their handsets into the USB port of their vehicle as it solves one of the most annoying things about it.

What it lacks in melody, harmony, vocals, rhythm and dynamics, "A a a a a Very Good Song" makes up for it by buying you enough time to pick the music you actually want to listen to in your auto when you connect your iPhone. But thanks to Rezhami's blank song and quirky trick of naming it A a a a a Very Good Song, this would always play first and give you plenty of time to queue up the songs you want to hear. Sometimes it's annoying because you have heard that song too many time, and sometimes it's just one of your guilty pleasures you don't want anyone else to know about.

iPhones plugged into USB ports automatically start playing music alphabetically.

Rezhami's masterpiece only came out Thursday and yet it has already climbed to #67 up the iTunes chart, according to Engadget. We're not sure if Apple plans to remove the track, but given that Apple does take a cut from iTunes sales, it is an interesting conundrum. For Apple Music users, they can also add the song to their library as part of their subscription.

Users can download this song and put it at the top of the playlist.

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