Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren takes the stage for her Elkhart Community Conversation event on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at the RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum in Elkhart, Ind. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP)

The 2020 campaign is offering voters an eclectic playlist, with over 20 candidates walking out to different songs at events and rallies across the country.
INSIDER consulted Nolan Gasser, chief musicologist and architect of Pandora Radio’s Music Genome Project, to read the tea leaves and help extrapolate what voters might take away from 2020 Democratic candidates’ walk-out songs.
“While it is dangerous (impossible, really) to assert a direct line between a single song and an individual’s personality profile, this is often all they give us,” Gasser said.
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With over 20 candidates vying for the 2020 Democratic nomination, we’ve got quite an eclectic playlist for this year’s election.

At rallies and various events across the country, each campaign has picked a walk-out song for when their candidate comes out to greet the crowd.

INSIDER consulted Nolan Gasser, architect of Pandora Radio’s Music Genome Project and its original chief musicologist, to read the tea leaves and help extrapolate what voters might take away from 2020 Democratic candidates’ walk-out songs.

Gasser, the author of “Why You Like It: The Science and Culture of Musical Taste,” does offer this disclaimer: “While it is dangerous (impossible, really) to assert a direct line between a single song and an individual’s personality profile, this is often all they give us.”

Walk-out songs can become inextricably linked to candidates (and some artists will try to distance themselves from politicians who use their songs, or even ask them to stop playing them).

Since, the 2016 election The Rolling Stones’ “You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” has been used by President Donald Trump at various rallies (to the band’s chagrin). And at least three songs of Katy Perry’s discography bring back memories of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s campaign: “Roar,” “Rise,” …read more

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