15 New Songs to Add to Your Summer 2020 Playlist

Turn it up.

Summertime during a pandemic is a paradoxical season where fraught anxiety fights against the languorous heat and irresistible weather—when the existential dread sets in just after the third patio cocktail. Normality may not be the same for a long time, but music will almost always cure the soul’s trepidations. Here, we’ve compiled a summertime playlist of new releases to dance to, cry to, sip to, and escape to.


Late Night by Lucky Daye


I Don’t Deserve You by Lexxicon


I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man (2020 Remaster) by Prince


Icy by Pinks Sweat$


Kubes by machinegun


Look Easy by Kaytranada feat. Lucky Daye


Fkn Around by Phony Ppl feat. Megan Thee Stallion


Summer 2020 by Jhené Aiko


I Spy by Lila Iké


Lockdown by Koffee


Play Fight by THEY. feat. Tinashe


Upset by Gashi feat. Pink Sweat$ and Njomza


C’est tout by Clay and Friends


Johnny by Tei Shi


Need You by Emanuel



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