18/07/2013 11:28 BST | Updated 17/07/2014 08:59 BST

20 Songs For A Great British Heatwave (SPOTIFY PLAYLIST)

The Jam 1977 Bruce Foxton, Rick Buckler and Paul Weller (Photo by Chris Walter/WireImage)

In the words of Irving Berlin: we're having a heatwave! In case you hadn't noticed. (Note: that second sentence was just a scratch lyric.)

And every hot summer - or at least 'longer than average spell of sunshine' - needs a soundtrack. From Wham! to The Jam, Billy Idol to Ella Fitzgerald, here are 20 of the finest, sunniest tracks to accompany this crazy weather...