Those Summer Nights

Taylor Eckleberry’s summer playlist has plenty of jams for any summer occasion.

Although the first official day of summer is June 21, summer for NDSU students is just around the corner.

Finals are being taken, books are being returned and trips are being planned. The stress of the school year is finally ending, and we all want to enjoy the summer of 2017.

However, no summer is complete without a go-to playlist. I created a list of 15 essential new releases that will be sure to give you that summertime feeling.

This playlist is perfect for any summer activity whether you are traveling, hanging out with friends or listening to music on the job.

1.“Thunder” – Imagine Dragons

Go-to jam while driving and/or traveling.

2. “First Time” – Kygo & Ellie Goulding

Good beachy vibes for when you’re hanging out outside in the sun.

3. “DNA.” – Kendrick Lamar

If you enjoy rap, this is one of the hottest tracks on Kendrick Lamar’s new album.

4. “The Glow” – Sylvan Esso

Perfect if you’re feeling the care-free, indie vibe.

5. “The Cure” – Lady Gaga

Listen to this song when you’re in the mood to sing your heart out.

6. “1 Night”- Mura Masa (feat. Charli XCX)

Two words: Steel Drums.

7. “My Love”- Wale (feat. Major Lazor, Wizkid & Dua Lipa)

Has a perfect dance beat for when you feel like bustin’ a move.

8. “Late Night” – ODESZA

This electronic track is another go-to song while driving.

9. “Electric Touch”- ARIZONA

Gives you an upbeat summertime mood.

10. “LOVE.”- Kendrick Lamar (feat. Zacari)

Another track off of Kendrick Lamar’s new album that will have you feelin’ the love.

11. “Paper Love” – Allie X

The catchy beat will have you whistling along with the song in no time.

12. “Stay”- Zedd & Alessia Cara

Perfect your secret dance session.

13. “Unforgettable”- French Montana (feat. Swae Lee)

This hip-hop song is essential for your summer night-life activities.

14. “J-Boy”- Phoenix

Listen to this song when you are in the mood for indie.

15. “XO TOUR Llif3”- Lil Uzi Vert

A catchy rap song that will have you singing along with it.

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