Every pop song should be 2:42?

Saw this on Boing Boing; Boing Boing got it here. Seems the perfect length for a pop song is 2 minutes, 42 seconds.

Personally, I think every pop song should be (Front) 2:42 in length, but that’s just me. Damn, there I go dating myself again. I’m sure [tag]Front 242[/tag] never recorded a song that was just 2:42 in length. …