It’s summer and that means it’s time to give your playlist a makeover. You want fun, festive music that screams summer so you can have fun and dance whenever the mood strikes. There are loads of top choice options, but I’m bringing you some of the very best. Add these to your playlist and any situation will be a million times better. Summer is all about letting loose and having fun and you need these songs to do the season justice.
1. “Paradise” by Tove Lo
This song is all about summer love, but it also has the island beat and summery tempo that makes it perfect for dancing and singing along. I’d blast this tune on the beach from my iPod or during a backyard get together with friends. The words are fun and the instruments in the background are perfect for hot weather parties.
2. “That Summer Feeling” by Jonathan Richman
This song totally epitomizes the longing you feel for summer when it isn’t around. It might not be the classic dance tune, but I think you’ll find yourself singing along and getting into the groove. If nothing else, you can get close to the one you love and sway a little bit.
3. “All Summer Long” by Kid Rock
He’s a little bit country and a little bit rock ‘n roll, and this song is no exception. Kid Rock does a masterful job of making you feel summer through his beat and his lyrics. You will want to turn the music up loud when this comes on because it’s perfect for an impromptu summer dance party.
4. “This is How We Roll” by Florida Georgia Line
Even if you don’t like country music, you will not be able to resist dancing to this tune. The words are fun to scream out as you sing along and the instrumental is perfect. If you’ve avoided the country scene, now is the time to change that because artists like Florida Georgia Line are changing things and dance worthy beach hits are all over the place.
5. “in the Summertime” by Mungo Jerry
A summer dance soundtrack isn’t complete without this hit song. It’s easy to dance to and will get everybody moving within the first few lines. You’ll find yourself putting this one on repeat because it’s just so fun and the music just makes you feel like summer has arrived.
6. “Sunbathing Animal” by Parquet Courts
If you’re looking for something that won’t be on everyone else’s playlist, this song will do it for you. The song is the perfect blend of summer guitar music and vocals you won’t be able to get enough of. It will be hard not to get up and dance when this tune comes on.
7. “Blister in the Sun” by Violent Femmes
This rockin’ song will just make you feel good. You’ll remember summers gone by and will want to dance through the whole track. This song might not be the first one you think of for your summer playlist, but you won’t be sorry you added it.
What’s on your dance playlist this summer? What other suggestions do you have?