Sweet, sweet summertime. The sun's shining, the temperature's spiking, and all around the world's slipping into vacation mode. With feel-good vibes spreading like hillside wildflowers, it's essential you have a list of awesome summer tunes to soundtrack your road trips, beach days, and backyard bbq's, which is why DIY rocker's Milo Greene
have taken the task of comprising their top 10 essential summer jams. From "introspective summer days" to "slow dance summer nights" the California five-piece have you covered, so check out their list, spin their new tune "Don't You Give Up On Me," and grab their self-titled, debut album when it drops July 17.1. Shuggue Otis' "Strawberry Letter 23": Whether it's a sun roof, moon roof or a simple side window, roll it down and pump out the yam!
2. SWV's "Right Here": Ummm…Sisters With Voices! And Michael Jackson sample?! Duh.
3. Tangerine Dream's "One Night In Space": Summerdrugssummerdrugssummerdrugssummerdrugs.
4. James Brown's "The Payback": Summer Soul Session, aka, Triple S'zzzzzzz!
5. The Human League's "Human": Slow dance summer nights.
6. Arrested Development's "Mr. Wendal": Introspective summer days.
7. Haim's "Forever": Neighborhood grooves. Kewlest girls in town!
8. Astrud Gilberto's "Misty Roses": If you're looking to give birth in the spring months of 2013, this might make the cut— depending on the temperature of your relationship, of course.
9. Dream's "He Loves You Not": Four words — bad boy for life.
10. Bobby Womack's "Please Forgive My Heart": June 12!