New survey reveals the “ultimate housework playlist”
9 to 5 by Dolly Parton is the number one song to listen to when cleaning, a new survey has claimed.
And Beyond the Sea by Bobby Darin is the ultimate song to listen to when cooking.
The data comes from Wren Kitchens
Spokeswoman Louise Fraser said: “Wren Kitchens have compiled data from across Spotify on the ultimate house cleaning and cooking playlists, so you never have to face those household chores without some strong background beats.
“Mary Poppins says a spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down, and we all know cooking and cleaning can sometimes be tough pills to swallow. Some sweet tunes are often needed to get you through, but which songs are the best for doing that much needed housework?
“Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 is the ultimate cleaning song, followed by Mark Ronson’s Uptown Funk. Walking on Sunshine by Katrina and the Waves takes the third spot, and Ed Sheeran is the most popular artist.”
The top 20 songs to listen to whilst cleaning (including beats per minute, BPM) are:
RANK, TITLE, ARTIST, SCORE, BPM
1 9 to 5, Dolly Parton, 153, 105
2 Uptown Funk, Mark Ronson, 143, 115
3 Walking On Sunshine, Katrina & The Waves, 99, 110
4 Bad Guy, Billie Eilish, 78, 135
5 I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me), Whitney Houston, 77, 119
6 Shape of You, Ed Sheeran, 68, 96
7 Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Cyndi Lauper, 66, 120
8 Sweet but Psycho, Ava Max, 66, 133, 9, Don't Start Now, Dua Lipa, 60, 124
10, Someone You Loved, Lewis Capaldi, 59, 110
11, Shallow, Lady Gaga, 59, 96
12, Shotgun, George Ezra, 58, 116
13, Dance Monkey, Tones and I, 57, 98
14, Truth Hurts, Lizzo, 55, 158
15, Perfect, Ed Sheeran, 51, 95
16, All About That Bass, Meghan Trainor, 51, 134
17, Brown Eyed Girl, Van Morrison, 51, 151
18, Fight Song, Rachel Platten, 50, 176
19, Memories, Maroon 5, 48, 91
20, Don't Stop Believin', Journey, 47, 119,
Beyond the Sea by Bobby Darin is the ultimate track to listen to whilst cooking, followed by Africa by Toto. The most popular artists are Dean Martin, Ed Sheeran, Frank Sinatra, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Fleetwood Mac and Louis Prima.
The top 20 tracks to listen to whilst cooking (including beats per minute, BPM) are:
RANK, TITLE, ARTIST, SCORE, BPM,
1, Beyond the Sea, Bobby Darin, 49, 136
2, Africa, TOTO, 45, 93,
3, Volare (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) - Remastered, Dean Martin, 41, 129
4, Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words), Frank Sinatra, 41, 119
5, Come Fly With Me - Remastered, Frank Sinatra, 39, 67
6, Brown Eyed Girl, Van Morrison, 39, 151
7, Just A Gigolo - Remastered, Louis Prima, 38, 125
8, bad guy, Billie Eilish, 37, 135
9, At Last, Etta James, 36, 87
10, You Make My Dreams, Daryl Hall & John Oates, 34, 167
11, Dreams - 2004 Remaster, Fleetwood Mac, 33, 120
12, (Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay, Otis Redding, 32, 104
13, Take on Me, a-ha, 31, 84,
14, Uptown Funk, Mark Ronson, 31, 115,
15, Stand by Me, Ben E. King, 30, 118
16, I've Got a Woman, Ray Charles, 29, 199
17, Blinding Lights, The Weeknd, 29, 171
18, Tennessee Whiskey, Chris Stapleton, 29, 49
19, Hotel California - 2013 Remaster, Eagles, 29, 147
20 Pumped Up Kicks, Foster The People, 29, 128
Wren kitchens scanned Spotify playlist miner looking at playlists titled ‘cooking’ or ‘cleaning’ the top songs and artists were then calculated.
Full data can be seen at https://www.wrenkitchens.com/top-cooking-and-cleaning-songs
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