Everything is better under the sun, so we made a list of sun-themed songs that also talk about love, summer, heartbreak or California. Whether it’s summer or winter wherever you are, this list has just enough sunshine to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

(YouTube and Spotify playlists at the bottom of the article)


The Kinks – Sunny Afternoon

The Beach Boys – The Warmth of the Sun

Lou Reed – Ride Into the Sun

Neil Young – California Sunset

The Beatles – I’ll Follow the Sun

Guster – The Sun Shines Down on Me

The Velvet Underground – Who Loves the Sun

Flight Facilities – Sunshine

Two Door Cinema Club – Sun

The xx – Sunset


Bonus track:

The Beatles – Here Comes the Sun


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