Who needs some hot tunes?
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Lush, "Sunbathing," 1990 * The Sundays, "Summertime," 1997 * Camera Obscura, "Swimming Pool," 2001 * Florence + the Machine, "Swimming," 2009 * Wye Oak, "Hot as Day," 2011 * The Jezebels, "Endless Summer," 2011 * Yeah Yeah Yeahs, "Mosquito," 2013 * Courtney Barnett, "Avant Gardener," 2013 * Snail Mail, "Heat Wave," 2018 * Lanterns on the Lake, "Swimming Lessons," 2020 * Wolf Alice, "The Beach," 2021
posted by rikschell (46 comments total) 28 users marked this as a favorite
The Meat Puppets Swimming Ground 1985
posted by Frowner at 1:40 PM on July 1 [2 favorites]

XTC Summer's Cauldron / Grass 1986
posted by JoeZydeco at 2:09 PM on July 1 [5 favorites]

illuminati hotties, Pool Hopping
posted by ivan ivanych samovar at 2:21 PM on July 1 [2 favorites]

New Order, The Beach (1983).
posted by googly at 2:49 PM on July 1 [1 favorite]

Jane's Addiction, Summertime Rolls (1988).
posted by multics at 2:54 PM on July 1 [2 favorites]

Loudon Wainwright III, The Swimming Song(1973).
posted by sammann at 2:56 PM on July 1 [2 favorites]

Fucked Up, I Hate Summer (2010).
posted by multics at 2:59 PM on July 1

Slayer: South of Heaven (1988)
posted by gwint at 3:01 PM on July 1

Childish Gambino, Feels Like Summer (2021)

it's winter where I am
posted by adept256 at 3:11 PM on July 1

Marnie - Summer Boys, (2017)
posted by adept256 at 3:15 PM on July 1

My Chemical Romance - Summertime.
posted by signal at 4:05 PM on July 1

Deftones - My Own Summer.
posted by signal at 4:05 PM on July 1

REM, Nightswimming

Still Corners, Endless Summer
posted by Clowder of bats at 4:13 PM on July 1 [1 favorite]

Regina Spektor Summer in the City

The Lovin' Spoonful Summer in the City
posted by the primroses were over at 4:42 PM on July 1 [2 favorites]

New Bad Things - Concrete
illuminati hotties - Pool Hopping
posted by snofoam at 4:46 PM on July 1

Summertime - Billy Strings & Marcus King
posted by MonkeyToes at 4:55 PM on July 1 [1 favorite]

Husker Du Celebrated Summer
posted by Frowner at 5:07 PM on July 1 [3 favorites]

Animal Collective, summertime clothes
posted by boomdelala at 5:36 PM on July 1

Demi Lovato - Cool for the Summer.
posted by signal at 6:37 PM on July 1

Bat For Lashes - The Boys of Summer.
posted by signal at 6:40 PM on July 1

(I love The Sundays so much.)
posted by wenestvedt at 6:40 PM on July 1 [2 favorites]

Mirah — “Light the Match”
posted by snortasprocket at 7:02 PM on July 1

I Love Hot Nights -- Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers
posted by y2karl at 7:05 PM on July 1

Oh a favorite that I don't think many have heard: L.J. Booth - Swimming Hole
posted by hippybear at 7:24 PM on July 1 [1 favorite]

Chuck Prophet - Summertime Thing
Francis Dunnery - American Life in the Summertime
Doves - Catch the Sun
posted by borborygmi at 8:07 PM on July 1 [2 favorites]

Thao and the Get Down Stay Down - Swimming Pools
posted by centrifugal at 9:40 PM on July 1 [1 favorite]

Rudy Willingham, Pool Party
posted by rouftop at 10:38 PM on July 1

The Lucksmiths, T-Shirt Weather
posted by verstegan at 12:57 AM on July 2

Pale Sketcher - Seventh Heaven
Pizzacato Five - Girl from Ipenema
Dinosaur Jr - Take a run at the sun
B52's - Summer of love
Chris Rea - On the beach
Don Henley - Boys of summer
QotSA - Feel good hit of the summer
Mogwai - Summer
posted by phigmov at 2:43 AM on July 2

Sly & the Family Stone: Hot Fun in the Summertime

Animal Collective, again: Banshee Beat. (Don’t be misled by the title; much mention of the swimming pool here.)
posted by barrett caulk at 7:05 AM on July 2

The Summer Sun - Chris Stamey
Saints - The Breeders
Waiting for the Sun - The Doors
Hot Night - Meshell Ndegeocello
Hot Hot Hot - The Cure
Land of Sunshine - Faith No More
City too Hot - Scratch Perry
posted by SoundInhabitant at 7:08 AM on July 2

Rhett Miller, Most in the Summertime

Guadalcanal Diary, Always Saturday

Always Saturday has always made me picture summers in the small town where I went to college. I've never watched the video and am kinda reluctant to in order in case it changes how I think of the song...
posted by nickmark at 7:54 AM on July 2 [2 favorites]

Rhett Miller with Rachael Yamagata Fireflies

Lucero Summer Song
posted by the primroses were over at 8:02 AM on July 2

In The Summertime - Mungo Jerry
Summer Girl - HAIM
(Sun-eyed) Girl - Beck
Hot Hot Hot!!! - The Cure
posted by progosk at 8:05 AM on July 2 [1 favorite]

Sunroof - Nicky Youre & Dazy (2021)
posted by JoeZydeco at 9:59 AM on July 2

Hot in the City - Billy Idol (1982)
Hot Child in the City - Nick Gilder (1978)
Too Hot - Kool and the Gang (1979)
Some Like it Hot - Power Station (1985)
posted by JoeZydeco at 10:09 AM on July 2

"Indian Summer" - Blood Cultures (2017)
posted by dobi at 6:31 PM on July 2

ABBA's Summer Night City
posted by yclipse at 3:16 PM on July 3

Arthur Russell Let's Go Swimming
posted by Frowner at 3:59 PM on July 3

Hüsker Dü - Celebrated Summer
posted by snofoam at 5:04 AM on July 4

Soul Coughing - Soft Serve
posted by dlugoczaj at 1:31 PM on July 5

I have another - Magic Summertime, an outstanding song by Eleni Mandell
posted by yclipse at 6:20 PM on July 13

Ultramarine - British Summertime

Belbury Poly - Summer Round
posted by Frowner at 7:09 PM on July 13

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