If you can’t wait to put on your favorite pair of sunglasses and head to the beach here are 10 songs to take you there. Just remember the sun screen.
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince “Summertime”
It’s not officially summer until you hear this track played. Rewind back and remember Will Smith before he became the mega-popular blockbuster Hollywood actor he is today.
Ke$ha “Your Love Is My Drug”
The queen of partying, take a walk on the wild side — and to the beach — with Ke$ha. Just be careful when making that bonfire.
One Direction “What Makes You Beautiful”
As if you didn’t need one more excuse to listen to the U.K. boy band. Sing along, we dare you. We know you know all the words.
LMFAO “Sexy and I Know It”
LMFAO brought a whole new definition to the word Speedo in their music video “Sexy and I Know It.” Here’s to hoping you don’t witness any on your long weekend.
Blink 182 “All the Small Things”
If you’re a fan of those classic boy band videos take a look as Blink 182 jest about all the beach scenes.
Len “Steal My Sunshine”
Who doesn’t want to hang out on the Santa Monica Pier surrounded by palm trees? Let Len take you there.
Jay Sean “I’m All Yours”
Jay Sean takes us to Miami in his latest music video with Pitbull. Rev up that convertible and bring your favorite bathing suit for an exclusive hot tub party on their yacht.
Katy Perry “Teenage Dream”
Roll the windows down and take that trip to the beach while blasting the title track to Katy’s popular album.
LFO “Summer Girls”
Who can deny a track that starts with “New Kids On the Block had a bunch of hits/ Chinese food makes me sick/ And I think it’s fly when girls stop by for the summer?” Though their popular single didn’t catapult them to boy band takeover, it did produce this catchy track.
Flo Rida “Whistle”
As if you needed another reason to see Flo Rida without his shirt on. Travel with him to Acapulco, Mexico, in his latest video.
– Annie Reuter CBS Local