After an uncertain year of staying indoors and social distancing, we can finally go out and take those long-awaited road trips to further destinations other than just our couches. Finally, you are able to drive your vehicle further than the supermarket!
Besides the essentials such as car insurance, luggage, sunglasses, water bottles, good people, and good vibes to take on your trip, you will also need a good music playlist! We have got an epic summer playlist just for you, so you can line up those summer tracks whilst on the long road.
1.’Tap In’ – By Saweetie
This is the right song to get you hyped up when on the long road! 1. It reminds you to leave behind toxic exes, friends and situations and 2. It brings the club, party atmosphere right into the car ride. With the catchy trap music beat, it will leave you and your passengers dancing in your seats!
2. ‘Uthando’ – By Soa Mattrix ft Shaun101
This track originates from a trending and well-known music genre in South Africa that became most popular this year. This Amapiano track incorporates the high-pitched piano melodies, Kwaito basslines and low tempo and is a song all about love. This track will have you bobbing your head and surely wanting to get out at the next sightseeing spot to dance. There is no doubt this will be one of South Africa’s festive season jams.
3. ‘Intentions’ – By Justin Bieber and Quavo
This song will set the tone for the epic summer road trip. “Intentions” from Justin Bieber’s new album Changes, is the perfect song for you to just roll down the windows in the car, feel the fresh breeze on your face and smell the air of a different and exciting location.
4. ‘Casino’ – By AKA, Sho Madjozi, Flvme
Released from AKA’s new album Bhovamania, comes the ultimate hip-hop track for the long road. With collaborations from the gqom, afrobeats artist Sho Madjozi and hip-hop artist Flvme. The song incorporates a sample of an old EDM song and further dives into a hip hop beat with a variety of instruments. This diversity in this song and musicians makes this the perfect track for the long road as it caters to everyone’s ear.
5. ‘Cool’ – By Dua Lipa
The title of the song says it all! Dua Lipa’s “Cool” is just the kind of vibes you need this summer on your epic road trip. The lyrics are proof: “You got me, you got me losin’ all my cool / I guess we’re ready for the summer.”. This song will have your passengers singing along and moving in their seats whilst on the long road to the perfect destination.As the driver, though, stay focused and keep your eyes on the road.
We want you to enjoy this long-awaited summer and live your way! Add these songs to your summer music playlist and you are guaranteed to have an epic road trip. However, we also want you to be safe on the road. Keep your music at a reasonable volume, so that it doesn’t drown out the sound of the traffic.