We all want to be that friend who can identify every song that comes on in the bar, but it's not easy—a good music IQ requires years of diligent listening. It takes someone with good taste across all genres, someone willing to try different sounds, to dig through crates, to find curated playlists, and give b-sides a chance.
But is there any way to quantify the extent of your music knowledge? We have you covered with the Esquire-curated music IQ quiz. If you can get through all 50 songs and the toughest levels of this quiz, you'll have bragging rights. Take the quiz below: