If romance is still the most popular subject for modern songs, then motorcars are a close second.
Rock music and cars have had a profound and longstanding connection, often intertwining in popular culture, representing freedom and rebellion.
Events like the Goodwood Festival of Speed and Silverstone GP feature music; I understand Stormzy, Pete Tong, and Rudimental will attend in 2024.
Car Culture is evident in music videos and iconic album covers; for those who can remember, a 1969 Chevrolet Impala featured on The Eagles, Hotel California, and the Chevrolet Bel Air for Bruce Springsteen.
The Beach Boys, Fun Fun Fun, Little Deuce Coupe, and I Get Around — Wilson Pickett’s rendition of Mustang Sally.
Who can forget Brian Johnson, the frontman of AC/DC, bellowing out Highway to Hell?
Brian is also a petrolhead, almost as at home on a racetrack as on a stage performing.
And then there are the famous Rock legends that own or owned collections: Elvis Presley, Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Kid Rock, Eric Clapton, Nick Mason of Pink Floyd.
The music with powerful guitar riffs and high-energy beats is often associated with fast driving and car culture.
Without any shadow of a doubt, the connection between rock music and the motor car is deeply embedded.
Rock music and motor cars share a rich history, serving as symbols of freedom, rebellion, and individualism,
As confirmed by our very own, Rolling Stones.