Ready For A New Love Song? 7 Reasons To Date A Lead Singer

Here's why you need an encore performance — stat.


There's a good chance that if you find yourself dating a musician at any point in your life, someone will probably tell you to prepare yourself. It's true: Musicians are an interesting type to date. While they're not exactly known for their ability to commit, they're still a lot of fun — and if you're going to have fun, real fun, you might as well go big or go home. It's basic common sense.

Botton line: Between their charisma, their popularity and their overall sex appeal, you'd be silly NOT to date a lead singer if the chance arose. I mean, it's only like everyone's dream to either be a rockstar or bang a rockstar, isn't it? Groupies exist for a reason, you guys.


Here are a few other reasons why dating a lead singer might be the perfect fit for you. 

1. They Can Go For Hours
As we learned last week, drummers have some crazy stamina, but so do lead singers. It's not exactly an easy task to hold the audience's attention for so long unless you have the gift of truly being able to engage a large group of people. If he can keep everyone interested and having a good time for a few hours every night, just think about how many hours of fun you can have when he's off the stage and rolling in the sheets. 

2. They're Happy
Although we've all heard horror stories of bands trashing hotel rooms and struggling with depression (think the tormented Kurt Cobain here), science has actually proven that singers, especially those who sing with others, release a ton of oxytocin. Oxytocin is a chemical that "enhances feelings of trust and bonding, which may explain why still more studies have found that singing lessens feelings of depression and loneliness." Who doesn't want to be around a positive person?


3. They're Less Stressed 
Singing also alters your "physical and emotional landscape" for the better, producing a calmer and less stress-ridden human being. That being said, we can probably deduce that trashed hotel rooms come from rockstars just living up to rockstar stereotypes.

3. They Have Healthy Hearts
In keeping with the "awesome in bed" theme, singers tend to have healthier hearts than the rest of us, because singing is actually an aerobic workout. Exercising the cardiovascular system results in both longer lives and great overall health. And, of course, top-notch health means top-notch sex and lots of it.

4. They Know How To Get Your Attention
Think about how a lead singer commands a room … got it? Now think about all that needs to get just your attention intertwined with the lead singer's flare for the dramatic! Every time you two get into a fight, he'll be outside your window pulling a Lloyd Dobler move with a boombox over his head — haven't you been waiting for that your whole life?

6. They're Irreplaceable
Whether it's in your heart or in their band, it's hard to keep it together once a lead singer splits. In fact, Rolling Stone could only come up with 15 of the hundreds of bands that were able to continue on with new people at the helm. Basically, a lead singer makes a lasting impression on everyone — which may or may not be a good thing once you've split. But, hey, we all need that "one who got away."


7. You'll Get A Song Written About You 
Let's be honest: the lead singer is in charge. This isn't to suggest that the other members don't have a say, but the lead singer, being the face of the band, has a bigger say than most.  So, when you two are on the fritz and he needs to pen a song about you to deal with all the emotion, you're one step closer to immortality. To quote Elton John, "You can tell everybody that this is your song…" Not too shabby.

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