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5 Favourite Summer Driving Songs

5 Favourite Summer Driving Songs

A summer road trip is never complete without a great playlist. If you’re gearing up for an epic adventure with some sing-along tunes, here are 5 favourite summer driving songs that will have you singing and entertained during your journey.

Life Is a Highway by Tom Cochrane

Finding the right tune to start off your road trip can be really tricky. You need it to be a banger of a song that everyone loves, and that will put you in the right mood and mindset right from the get-go. And no song is better to kick off your journey than Tom Cochran’s Life Is a Highway. From the first note to the last, you’ll be singing your heart out without a care in the world.

Shut Up and Drive by Rihanna

When you’re starting to get a little drowsy behind the wheel, the perfect song to perk you back up is Rihanna’s pop hit Shut Up and Drive. The synchronized guitar riffs and Rihanna’s mesmerizing voice is a guaranteed pick me up no matter how tired you feel or how much further you have to go. 

Fantastic Voyage by Coolio

When you’re embarking on your own solo voyage, you need a tune that will remind you of just how fun road-tripping really is. And this 90’s rap classic is still as fun to sing along to now as it was decades ago. With a funky beat and quirky lyrics, this vintage hip hop hit will have you rhyming your best rhyme and dancing in your seat. 

Take Me Home, Country Roads by John Denver

You don’t need to be from West Virginia to find this tune extremely catchy. This John Denver classic released back in 1971 became an instant hit that never lost steam. Today, it’s still one of the most played songs and a true road trip anthem no matter where you’re from. With an easy to learn chorus, this tune is best sung loud and proud as you pass along the country roads with a sunset in toe. 

Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Arguably one of the best road trip songs of all time is Sweet Home Alabama. Cheerful, catchy, and belt out worthy, this song is worth having on your playlist more than once. 

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