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Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ named the best driving song

Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ named the best driving song
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Nothing makes driving better than a good playlist and if you’re about to embark on a road trip, you might find this interesting.

A recent survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Cuvva delved into the contents of Americans’ playlists with the intention of determining what the most popular songs are when travelling by car.

They surveyed thousands of people and according to the results, the most popular choices include “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor, “Uptown Girl” by Billy Joel, “Happy” by Pharrell Williams, “I Gotta Feeling” by the Black Eyed Peas, “The Final Countdown” by Europe, and “Don’t Stop Believing” by Journey.

When asked why they prefer driving with music, 52 percent claim it helps prevent boredom, while 34 percent say it helps keep them alert. Another 49 percent say they always put music on while driving “just for the sheer love of it.”

“When we are out on the road, traveling at speed, navigating directions and other road users can make journeys stressful. While we can’t control congestion or how other road users behave, the music we listen to is something that we can control. Calming music can center and ground you when feeling frustrated or angry,” says psychologist Lee Chambers in a statement.

“Alternatively, if you’re feeling fatigued and having brain fog, accessing some tunes which help with attention, focus and concentration can help you with those final few miles of a long journey. Sometimes there are days when you get in the car and you just feel flat and uninspired. In these instances, the mood-boosting benefits of belting out some pop lyrics and dancing in your seat can’t be beaten.”

 

Whether you’re absconding on a weekend getaway or braving an outdoor adventure, these songs will help keep your engines roaring.

Below is the list of the 10 most popular songs to play while driving. Enjoy!

Journey – “Don’t Stop Believing”

Europe – “The Final Countdown”

Black Eyed Peas – “I Got a Feeling”

Pharrell Williams – “Happy”

Billy Joel – “Uptown Girl”

Survivor – “Eye of the Tiger”

Fleetwood Mac – “Go On Your Way”

Bon Jovi – “Livin’ On A Prayer”

Abba – “Dancing Queen”

Queen – “Bohemian Rhapsody:

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