We’re well into summer now, which means it’s time for one of our favorite episodes – song of the summer. We’re playing our picks for the best indie summer anthems. We’ve also highlighted one song to reign supreme as the actual song of the summer, it’s still a little early to tell, but these picks are definitely your best bets for summer songs you won’t mind hearing over and over.

Track Listing:

  1. “Chandelier” — Sia, 1000 Forms of Fear
  2. “Seasons (Waiting On You)” — Future Islands, Singles
  3. “To the Top” — Twin Shadow, Single
  4. “Go” — Grimes, Single
  5. “Do You” — Spoon, They Want My Soul
  6. “Call” — Francesco Yates, Single
  7. “OctaHate” — Ryn Weaver, Single
  8. “Talking Backwards” — Real Estate, Atlas
  9. “Sadie Hawkins” — Katie Kate, Nation
  10. “I’m Not Part of Me” — Cloud Nothings, Here and Nowhere Else
Song of The Summer 2014 16 July,2014Noise Pop

  • Dat

    Thanks. I enjoyed that. FYI, the track order is off. 3 and 4 are switched


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