Imagine you’re on the road with your best friends. The windows are down, there’s wind in your hair, and the summer sun lighting the way to your destination is made all of the more perfect by the music playing in the background.
A road trip playlist can heavily influence how a person feels over the course of the journey, and having the right songs will keep the mood up no matter where you’re driving. Below are some album suggestions to listen to as you drive from place to place.
- Golden Hour by Kacey Musgraves
Want to kick back and relax? Check out this country disco-pop project! Comprised of atmospheric tracks and Musgraves’ gorgeous lyrics, it will encourage you to stop and appreciate nature and the beauty of love. Golden Hour will make you want to take a deep breath and let go of your stress.
- Blackout by Britney Spears
Need an album with nonstop bops? Listen to the pop masterpiece, Blackout. Released in 2007 during a tumultuous time in Spears’ personal and professional life, this work is filled with fun and energetic songs that will lift your mood no matter what.
- Red (Taylor’s Version) by Taylor Swift
Looking for a project that has relaxing, melancholy, and upbeat elements? Swift has rerecorded and expanded her album Red, originally released in 2012. With 30 tracks and over 2 hours of playtime, everyone in the car will be able to find a song for them.