March 10, 2005

Top Ten Funeral Songs

If you'd like to plan a trendy funeral, your cosmopolitan loved one will be eulogized with a Continental flair with one of these songs, according to Reuters:

Robbie Williams has topped the UK funeral music chart, leaving Mozart trailing in his wake, according to a survey Thursday.

Williams' "Angels" was the record most Britons would like played at their funeral, with Mozart's "Requiem" coming in at five in digital broadcaster Music Choice's poll of top 10 British funeral songs.

Frank Sinatra's "My Way" was second, just ahead of Monty Python's "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life."

The rest of Europe favored a more soft rock approach.

Queen's "The Show Must Go On" topped the European chart, with Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" and AC/DC's "Highway to Hell" in second and third place.

There are other ways, of course, to make this a decidedly upscale event. For instance,
The prominent funeral director of Gregory W. Spencer Funeral Directors was known for his stylish funerals that featured poetic obituaries, elaborate floral arrangements and Spencer's signature white, horse-drawn carriage that led the funeral processions.
But don't get me started ...

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