Families who listen to music together form better bonds and are less likely to argue

Over half of oldsters take their youngsters to live shows – and nearly all of these say taking their youngsters to their first live shows was among the best experiences of their life

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Pete Tong and daughter Becky focus on their musical background

Families who listen to music together form better bonds and are less likely to argue, in accordance to analysis.

A research of two,000 adults discovered 42 p.c assume they are nearer to their family members due to a shared love of music, whereas 32 p.c even imagine it reduces the disagreements they’ve.

And music isn’t simply handed down via generations, as 80 p.c of oldsters mentioned their youngsters have launched them to new music via avenues reminiscent of YouTube and TikTok.

The analysis additionally recognized {that a} shared love of an artist (44 p.c), exchanging tales whereas listening to music from former years (44 p.c), and singing alongside to their favorite tracks together (36 p.c) because the methods Brits really feel most related with their mother and father.

Parents polled, by Virgin Media, additionally mentioned listening to their youngsters’ musical influences has helped them to perceive their youngsters better (59 p.c), see issues from their viewpoint (62 p.c) and relate to them another way (58 p.c).

DJ Pete Tong says it’s “great” that his daughter Becky has additionally made a career in music


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The analysis was to spotlight Club Rewind, an inter-city related membership expertise that befell in London and Glasgow concurrently on Wednesday twenty second September.

Ibiza legend Pete Tong, and his DJ daughter Becky, each carried out at Ministry of Sound and visited the venue forward of their units to reminisce about noughties Ibiza, after it was voted because the membership period Brits most need to revisit.

Pete Tong mentioned: “Since Becky was young, we have always connected over music. It’s great that she’s making a career from it now too.

“But before that, there have been countless occasions where we’ve introduced one another to music or artists we love, and it was just something we could enjoy together.”

The genres that convey individuals together differ, and whereas pop is most likely (24 p.c), households additionally join over a shared love of rock (15 p.c), disco (11 p.c), soul (ten p.c), and dance (9 p.c).

Nearly one in 4 (24 p.c) of these aged 21-22 even go clubbing with their mother and father, and over one in ten (12 p.c) want they did.

More than half of oldsters (55 p.c) take their youngsters to live shows, and 39 p.c can bear in mind their very first live performance together.

Pop music is probably the most likely style to convey households together – however rock and disco are different shared music loves


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Interestingly, greater than three-quarters (76 p.c) of oldsters who bear in mind taking their child to their first live performance, mentioned it was among the best experiences of their life, in accordance to the OnePoll figures.

A Virgin Media spokesman mentioned: “This research shows the connective power of music and its role in bringing generations together. Whether that’s experiencing a first gig with a parent, or sharing song recommendations with family members.

“With Club Rewind, we brought hundreds of people together by bringing back an iconic music scene from 20 years ago, reimagined with today’s tech.

“Ibiza legends Pete Tong and Carl Cox performed a live back-to-back set while 400 miles apart, all made possible with our gigabit broadband service, Gig1.”

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