Thursday, July 14, 2016

What Are We Listening To At Weddings? Spotify Data Confirms Too Much Ed Sheeran And Journey

With marriage season in full swing, the streaming service Spotify has revealed an analysis of wedding-themed playlists, and it turns out we’ve been doing a lot of thinking out loud during our first dances.

Specifically, according to global music streaming leader Spotify, the young British folkie Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” is the most popular song to accompany brides and fathers on the dance floor.

Based on an analysis of playlists, the hit, about Sheeran’s undying devotion to a soulmate long after “my hair's all but gone and my memory fades/ And the crowds don't remember my name,” eclipsed the second most popular song, Etta James’ perennial favorite “At Last.”

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