What Your Taste In Music Says About You On A Date
It’s one of the quintessential (and sometimes
dreaded) first date questions: What kind of music are you into?
There’s a reason that most people tend to
side-step this question with a deft, “A little bit of everything.” It’s because
your taste in music reveals a lot about you to potential partners.
Here’s the breakdown:
Bruce Springsteen: You’re a monster in the
Rod Stewart: You’re gross.
David Bowie: You’re selective, but slutty.
Kanye West: You’re kinda mean. In a hot way.
Jay Z: You don’t take any shit. Or at least you know
that you’re not supposed to.
Beastie Boys: You believe that loyalty is rewarded.
third of relationship in a romantic frenzy and the last two trying to justify
The Ramones: Unless you’re over 40, you’re trying to
Rush: You’re a man. And a nerdy one at that.
Led Zeppelin: If you’re a woman, you’re hot. If you’re
a guy, you’re average.
AC/DC: If you’re a woman, you’re the kind of person
who lets a guy move in with you after three dates because he’s temporarily
homeless. If you’re a guy, you’re temporarily homeless.
My Chemical Romance: You’re not so much
looking for a boyfriend or girlfriend as someone to share a
“fuckyeahsuperheroeskissing” Tumblr with.
The Pixies: Relax. You’re cool.
Talking Heads: You’re a good person.
Stevie Wonder: You’re husband/wife material.
Hall and Oates: You’re not the type to
let your wistful nature ruin your good time.
LCD Soundsystem: You’re not the type to
let your strong sense of irony ruin your good time.
Insane Clown Posse: You’re not the type to
let common decency ruin your good time.
Judas Priest: At some point in your life, you’ve
sniffed a little glue.
Belle and Sebastian: If you hook up, it’s
gonna get weird.
The Shins: You either really liked “
on your shoulder about how people only like The Shins because of “
R.E.M.: You’ve got a big heart.
Tori Amos: You cry during sex and get real quiet
That One Peter, Bjorn and John song with the
whistling: You’re a human being.
The Mountain Goats: You’re very serious
about your feelings.
Van Morrison: You’re a romantic. Possibly with a slight
No Doubt: If you’re a girl, you’re a confident person,
but you know what it’s like to get treated like crap. If you’re guy, you’re
just trying to get laid.
Nirvana: You’re angry and hurt.
Radiohead: You’re angry and hurt. But you’re open to
getting some professional help.
Bebel Gilberto: You’re going to flutter little kisses
all over every inch of your date’s body and soon as you get the chance. Also:
You’re a foodie.
T-Rex: You’re an asshole.
Bob Dylan: You’re an asshole, but you don’t know it.
The Strokes: You’re not really an asshole, you just act
like it sometimes.
The White Stripes: You’re kind of kinky.
Lil’ Kim: You’re really kinky.
Peaches: If you’re not getting a handjob under the
table right now, it’s because you’re giving one.
Ani Difranco: You’re a good communicator. Maybe too
John Mayer: You’re a virgin.
Nickelback: You have low self-esteem and bad tattoos.
But, god bless you.
The Clash: You’re willing to work for it, but you’re
kind of pissed that you have to.
The Cure: You fall in love WAY too easily.
too easily, but only for, like, a week.
The Rolling Stones: You’re hot.
Rihanna: You’re hot.
Beyonce: You’re sweet, but not a pushover.
Britney Spears: If you’re a gay guy or a woman, you’re
normal. If you’re a straight guy, you’re trying to get laid.
Guns N Roses: You’re going to have to sex in the
bathroom and regret it.
Joan Jett: You’re going to have sex in the bathroom
and not regret it.
Fleetwood Mac: You’re reasonably well
Jewel: Um… are you sure this is a date?
Nicki Minaj: You’re awesome. And kind of crazy.
nice person, but you’re kind of annoying.
Panda Blood: You made that up to see if your date
would pretend to have heard of them.
Kid Cudi: No one understands you. But it’s not that
big a deal.
John Legend: You have emotional sex.
Eminem: You have emotional problems.
Drake: You’re about whatever.
Vampire Weekend: You’re about being about
Gogol Bordello: You sweat a lot and you
have a nice smile.
Tool: You’re either really smart or really dumb.
Peter Gabriel: Every relationship is a coming-of-age
epic of which you are the star.
Leonard Cohen: You’re the kind of person
that people get obsessed with for years. Too bad you’re too depressed to
TV on the Radio: You care. Deeply. Even if
you act like you don’t.
The Smiths: It’s doomed every time, but it always
takes a beautiful, long while to figure that out.
Depeche Mode: You’re screwed up, but you know it, which
actually does help.
Cut Copy: You make out in public a lot.
Joni Mitchell: You make breakfast in the
Wilco: You’ll make an excellent life-partner.
The Beatles: Eh. Who knows.