“Crystallized” — Young the Giant
Ever imagined that moment when you run out of your last class of the year and throw your papers in the air? Well, Young the Giant made a song just for that occasion, and it will keep you feeling happy for days. And what’s more happy than summer?
“The Walker” — Fitz and the Tantrums
No walk in the warm summer sun would be complete without this aptly named song by Fitz and the Tantrums. It’s cute and it makes you want to move your feet, which is perfect for a summer song.
“Tongue Tied” — Grouplove
No summer playlist on the face of this earth would be complete without this classic song. Its infectious beat and powerhouse vocals will have you singing at the top of your lungs with your friends as you have a picnic, go to the beach or do anything summer-related. “Tongue Tied” is the epitome of summer songs.
“What You Wanted” — OneRepublic
Take the top down on your car, get on the highway and start blasting this summer jam. Its anthematic style and beautiful chord progressions make for the perfect driving song. Plus, it just all-around makes you love life.
“Always Alright” — Alabama Shakes
Having a barbeque this season? This stomp-and-clap masterpiece by the ever-talented Alabama Shakes is a necessity. Its folksy vibe is perfect for grilling some ribs and hanging out with friends.
“The Mother We Share” — CHVRCHES
This last song is perfect for tanning and sitting by the pool or the beach. Its chill, techno vibe is great for just unwinding in the summer sun. So get in your hammock, put on your headphones and drift off into dreamland while listening to this mellow electronica tune by CHVRCHES.