Your cooking and cleaning favourite sing-along songs

Friday, 15th May 2020, 3:07 pm
Updated Friday, 15th May 2020, 3:18 pm

Favourites to get you through those daily chores

A bit of Dolly to help with the cleaning

Funk and soul, country and western, rock or punk, middle of the road ... whatever your musical taste their is a sound track for every household chore.

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And now the ultimate cooking and cleaning playlists have been revealed.

At the top is 9 to 5 by Dolly Parton - revealed as the number one song to listen to when cleaning.

The top cooking sound track is Beyond the Sea by Bobby Darin - revealed as the ultimate song to listen to when preparing a meal. For current musical tastes, Ed Sheeran is the most popular artist for a cleaning spree.

Go beyond the sea for favourite cook-along song

Mary Poppins says a spoonful 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?

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.So why not try some dusting with Dolly?

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 while cooking are headed by the ever-popular Beyond the Sea.

Beyond the Sea by Bobby Darin is seen as the ultimate cook-along track, followed by Africa by Toto.

Evergreen artists still top of the tree

The most popular artists are Dean Martin, Ed Sheeran, Frank Sinatra, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Fleetwood Mac and Louis Prima.

Hot track

As mentioned, Walking on Sunshine by Katrina and the Waves is hot on the heels of the top spot for cleaning taken by Dolly.

The re-recorded version was at first released on the band’s 1985 self-titled album as the album’s second single and reached number eight in the United Kingdom, number nine in the United States and number four in Australia.

Originally conceived of as a ballad, Katrina Leskanich decided to belt the song out as more upbeat.It was the band’s first US top 40 hit, and their biggest success in the United Kingdom until Love Shine a Light in 1997.

Another hot hit to get you through the cleaning is I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston.

The track is the first single from Whitney Houston’s second studio album, Whitney.It was released on May 2, 1987 by Arista Records. It was produced by Narada Michael Walden, and written by

George Merrill and Shannon Rubicam, of the band Boy Meets Girl, who had previously written the number-one Whitney Houston hit How Will I Know.

The song received mixed reviews from critics, but is a big hit with cleaners.

For those with a penchant for cooking, Africa by Toto is hot on the heels of Bobby Darin’s Beyond The Sea, as the ultimate cooking soundtrack.

Africa, is a song from Toto’s fourth studio album Toto IV. Critics praised its composition and Toto’s performances. The song reached number one on the United States’ Billboard Hot 100 chart and is the band’s only Billboard number one.

The popular cook-along song remained at the top of the US charts for a single week. Africa also peaked in the top ten in the United Kingdom.

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Full data at wrenkitchens.com