14/08/2014 12:46 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

Summer Playlist: 10 Tracks To Listen To At The Beach

There are certain songs that just sound like summer. The tracks that, no matter where you are or what time of year it is, remind you of sandy bottles of suncream and your favourite summer read.

Whether it's 'Summertime' by the one and only DJ Jazzy Jeff, or the latest offering from X Factor veteran Ella Henderson (yeah, we didn't think we'd like her music either) we've compiled a list of tunes which go earphone-in-earphone with a beach towel, flip flops and a killer pair of shades.

So before you hop on a flight, make sure you download this playlist to soundtrack your sangria sipping.

While we've picked a selection of music out this year - the likes of Sam Smith, Vance Joy and more - we've also thrown in some old school curve balls for good measure.

We all know the power of an old song - particularly a 1990s classic - to trigger memories and transport us back in time. What better place than on the beach to relive your first Hubba Bubba-flavoured snog? Your first backie on a scooter or your first ever Bacardi Breezer?

We've also got your outfit sorted. You can thank us later.

If you're not off abroad this summer? There's no reason you can't whack this playlist on and dance around to it in the comfort of your own room. That's what we'll be doing.

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