Songs you need to add to your holiday playlist


Arguably, the perfect companion when it comes to travelling is music as it has the knack of providing the soundtrack to pretty much everything – from picture perfect moments to the ones of frustration. Being travellers ourselves, the team at Touristly has come up with a list of our picks when we are on the road.

For bus or plane rides

Sufjan Stevens – Chicago
The Proclaimers – 500 miles
Radical Face – Wandering
Tracy Chapman – Fast Car

For the beach

Slim Smith – Burning Horns
Incubus – I Wish You Were Here
All Saints – Pure Shores
Kokomo – Beach Boys

For long walks

Vanessa Carlton – A Thousand Miles
Travis – Flowers in the window
American Authors – Flowers in the window
Plastic Bertrand -Ca Plane Pour Mo

For quiet nights

Jamie Cullum- All at Sea
José González -Cycling Trivialities
Astrud Gilberto – Girl from Ipanema
John Mayer- Gravity

For romantic getaways

Frank Sinatra – Strangers in the Night
Katie Melua – Nine Million Bicycles
Katy Perry – Teenage Dream
Elvis – Can’t Help Falling in Love with You

For long layovers

Jennifer Paige – Stranded
Axel Flóvent – Forest Fires
Lenny Kravitz – Fly away
The Kinks – Tired of Waiting

For lazy mornings

Bruno Mars – Lazy Song
Zee Avi – Concrete Wall
Daughter – Candles
Hozier – Cherry Wine

For times when things aren’t going according to plan

Savage Garden – The Animal Song
Sigur Rós – Hoppípolla
Aaliyah – Try again
Snow Patrol – Run

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