If you are yet to go on your summer holiday and are updating your list of favourite holiday songs to get you in the mood, then be sure to add these summer sizzlers to your list.


www.sunshine.co.uk have unveiled the ultimate holiday playlist, after Britons revealed the songs that most put them in the holiday mood or remind them of a trip abroad.

Music is important for Brits who go on holiday and helping them get in the holiday spirit with 88% admitting that certain songs put them ‘in the holiday mood’.  

A further 56% of the respondents claimed to have listened to music during their last holiday abroad by using an MP3 player, smartphone or other personal stereo.

The online travel agency ‘Kingston Town’ by UB40 and Katy Perry’s ‘California Gurls’ topped the list, with Madonna, Cliff Richard and The Beatles all taking their place among the top 10.

The Top 10 Holiday Songs:

1. Kingston Town (by UB40) – 46%

2. California Gurls (by Katy Perry) – 31%

3. Danza Kuduro (by Don Omar ft. Lucenzo) – 29%

4. Get Lucky (by Daft Punk) – 27%

5. Love Generation (by Bob Sinclair) – 25%

6. Here Comes the Sun (by The Beatles) – 22%

7. Dragostea din tei  (by O-Zone) – 20%

8. Sweet Disposition (by The Temper Trap) – 16%

9. Holiday (by Madonna) – 14%

10. Summer Holiday (by Cliff Richard) – 13%

Other songs that narrowly missed out on the top 10 were ‘Club Tropicana’ by Wham! (9%) and ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ by Shakira (4%).

Chris Clarkson, Managing Director of sunshine.co.uk, said the following: “Everyone has a song or two that reminds them of a certain holiday moment, whether it’s living it up in a beach bar or a track that was blasting through their headphones whilst they were lying around the pool. We wanted to find out what people deemed to be the ultimate holiday songs and there’s certainly an unusual mix in the top 10 list, from Cliff Richard to Daft Punk.” 

by for www.femalefirst.co.uk

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