Promoted – The 20 best driving songs ever… chosen by you

Here are your picks for the songs that make you long for the open road

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From Jimi Hendrix’s β€œCrosstown Traffic” to AC/DC’s β€œHighway to Hell”, via Prince’s β€œLittle Red Corvette” and Arcade Fire’s β€œKeep the Car Running”, driving and rock’n’roll are one of music’s great double acts.

In song, a set of wheels and an open road have stood as metaphors for arrival and escape, freedom and folly. But what are the driving songs that most inspire you? The tunes that get your motor running, and are on repeat in your car stereo?

To celebrate the launch of Music, Dynaudio’s new range of intelligent music systems, those are the questions we asked you on Facebook – and over xxxx of you had your say. We removed the votes for David Brent’s β€œFree Love Freeway” (you were joking, right?), tallied up the results and came up with a top three, which we then put to vote on Twitter.

And here, in reverse order of popularity, are the full results…


BOXOUT - AFTER ENTRIES 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14 Think you could make a better list? Yep, we all do. That’s why Dynaudio Music, the intelligent music system, learns your listening habits and automatically creates made-to-measure playlists. So you get all the songs you want to hear and none of the ones you don’t – at the touch of a button. [Click here] to find out more.

BOXOUT 2 - AFTER ENTRIES 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7 The Dynaudio Music family comprises four devices – Music 1, Music 3, Music 5 and Music 7 – each one packed with game-changing technology. These intelligent music systems come armed with RoomAdapt and NoiseAdapt technology, automatically sensing where they’ve been placed in a room and optimising their performance to deliver the best possible performance. [Click here] to find out more.

To find out more about the Dynaudio Music range, [click here].