Originally Posted by PLips
Brian Eno did 'Music For Airports' genre because there was a societal need to feel calm flying for the highly common paranoia of a plane crash. Beck is probably doing the same thing with this FIFA sound track you talk of. Music for Society
If anything, that would make me feel more paranoid. Whenever I hear overly obvious patronising manipulation in music I take that feeling, flip it and end up with the music having the opposite effect. Take Beck describing his stuff as upbeat as a hilarious example.