If you didn’t already know, there are different kinds of playlists for the beach. There’s the throwback hits playlist for building sandcastles and playing frisbee, the happy hits playlist for picnicking, and the chill playlist for relaxing and napping on the warm sand. From summertime classics to modern hits, this is the perfect playlist for getting some much needed shut-eye under the sun. Here is the perfect beach playlist for you!
Here Comes The Sun- The Beatles
You can never go wrong with The Beatles. This laid back classic is sure to relax you while watching the waves. You totally need this on your beach playlist.
No Pressure- The Kooks
Give this song a listen and try to tell me it’s not perfect for the beach. You’ll quickly be drifting off while hearing lead singer Luke Pritchard’s soothing voice sing “We’re just having a good time, honey”. Who doesn’t want this one on their beach playlist?
I don’t know about you, but this song never gets old to me. The chill beat on this hit combined with Khalid’s angel voice is perfect for relaxation on the beach.
California Dreamin’- The Mamas & The Papas
Is this not the epitome of all beachy summer songs? Gotta go on the beach playlist. This song about longing for warmth and sun rays on a winter’s day fits the beach perfectly.
Summertime Sadness- Lana Del Rey
“I’m feelin’ electric tonight / Cruisin’ down the coast goin’ ‘bout 99”. Lana’s smooth voice fits the ocean waves well and is almost lullaby-like, perfect for a quick snooze.
Sister Golden Hair- America
This laidback classic about loving a girl who wants more will definitely have you in your feels. The bittersweet lyrics are calming nonetheless and sure to give you sweet dreams.
Mystery of Love- Sufjan Stevens
From the Call Me By Your Name soundtrack, this dreamy tune evokes images of peaceful waters and beautiful scenery. Let’s be honest, nearly anything by Sufjan Stevens is tranquil and can easily be placed on this list.
Could you ask for anything more than acoustic guitar and Kehlani’s voice? This sweet love song is definitely my go to chill song.
My Kind of Woman- Mac DeMarco
Mac Demarco’s music is highly influenced by the psychedelic era of music in the 60s, which fits perfectly with chill beach days. This song’s slow beat will slowly put you into a nice sleep on the sand.
From The Dining Table- Harry Styles
Harry’s voice accompanied by soft music and sweet lyrics: the perfect combination. The slow build up in this song to angelic harmonies pairs perfectly with the sound of waves in the distance.