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[PLAYLIST] The ultimate songs of summer according to us

Music goes really well with summer.

Everyone has a scratched CD under their passenger seat with ‘Summer Tunes’ written on it in sharpie. There aren’t many ‘Winter 2007’ playlists kicking around…am I wrong?

Here are songs you might love this summer, according to Olympic champions and the Olympic.ca team:

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Jill Officer, Olympic Champion  

Milky Chance – Stolen Dance

Denny Morrison, Olympic Champion

Banks – Drowning (Love Thy Brother Remix)

Geneviève Lacasse, Olympic Champion 

Sam Smith – Stay With Me

Paula Nichols, Lead Researcher
“I love the emotion you can hear in his voice and the power and gospel sound of the chorus.”

Future Islands – Seasons (Waiting On You)

Callum Ng, Senior Writer/Producer
“Future Islands frontman Samuel Herring has the most unique and awesome voice in rock right now. Enjoy!”

Coldplay – A Sky Full of Stars

Mark Nadolny, Contributor
“The combination of the foot-tapping beat, (Avicii), along with catchy lyrics (Chris Martin) makes this a perfect song to dance to this summer.”

Twin Forks – Something We Just Know

Steve Boudreau, Community Editor, French
“The melody screams summer nostalgia. Add a live acoustic feel combined with uplifting vocals and you’ve got yourself a perfect cottage song.”

The Black Keys – Weight of Love

Eric Boulé – Lead Designer
“Something about it really resonates. Usually I’d choose a more upbeat song, but ‘Weight of Love’ is really soothing.”


Kodaline – High Hopes (Filous Remix)

Marie-Ève Leclerc – Intern, Digital
“This song represents to me the endless possibilities about summer and the bittersweet feeling you get once it’s over.”

Right Said Fred – I’m Too Sexy

Asif Hossain – Community Editor, English
According to Asif, this was the first CD he ever owned, and naturally ‘I’m too sexy’ became his song of the summer. Every summer.


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