Simply Summer Playlist

Simply Summer Playlist

P.O.V. The weather is getting warmer and days are becoming longer. You have just finished a long day of activities and now are on your way to the local gas station to pick up Icees and finish off your day right. As the sky is filled with the last bit of puffy cotton-like clouds for the day, the car ride is now filled with loud, upbeat music and the windows are rolled down exposing you to nothing but the breezy night. 

All you need now is a playlist to assist you through the warm days of summer 2022. The Lion’s Roar Staff has crafted just the playlist. Here is a list of 22 songs that will make summer 2022 even sweeter, both old and new.

These songs are for the summer crush that has taken over your days and nights.  This relationship is fun and free with no pressure from any of those peers around you in the school year. 

I Think We’re Alone Now- Tiffany 

Everybody Talks- Neon Trees

Kilby Girl- The Backseat Lovers

Babydoll- Dominic Fike 

Dilemma (Feat. Kelly Rowland)- Nelly

Chicken- Your Neighbors 

Wannabe- Spice Girls

Anything- Rusty Clanton


These songs can set you free, whether it be from a relationship, mindset, or any troubles you might have. Turn up the volume and yell to these songs as you feel a weight lift off of your shoulders.

Hurricane- Bridgit Mendler

Hand In My Pocket- Alanis Morissette

The Sweet Escape- Gwen Stefani, Akon

Spiderwebs- No Doubt

This Love- Maroon 5


Every playlist needs a Madonna song.

Material Girl- Madonna 


Feeling resentful towards someone? Need to get ‘even?  These songs will definitely fuel your need to level the playing field.

One Way or Another- Blondie

Hit ‘Em up Style (Oops!)- Blu Cantrell

Marceline- Vista Kicks

50 Ways to Say Goodbye- Train


Songs for the beach: Once you have settled on the beach with the towels and a cooler next to you, these tunes will give you that true vacation feeling.

Paralyzer- Finger Eleven

Take It or Leave It- Sublime With Rome 

Dani California- Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Joker- Steve Miller Band

Here is the link to the playlist.