Picture yourself heading on your cruising adventure – you’re in the car on your way to airport or port, all in the holiday spirit. Nothing gets everyone more in the mood to be going on their jollies than singing along to some favourite summertime songs!

With so many wonderful tunes to choose from, it wasn’t easy to pick the top 10 that get us singing along in a second – but we think these terrific tracks are all ones which put us in the travelling spirit!

1. Mungo Jerry – In the Summertime

The whole gang will be humming along to this classic hit! With a feel-good melody and catchy lyrics, this original summertime song can’t fail to put you in a jolly mood. And with lyrics like ‘we’re always happy, life’s for livin’ yeah, that’s our philosophy’ – how can you not be ready to cruise off into the distance?

2. Pitbull – Freedom

If Mr Worldwide himself isn’t an expert in holiday songs – then who is? Pitbull partnered up with Norwegian Cruise Line in 2015, and is the Godfather of the stunning Norwegian Escape – which you’ll see featured in his music video. This summer sizzler is sure to get you in the cruising mood – in his own words, ‘get on a ship and cruise the world!’

3. Madonna – Holiday

The ultimate holiday song – whether you’re cruising or flying to your favourite destination. It’s a holiday hit that you just simply can’t get out of your head – and lets be honest, everyone loves a bit of Madonna!

4. Hues Corporation – Rock the Boat

Come on – we had to include this! If this doesn’t get you up and dancing we don’t know what will. This 1970’s hit stormed the charts – and if you’re going cruising, it’s a must for the playlist!

5. Morecambe & Wise – Bring Me Sunshine

Bring Me Sunshine is sure to put a cheeky grin on your face and get your toes tapping! Nothing made the 70’s quite as memorable as this dynamic duo.

6. Frank Sinatra – Somewhere Beyond The Sea

You can’t beat a bit of Frank Sinatra – and we could of picked many of his classics, but this one is definitely a favourite. And it certainly seems appropriate to get you in the sailing spirit!

7.  Take That – Shine

Take That are the experts in feel good songs – and Shine does exactly that. You’ll picture yourself soaking up the sun out on deck in no time. And with any luck, the sun will stay shining for all of your cruise!

8.  All Saints – Pure Shores

If you’re a fan of Leonardo DiCaprio’s starring role in the sensational film ‘The Beach’, you’ll know that this All Saints song is all about sun, sand and unforgettable holidays. It’s the perfect track to sit back and relax with.

9. Tina Tuner – Proud Mary

If you’re heading on a river cruise – this is has to be the most apt song we could choose! Tina Turner’s unbelievable energy shines through this song, and we all know the part of this tune that gets you up and strutting your best moves!

10. Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now

We couldn’t think of a more appropriate hit than Don’t Stop Me Now to finish off your playlist – after all, you don’t want to the good times to end when it comes to cruising!

Ready for sunshine and a sing-along?

You’ve listened to some of the best songs to hit the high seas with and now its time to put them to good use. If you haven’t booked your dream sailing yet click here to see our latest deals. Or simply give our friendly team of cruise experts a call on 0800 027 8302 – they’ll have you heading for the sun in no time!

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