airplane-US_juan-mayenThis was one of the hardest things I have ever had to do – how do you successfully pare down an expansive library of music into a bite size sampling of travel tunes?  Here’s the result – I tried to include a little bit of everything in the hopes that everyone would be able to find at least one song they enjoyed.  All of these songs and artists are played at least once while I am traveling – whether it’s by car, train, plane, or boat.  Enjoy!

1. Everybody’s on the Run – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Not only a great opening song to a great album this song is also a great opening anthem for any adventure.

2. Love Takes a Wrecking Ball – A Silent Film

3. I Summon You – Spoon

4. Razz – Kings of Leon

5. Some Kind of Nature – Gorillaz

6. Mistaken I.D. – Citizen Cope

7. Taught to Look Away – Matt Pond PA

8. Our Day Will Come – Waldeck

9. Lose That Gun – Alfred Hall

10. Animal – Miike Snow

11. Feel the Love – Rudimental

12. La La La – Naughty Boy & Sam Smith

13. No More – Shlohmo & Jeremih

14. Creep in a T-Shirt – Portugal. The Man

15. Bo Tem Mel – Nelson Freitas & C4 Pedro

16. Gimme Sympathy – Metric

17. Ram On – Paul & Linda McCartney

18. The Good Ones – The Kills

19. 17 Years – Ratatat

20. Mr. E’s Beautiful Blues – Eels

“G**damn right it’s a beautiful day” Enough said.

For further travel music suggestions check out StudentUniverse’s travel playlist on Spotify. Here is another great travel playlist that features 50 Essential Songs for Your Travel Playlist.  Shuffle it up and get on the road!

Sources: YouTube

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