The power of “Stairway to Heaven” – backwards

The power of "Stairway to Heaven" - backwards
"Sir, we’re just not reaching them. Only a small 
percentage of people own vinyl records, and 
hardly anyone thinks to play them backwards."

As part of his talk on the Big Bang, Simon Singh explains how your brain can fool you into hearing something that isn’t there when he plays an excerpt of Led Zeppelin’s song Stairway to Heaven backwards.

A Dramatic Demonstration of the Power of Mental Frames

Mr Singh is "an author, journalist and TV producer, specialising in science and mathematics, the only two subjects I have the faintest clue about."

– Simon Singh>> 
– Snapshots cartoon is by comedian Jason Love>>
– Jeff Milner’s Backmasking Collection>>
– Backmasking at Uncyclopedia>> 
– Backmasking at Wikipedia>>

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