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Top 10 Summer Songs (Feature)

It may only be April but the sun has started so we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 songs which need to be on your summer playlist!


Now it may only be April, but the sun has been shining a lot recently and festival line-ups are currently being announced, which can only mean one thing – summer is officially on its way!

So find out what we reckon are the top 10 songs which are guaranteed to get you in the mood for summer and should definitely be on your playlist for when the sun is shining!

Compiled By: Sophie Sinclair

10. Here Comes The Sun – The Beatles

That’s right, the sun is on its way and this 1969 classic song from this legendary band is the perfect way to kick start this playlist. It’s just what is needed for getting you in the mood for the summer months to come!

9. Glastonbury – Scouting For Girls

Got the festival blues? Well don’t worry, this song is the perfect solution to getting the memories flooding back, as well as getting you even more excited about all the great times there is to come this summer as the festival season is quickly approaching!

8. All Summer Long – Kid Rock

This was the summer song of 2008 as well as being Kid Rock’s biggest hit to date. “Sipping whiskey out the bottle, not thinking about tomorrow” – this pretty much sums up everyone’s summer months right?!

7. Sun Is Up – Inna

Now of course the summer is all about having fun and partying, so this list wouldn’t be complete without a great club song included somewhere. This infectious 2010 tune by Romanian artist Inna is guaranteed to make you want to dance all summer long!

6. Pocketful Of Sunshine – Natasha Bedingfield

It’s true, the sun definitely does make everything better and so does this catchy song! We wish we could have a pocketful of sunshine all year round!

5. Summer Love – Justin Timberlake

Now with the sexy JT currently making his big comeback of course he had to make it on to our list. This 2007 upbeat pop song is great, and I’m sure I’m not the only girl who would love to have a summer romance with Justin!

4. California Gurls – Katy Perry

“Sipping gin and juice, laying underneath the palm trees” – now doesn’t that just sound like the perfect way to spend the summer because we certainly think so! This 2010 Number 1 hit song makes us want summer to hurry up and get here now!

3. Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams

Now I’m sure I’m not the only one who has a favourite summer which was so much fun that they wish they could go back and relive it all over again. So this 1985 summer jam is needed on everyone’s holiday playlist, to remind you of all the previous great summers you’ve experienced! We wish the summer really would last forever!

2. Walking On Sunshine – Katrina And The Waves

This legendary song is guaranteed to put a smile on your face from the moment it starts! It’s upbeat, cheesy and fun – everything we love in a song! If we could, we would have it on repeat all day long!

1. Beautiful Day – U2

Driving along with the windows down, the sun shining and this hit song blaring is a definite sign that summer is here. It’s the perfect song for explaining how summer should be – having lots of adventures in the sunshine, we couldn’t think of anything better!

So there we have it, the top 10 songs that should definitely be on your summer playlist! There were many others that could have been added to the list including The Beach Boys, Bob Marley and even some One Direction! But to be honest, any lively feel good song is perfect music to be the soundtrack to your summer!

Leave us a comment below letting us know what you thought of our top 10 and any songs which you think should have made the chart!

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