Summer is here, it’s holiday season and we’re all asking the same question – will the hot weather continue?
Happy – Pharrell Williams
One to get the whole family in the mood, nothing puts a smile on everyone’s face like Happy by Pharell Williams. An upbeat, feel-good tune that will make you time poolside one to remember.
Here Comes The Sun – The Beatles
The perfect laid-back and soothing melody to listen to while soaking up the sun on a beautiful beach, this is one of The Beatles’ most memorable, idyllic songs.
Good Vibrations – The Beach Boys
Want to start the day as you meant to go on? Then the aptly named Good Vibrations, an all-time classic from harmony kings The Beach Boys, is the song to wake up both younger and older ones.
One Love/People Get Ready – Bob Marley
If you want to relax and share some precious moments with friends, family and loved ones, then One Love is the perfect song. It wouldn’t be a summer playlist without something from the king of reggae, Bob Marley.
Sunshine – TIEKS & Dan Harkna/One Kiss – Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa
Every summer has a dance anthem or two, and this is one of the best, from TIKES & Dan Harkna. Listen to this and you’ll be transported to a poolside bar, enjoying a drink with your friends. Then, in the evening listen to Calvin Harris’s new hit One Kiss with Dua Lipa to kick-start your night out.
Mess Around – Ray Charles
Holidays aren’t just about relaxation. Occasionally you’ll be charging round, running after your children at an action-packed water park! Recreate these madcap memories by listening to the master Ray Charles.
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz/Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
After an evening beach stroll? Then you’ll want to listen to the smooth and soft I’m Yours from Jason Mraz. After something more upbeat? Bryan Adams’ Summer of 69 is your go-to tune!
A Little Less Conversation – Elvis Presley
Trying to get the whole family or your friends off their sun loungers and on the back of a banana boat or taking part in some exercise? Then rock ‘n’ roll legend Elvis has the perfect back-up plan to get everyone feeling energetic!
And there you have it. Your essential summer playlist for 2018, full of tracks and songs which will transport you to the world of summer holidays ranging from romantic beach breaks to fun-filled family excursions to clubbing holidays. Still need some help on where to go? Check out our Destination of the Month blogs for some inspiration.