Want to end your night with a bang? Don’t let date discover you’re a fan of the pop-rockers, says survey
One in eight music fans will decide not to sleep with you if they discover you like Nickelback, suggests a survey.
And they’d actually be LESS turned off if you were into Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga or Katy Perry.
The arena pop-rockers have been named the number-one passion killers in music, ahead of Coldplay, U2 and Creed plus a stack of chart-fodder outfits.
The information was revealed by users of Tastebuds.fm, a website which matches single people according to their musical preferences.
In the survey, over 13% of people said you’d end the night alone if they were to find Chad Kroeger and co on your MP3 player. Women were slightly more likely to be turned off than men, with 14% of females naming the Canadians versus 11.8% of males.
Tastebuds boss Aled Parish says: “We were curious to know which bands people would be most horrified to discover when browsing their date’s iPod.
“Although sharing musical tastes with your partner is no the be all and end all, it can certainly help in maintaining a harmonious relationship. And we’ve seen it’s a great conversation starter.
“It’s always best to be honest about your taste in music, but perhaps don’t mention your fondness for Nickelback until you’ve got the wedding ring on your finger.”
Top musical turn-offs
1. Nickelback 13%
2. Justin Bieber 12%
3. Lady Gaga 9%
4. Ke$ha 5%
5. Coldplay 5%
6. U2 4%
7. Creed 4%
8. Katy Perry 4%
9. Lil Wayne 4%
10. Britney Spears 3%