· By David Millar

Summer Vinyl Playlist


As the week unfolds, social media has been buzzing with Spotify's personalized year-in-review playlists, unveiling the musical tapestry that defined our 2023. Not surprisingly, Taylor Swift claimed the global throne as the most listened-to artist, while Miley Cyrus's enchanting "Flowers" emerged as the top song. But let's not hit pause just yet – there's more to this musical journey in the email you're about to explore, courtesy of Onvinyl. 

Inspired by the recent playlist dedication, I couldn't resist curating a specially crafted compilation to elevate your summer vibes. Brace yourself for the ultimate Summer Vinyl Listening List, meticulously prepared and detailed below.

With December upon us, Onvinyl is gifting you the joy of free freight throughout New Zealand. Yes, you read that right – no freight charges for the entire month! Consider your Christmas shopping officially relocated to the comfort of your couch.

Ten perfect Summer songs (actually 11 songs)

Everybody loves the sunshine- Roy Ayers, from ‘Ubiquity’

Summer’s Cauldron/Grass- XTC, from ‘Syklarking’

Peaches- The Stranglers, from ‘Rattus Norvegicus’

Summer in the City- Lovin’ Spoonfield, from ‘Hums of the Lovin’ Spoonfield’

La Isla Bonita- Madonna, from ‘True Blue’

I Wana go to the Sun- Peter Frampton, from ‘Frampton Comes Alive’

Moondance- Van Morrison, from ‘Moondance’

California Soul- Marlena Shaw, from ‘The Spice of Life’

Summertime Sadness- Lana del Ray, from ‘Born to Die’

Suddenly Last Summer- The Motels, from ‘Little Robbers’


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