Ahh, summer—the sun, the water, the sand. It sounds so perfect right now that school has finally ended. To kick off your best summer yet, we've got the perfect songs, new and old, for you to get ready for that long road trip with your barkada or days spent at the beach. These songs will surely get you up on your feet and make sure you have the best summer yet!
1 "Riptide" by Vance Joy
The acoustic intro is enough to keep your spirits up! Jam to this catchy tune by Vance Joy while enjoying either a walk around the park or a day at the beach. Watch out for those big, scary riptides but do keep this song in your playlists all year round!
2 "Rather Be" by Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne
This Grammy-winning song is bubbly and sophisticated, like you Candy Girl! Your dance parties should keep a tab on this catchy tune and keep you clicking your heels 'til the sun rises and live up to the chorus! After all, there's no school the next day to worry about.
3 "sol." by Mausi
This song will make you want to get on a plane and start travelling the world even for just three months! It’s bright, sunny, and just plain fun. The accompanying music video will definitely keep you excited about your summer plans this year.
4 "Runaways" by Betty Who
Betty Who's amazing single is for those chill, evening drives when you're with your friends and you've got not a thing to worry about. Picture this: driving 'round the city with the bright lights and cameras ready to capture the evening's precious memories. Now add in this song and you've got a memorable night spent with your friends.
5 "Young Blood" by The Naked and Famous
Live while you're young! Be bold and adventurous by making the most out of your youth. You'll never get sick of this song’s sparkling intro and catchy lyrics!
6 "Morning" by Beck
Also a big Grammy winner, Beck's "Morning" is a serene and peaceful song that is absolutely perfect for those early mornings spent at home or anywhere else you also consider as a sanctuary. Slow, captivating, and just so relaxing, Beck's album Morning Phase is just the perfect kickstarter for the best summer yet.
What are your favorite songs for the summer? Let us know in the comments or tweet us @candymagdotcom. We always love hearing from you.