A new study showed Nickelback has more intelligent lyrics than other popular rock bands including the Foo Fighters and Linkin Park.

The study looked at the Flesch-Kincaid Index which determines reading difficulty. Song lyrics were put into the index and given an average grade level.

Nickelback had the highest rating out of seven rock acts with a score of 3.3. The next six bands were Linkin Park (3.2), Seether (2.78), Foo Fighters (2.62), Three Days Grace (2.46), Shinedown (2.38) and Avenged Sevenfold (2.25).

Three Days Grace’s song “The Good Life” had the lowest grade level of all the songs tested with 0.8.

The highest ranking number one song from the past 10 years was Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Dani California” with a level of 5.5.