Survey Reveals Coldplay Fans Least Likely to Have Sex on First Date

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In a recent survey of users of dating website Tastebuds.fm it was found that Coldplay fans were the group of fans least likely to jump into bed on a first date.

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At the other end of the spectrum fans of grunge-rockers Nirvana were the most likely to end up doing the walk of shame the morning after the night before.

Survey reveals Coldplay fans least likely to have sex on first date:
“Yeah I’ve seen Coldplay seven times now, their lyrics really speak to me…”

Not the words you want to hear if you were hoping to get lucky on the a first date – at least, not according to a survey carried out by Tastebuds.fm, the UK-based dating site which uses music taste to match singles.

With thousands of music fans signed up, the website is in a unique position to find out which fans are particularly loose with their love – and by contrast, those likely to stick to the 5-date rule.

”It’s just a bit of fun really” explains site founder Alex Parish, who founded the site with Years Of Rice And Salt band-mate Julian Keenaghan, “but revealing nonetheless. We enjoyed asking and we’ll look for more silly questions in the future. But in the download, MP3, last.fm-era pigeon-holing people as fans of one or other band is a bit of a false concept.”

”Mind you” adds Julian “you can still pigeon-hole them as frigid or easy!”

Not that the boys are judging. The survey, they’re quick to point out, was anonymous and they have both done far, far worse things than going all the way on a first date. Or listening to Coldplay.

To get their results, Tastebuds.fm asked users how far they’d likely go on a first date. Answers ranged from “I’d only meet up for a chat” to “I’d go all the way if the mood was right”. They took this anonymous feedback, collated it and then ran it through their Stat Pleaser to find out which fans are the most inclined to jump into bed on a first date. Coldplay fans came out on top, as it were. Top of the chaste behaviour table, anyway.

“Come as you are”
At the other end of the spectrum fans of grunge-rockers Nirvana were the most likely to end up doing the walk of shame the morning after the night before.

“Now don’t get us wrong” says Alex “we’re not saying all Nirvana fans are nymphomaniacs here! But on average you’re more likely to get lucky on a first date with someone who’s a big fan of Kurt and co, if that’s what you’re after…"

Oasis vs Blur
And finally, at risk of reigniting this age-old Britpop rivalry, Blur fans surveyed were 20% more likely to do the mummy-daddy dance than Oasis fans. 

For Journalists
Tastebuds.fm is the only dating site that uses musical taste to match singles. With thousands of users and hundreds of successful dates under their belts, the UK startup has attracted favourable press from the Guardian and NME among others, as well as the thanks of music fans everywhere.

How does it work?
Simply enter three or more of your favourite artists on the Tastebuds.fm homepage and they'll find you suitable matches in your area. If you have an account with last.fm it's even easier - enter your username and your preferences will be imported.

Who's behind it?
The site was founded by two musicians from London, UK – Alex Parish and Julian Keenaghan. Both founders are members of the band Years Of Rice And Salt.

For more information, high res images, or to arrange interviews with Tastebuds.fm staff or users, please email press(at)tastebuds(dot)fm

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