Songs To Soundtrack Your City Break

Songs To Soundtrack Your City Break

Get hyped for your next city break with a playlist of songs dropping in references to some of our favourite destinations! Whether you’re heading to the Big Apple or setting your sights on sun with a Spanish city break, these tunes are bound to get you in the holiday mood…


There’s a certain charm about Barcelona that keeps us visiting again and again. It’s a maze of colorful art, pretty greenery, cool coffee shops and breathtaking architecture. The city’s sunny spot on the Med is the cherry on top! Visiting soon? Take a listen to some of our favourite songs about beautiful Barcelona…

  • Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe – Barcelona
  • The Big Moon – Barcelona
  • Ed Sheeran – Barcelona
  • George Ezra – Barcelona
  • Max George – Barcelona

Las Vegas

Looking for a city break that’s larger than life and packed with all things weird and wonderful? Take a trip to fabulous Las Vegas! It’s the home of entertainment on the biggest scale, from extravagant shows and dancing fountains to swanky casinos and shopping malls. Have a little listen to these Vegas-themed tunes to get you in the mood…

  • Katy Perry – Waking Up In Vegas
  • Elvis – Viva Las Vegas
  • Stereophonics – Vegas Two Times
  • Brandon Flowers – Welcome To Fabulous Las Vegas
  • Gram Parsons – Ooh Las Vegas

New York

Step into the city that never sleeps for a jam-packed holiday you’ll never forget. New York is an endless jungle of towering skyscrapers and bright lights, scattered with fascinating museums, iconic landmarks and more delicious food than you could ever imagine. Pop this playlist on and prepare to fall in love with NYC…

  • Frank Sinatra – New York, New York
  • Alicia Keys feat. Jay-Z – Empire State Of Mind
  • Sting – Englishman in New York
  • The Strokes – New York City Cops
  • Taylor Swift – Welcome to New York


There’s nowhere quite as elegant and romantic as Paris. It’s one of Europe’s most-loved cities, filled with the likes of quaint bakeries, spectacular gothic cathedrals and swish wine bars. Not to mention, there’s so much mouth-watering cuisine to try on your trip. These songs perfectly encapsulate the magic of the City of Love…

  • The Chainsmokers – Paris
  • Ella Fitzgerald – I love Paris
  • Friendly Fires – Paris
  • The 1975 – Paris
  • Joni Mitchell – Free Man In Paris


You can’t help but be totally immersed in the historic roots and fascinating culture in Rome. Whether you choose to spend your days exploring famous tourist sites such as the Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain, or you opt to do some serious shopping and indulge in dreamy Italian cuisine, these Rome-themed tunes will get you in the spirit…

  • Billy Joel – When In Rome
  • Dean Martin – On An Evening In Roma (Sott’er Celo De Roma)
  • Toto – Spanish Steps of Rome
  • Frank Sinatra – Three Coins In A Fountain
  • Elvis Presley – Heart of Rome

Fancy fun-filled days in a big city? Save our full City Break Soundtrack playlist below, with plenty of songs about the amazing cities we’ve mentioned, along with so much more!

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