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Rock Lovers More Likely to Cheat

Update Date: Apr 28, 2014 07:28 PM EDT

People who like rock 'n' roll are more likely to cheat on their partners, a new music survey reveals.

The latest survey, which asked people who admitted to being in an extramarital relationship about their music preferences, revealed that 41 percent said that rock music was their favorite.

The UK survey revealed that pop music came in second, with 16 percent of cheaters citing it as their favorite genre. The survey found that 11 percent of cheaters cited country music, 7 percent cited classical music and rap and hip-hop music received 2 percent.

The findings also revealed that 70 percent of respondents wouldn't date other with very different musical tastes. However, the study revealed that the findings don't apply to Irish people.

The study revealed that unlike England, Scotland and Wales, Irish adulterers seem to prefer country music, with 33 percent preferring the music genre.

"I am not surprised that rock 'n' roll music came out on top," said a spokesperson for, who commissioned the survey, according to the Daily Mail.

"Rock music has a long been associated with sexual appeal, risk taking and living life on the edge," he added.

"Many of our members would have grown up under the influence of bands such as the Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin and Fleetwood Mac and it is very possible that these songs have had an influence on their lifestyle," he concluded.

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