Summertime is the greatest for many, many reasons. So to get you through the heatwaves, the road trips, the park days and the beach dates, here’s our picks for the ultimate summer jams.

Bananarama – “Cruel Summer”
Blondie – “The Tide Is High”
Don Henley – “Boys Of Summer”
Simon & Garfunkel – “America”
Chicago – “Saturday In The Park”
The Lovin’ Spoonful – “Summer In The City”
Martha & The Vandellas – “Heatwave”
Mungo Jerry – “In The Summertime”
Beach Boys – “Surfin’ Safari”
The Ramones – “Rockaway Beach”
The Pixies – “Wave Of Mutilation”
Animal Collective – “Summertime Clothes”
Summer Camp – “Summer Camp”
Beat Happening – “Indian Summer”
Peter & The Wolf – “Safe Travels”
Vampire Weekend – “Holiday”
Friendly Fires – “Jump In The Pool”
MGMT – “Electric Feel”
Aqua – “Heat Of The Night”
Len – “Steal My Sunshine”
LFO – “Summer Girls”
Justin Timberlake – “Summer Love”
Nelly – “Hot In Herre”
R. Kelly feat. Aaliyah – “Summer Bunnies”
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – “Summertime”

~ Caitlyn Holroyd