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11 timeless summer tunes

By Sj.Cliff
11 timeless summer tunes

As the sun shines brightly, you want to spend your days enjoying life. From going on a road trip to hitting the beach to a city break, there’s one thing that everybody needs: a summer playlist. Grow yours with this list of some of the finest summer songs for the ages.

Steal My Sunshine by Len – We start in 1999 where this quirky song will get you tapping and singing along with the pure summer vibes.

Time to Pretend by MGMT – A homage to those simpler times when you spent time playing from dawn to dusk without a care in the world. This is some anthem.

Summertime by DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince – You don’t get more summer than the Fresh Prince. Miami is an absolute banger but the Grammy-winning Summertime is just pure music satisfaction. Perfect for dancing, driving or “shooting hoops”.

Rhythm is a Dancer by Snap – It’s a soul companion. Getting this on Youtube music is sure to brighten anyone’s day. The uplifting beat has you ready to hit the beer garden.

What is Love by Haddaway – The 90s was home to some absolutely incredible dance tunes and this is right up there with the best of them.

Thong Song by Sisqó – There’s something about the melancholic orchestra being the backdrop for such a song. Cruise along windows down as you get in the mood for summer with this absolute classic.

California Gurls by Katy Perry – California girls are unforgettable, apparently, and who are we to argue with this icon of pop? The top song of summer 2010, it is sure to be heard for many summers to come.

Hot in Herre by Nelly – As if it’s been 13 years since this dropped! Nothing short of a summer classic, go dig it out.

Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado ft. Timbaland – To be fair, anything my Nelly Furtado is an absolute jam, but this sexy number was one of her finest. Throw on a crop top, shake your hips and get down low…

Barcelona by D Kay & Epsilon – It's the holidays, we all need to feel like we're in Barcelona! Pop on this track and turn where-ever your summer adventure takes you into the best holiday you've ever had.

This Is How You Know by Coyote Kisses – The most modern tune to get on to our list, this lesser known song oozes chill like a melting ice cream. Sit back, relax and enjoy.

Worried you haven't got these tunes downloaded? Chill out, we've made you a playlist:

 

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