10 Songs Inspired by the Beach
Boracay is one of the best and most picturesque beaches in the world. Foods, cocktails, nature, entertainment, parties—name it, Boracay has it. And while on the way there, it’s best to get yourself in a “beachy” mood!
To help you achieve that, here are 10 songs inspired by the beach that you can add to your “On the Way to Boracay” playlist now!
1. Surfin’ USA (The Beach Boys)
Everybody’s gone surfin’, surfin’ USA
This classic favorite beach song will surely put you in a cheery, dapper mood—and get you ready and excited for swimming and surfing!
2. Cool for the Summer (Demi Lovato)
Take me down to your paradise, don’t be scared coz I’m your body type…
Cool for the Summer is one sexy, oozing offering from the former Disney Diva. It’ll remind you of parties by the beach, and a great time in paradise. This is perfect for bonfire nights with your significant other or your friends!
3. Soak up the Sun (Sheryl Crow)
I’m gonna soak up the sun, I’m gonna tell everyone to lighten up…
Sheryl Crow’s 2002 hit song will surely bring good vibes, and will make you feel like dancing on the beach. Listen to this if you’re feeling a bit lonely, and it’ll kick the bad vibes away!
4. Ocean Avenue (Yellowcard)
Let your waves crash down on me, take me away…
An alternative love song, Ocean Avenue is perfect for couples who are going through a rough patch. Sometimes, all you need is a quick getaway to the beach—and this song will remind you of that!
5. Summer (Calvin Harris)
When I met you in the summer, to my heartbeat sound, we fell in love, as the leaves turned brown…
This EDM track will definitely make you think of the beach, the waves, and the sun! Listen to this and you will definitely feel like partying by the beach as soon as you can!
6. Mermaid (Train)
Can’t swim so I took a boat to an island so remote, stayed there ‘til the air was clear, bored and out of tears..
Are mermaids for real? Are there mermaids in Boracay? Who knows? But then again, this song is beautiful. With mermaids (at least, in the music video), ukuleles, and that whole nostalgic summer vibe, this song has got to be in your beach-ready playlist!
7. Upside Down (Jack Johnson)
I’ll share this love I find with everyone, we’ll sing and dance to Mother Nature’s song…
A song not just inspired by the movie Curious George, but also by the beach, and of Mother Nature herself, it will definitely bring good vibes as soon as you listen to it!
8. Walking on Sunshine (Katrina and The Waves)
I’m walking on sunshine, whoa, and don’t it feel good…
Upbeat and cheery, this classic will make you think of surfing the waves, enjoying the beach with your friends, and will simply make you sing your worries away.
9. In the Sun (Blondie)
In the sun, it’s for everyone, in the sun, we’re gonna have some fun
Yet another classic, this song is sure to make you think of beautiful summer days when you’d just want to bask in the sun, and have some fun!
10. A Drop in the Ocean (Michelle Branch)
I was drifting away like a drop in the ocean, when I saw heaven’s eyes, in your eyes…
Finally, end your playlist with this nostalgic ode to the beach—and to old loves and failed relationships. Sometimes, a trip to the beach brings back bittersweet memories—and this song will give you that and more!
Ready to go to Boracay? Don’t forget to listen to these songs and enjoy your trip even more!