'Bohemian Rhapsody' and 'Dancing Queen' are UK drivers' top in-car tunes, says survey

By RELAXNEWS | 26 April 2019

LONDON: Some 90 percent of British drivers polled said that listening to music in their car gave them a feeling of happiness, according to a survey carried out by SEAT in Britain.

Their top in-car tunes were Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" and ABBA's "Dancing Queen."

The majority of drivers polled in the survey (84 percent) said that they always or very often listen to their favourite songs while driving.

The Queen hit "Bohemian Rhapsody" topped the chart of favourite songs among UK drivers. In fact, big hits of the 1970s and 1980s proved particularly popular for in-car listening. The most popular recent tunes were "I Gotta Feeling" by Black Eyed Peas and "Happy" by Pharrell Williams.

Top 20 favourite songs for British drivers:

1. "Bohemian Rhapsody," Queen
2. "Dancing Queen," ABBA
3. "Livin' on a Prayer," Bon Jovi
4. "I'm Gonna Be (500 miles)," The Proclaimers
5. "Eye of the Tiger," Survivor
6. "Walking on Sunshine," Katrina and the Waves
7. "Wake Me Up Before You Go Go," Wham!
8. "Happy," Pharrell Williams
9. "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," Cindy Lauper
10. "I Gotta Feeling," Black Eyed Peas
11. "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
12. "Don't Stop Believing," Journey
13. "Wonderwall," Oasis
14. "This Is Me," The Greatest Showman
15. "Roar," Katy Perry
16. "Hey Ya!," Outkast
17. "I Believe in a Thing Called Love," The Darkness
18. "Three Little Birds," Bob Marley
19. "One Kiss," Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa
20. "Hey Baby!," DJ Otzi

The survey was carried out by Seat UK on a sample of 2,000 drivers between the ages of 18 and 84.