Ahhh, summer. The British Summer is something we look forward to every other month of the year. With the late setting sun, 30+-degree temperatures, and BBQs, hitting the road is nothing short of inspiring. You might realise after setting off that the beautiful landscapes aren’t quite as exciting as you thought. Keep the energy going from A to B with our summer road trip playlist!
- Drive My Car by The Beatles
Nothing will get you in the mind set for driving like this Beatles throwback. It’s upbeat, it’s fun, and it’s British. Beep beep’m beep beep yeah!
- Hello by Adele
Don’t act like you don’t know all the words! Let the beautiful voice of Adele whisk you away to driving bliss.
- Wonderwall by Oasis
Voted the best British song of all-time, it’s the ultimate singalong to lift your spirits. Everyone knows the lyrics which makes it perfect for driving with friends.
- Born To Be Wild by Steppenwolf
Nothing says you’re “looking for adventure” like this classic. From the lyrics to the beat, this song will get you in the mood for the next 100 miles.
- Dakota by Stereophonics
Ultimate tune. Side effects include fun-filled memories with your friends, remembering the good ol’ days, and lusting after yesteryear.
- Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran
You may be waiting for an open stretch of motorway, but we know you’ll be belting the lyrics. We encourage you to sing at the top of your lungs.
- Uptown Funk ft. Bruno Mars by Mark Ronson
2.5 billion YouTube views can’t be wrong. We dare you not to smile while singing along to this tune.
- Highway to Hell by AC/DC
When you hear that opening riff something magical happens: your inner rock star comes out in full force. Use this track to bring back your excitement towards the end of your journey.
- Despactio ft. Justin Bieber by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
This chart-topper is quickly becoming the hottest song of the summer year. Even if you don’t understand the lyrics, it gets you energised for the rest of your trip.
- Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
It wouldn’t be a complete list with this iconic number. Roll down the windows, crank the volume, and channel your inner Freddie Mercury (just keep your eyes on the road).
Of course, this list is nowhere near comprehensive. Do any of these songs appear on your list already? Share some of your all-time favourites below!