As the bank holiday approaches and driving misery faces millions of motorists, PRS for Music reveals the UK’s favourite driving songs.
UK’s Favourite Driving Song Chart
1. Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
2. Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
3. Mr Brightside – The Killers
4. Angels – Robbie Williams
5. Thriller – Michael Jackson
6. Sweet Child o Mine – Guns ‘N Roses
7. I Want to Break Free – Queen
8. Bat Out of Hell – Meat Loaf
9. I’d do anything for love (But I won’t do that) – Meat Loaf
10. Paparazzi – Lady Gaga
Source: PRS for Music* Barney Hooper, head of PR at PRS for Music, said: “Music is great at relieving stress and whilst it can’t speed a journey up, it can help make the travelling more enjoyable. Queen’s Don’t Stop Me Now seems like an obvious choice for bank holiday motoring.”
It’s perhaps suprising that there’s no place for Gary Numan’s synth pop classic ‘Cars’, Madness’ ‘I Like Driving In My Car’ or the Beatles ‘Drive My Car’ eh? What are your favourite driving or driving related songs?