Best songs to play during sex revealed!

Published: Oct 25, 2012, 11:07 IST | ANI |

People from Britain prefer soundtracks to six-packs in the bedroom and music gets them more amorous than the touch of a partner, a new study has found

Internet streaming site Spotify found that some of the people quizzed even said listening to some songs was “better than sex”.

Marvin Gaye’s ‘Sexual Healing’ was voted as the top track to get a partner in the mood and also the second best track to play while having sex.

Sex and relationships, Best songs to play during sex revealed!

Gaye’s hit ‘Let’s Get it On’ was also voted the best song to play during a romantic dinner.

Topping the list of songs people found more enjoyable than sex were Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and Kings of Leon’s ‘Sex on Fire’.

According to music psychologist Dr Daniel Mullensiefen, from Goldsmiths College, London, who carried out the Science Behind the Song study with Spotify, what is on your playlist is more important than your seduction technique.

“The fact that Dirty Dancing has come top on the list of the best tracks to play during sex for both men and women is due to the fact that most people have a good knowledge of songs that represent romance and these tend to be from cultural references such as film,” the Mirror quoted Dr Mullensiefen as saying.

“People use this music to not only communicate their intentions in a romantic situation but to directly alter the mood during an encounter.

“The study also revealed that men are more likely than women to change their music tastes and listening habits in order to ensure greater success in the bedroom – which explains the popularity of Dirty Dancing for both sexes,” Mullensiefen said.

Legends Marvin Gaye and Barry White both scored highly in the survey which questioned 2,000 people aged 18-91.

“The study unveiled that the best tracks for seduction in the bedroom – essentially what gets us in the mood – all possess the same qualities including a greater dynamic range, more use of the high chest voice, more raspiness in the voice and less use of vocal vibrato,” Mullensiefen said.

“These specific attributes are strongly evident in the Marvin Gaye tracks, Sexual Healing and Let’s Get It On,” Mullensiefen added.

Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye - Let’s Get It On
Barry White - Anything
Serge Gainsbourg- Je T’aime
Kings of Leon – Sex on Fire
Hot Chocolate- You Sexy Thing
Ravel - Bolero
Boyz To Men- I’ll Make Love To You
Chris De Burgh – Lady in Red
R Kelly- Bump and Grind
Whitney Houston- I will Always Love You
Robbie Williams- Angels
Elvis Presley- Love Me Tender
Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax
Donna Summer- I Feel Love
Adele- Make You Feel My Love
Andy Williams- Moon River
LMFAO- Sexy And I Know It
Adele- Someone Like You
Lionel Richie – Anything

Dirty Dancing- Anything from the soundtrack
Marvin Gaye- Sexual Healing
Ravel - Bolero
Berlin- Take My Breath Away
Barry White- Anything from his collection
Marvin Gaye- Let’s Get It On
Righteous Brothers- Unchained Melody
Celine Dion- Titanic Soundtrack / My Heart Will Go On
Serge Gainsbourg- Je T`aime
Whitney Houston- I Will Always Love you
Aerosmith- Don’t Want To Miss A Thing
Kings Of Leon- Sex On Fire
Rodgers and Hammerstein- Sound of Music
Tchaikovsky – 1812 Overture
Grease- Grease soundtrack
Donna Summer- I Feel Love
Boys To Men- I’ll Make Love To You
ABBA- Mama Mia
Tom Jones – Sex Bomb
Star Wars – Anything form the soundtrack 

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