The Top 10 Songs For Summer Days

Memorial Day has come and gone, and summer will be here before we know it. That means beach trips, vacations, and pool days. A summer day is not complete without cold drinks, sunshine, and of course, music. Here are the top ten songs that need to be on your summer playlist!

10. “Island In The Sun” by Weezer

A simple melody for a relaxing day. Close your eyes and imagine that wherever you are, it is a beautiful island in the sun.

9. “The Boys Of Summer” by Don Henley

Everyone loves “The Boys Of Summer,” even if it’s the Ataris version! This song is the perfect one to listen to while you drive down the shore.

8. “Summertime” by Dj Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

This song is exactly what you need to get you into the summer mood. The perfect pool side jam.

7. “Cruise” by Florida Georgia Line feat. Nelly

The perfect mixture of country and hip-hop. This contains all the key points of summer: Bikini tops, Southern Comfort, falling in love, and tan legs!

6. “Lay Me Down” by Dirty Heads Feat. Rome of Sublime

A nice relaxing tune that will flow perfectly through your portable iPhone speakers while you’re mixing your drinks, or building a sand castle.

5. “Superbass” by Nicki Minaj

This should be one of the first songs on your CD when you drive down the shore. Exactly what you need to get you excited for your trip!

4. Party In The USA by Miley Cyrus

The perfect song for traveling all over the United States! It’s always a party when Miley’s around.

3. “Who Knows Who Cares” by Local Natives

After a busy day of shopping, hanging on the beach, or sight-seeing…light a fire and turn up this beautiful song. It’s time to relax!

2. “Ocean Avenue” by Yellowcard

This song basically screams summer! A must have on your summertime playlist.

1. ” Summer Girls” by LFO

This has been the summer anthem since 1999. What more is there to say?

Featured Image by Tom Hart via Flickr.


  1. Wakana Narisako

    May 27, 2015 at 3:20 pm

    I love Calvin Harris’ Summer but it was slightly over played when it came out. I would put it on every now and then

  2. Devon O'Connor

    May 27, 2015 at 8:25 pm

    Yes, lovin the Dirty Heads love <3

  3. Lauren S

    May 27, 2015 at 10:20 pm

    Love that you included Local Natives! And who could deny the magic of “Summer Girls”?

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