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Top 10 Songs for Car Rides


a girl going on a road trip

Whether you're going on a road-trip with your friends or going down a highway at night, listening to music while driving can be one of the most refreshing and calming things to do. Don't miss out on some of these songs while you're in the car!

1. M83 - Midnight City


M83's Midnight City is perfect for a car ride, especially at night! The upbeat synthesiser evokes a feeling of nostalgia as the singer talks about watching the city grow while riding at midnight. So grab your keys, roll down the window & crank up the volume with M83 :


Waiting in the car

Waiting for the ride in the dark

At night the city grows

Look at the horizon glow


2. The Smiths - There Is A Light That Never Goes Out

The Smiths has mastered the art of capturing the little moments in life. This song sings about riding in a car with your lover, meeting new people & not wanting to go home. The next time you're driving to a night-out, crank this song up in you car and you won't regret it :


Take me out tonight

Where there's music and there's people

And they're young and alive

Driving in your car

I never never want to go home


3. Arcade Fire - Wake Up


Feeling lost or down? Take a drive down the road with Arcade Fire's Wake Up and let your thoughts run. The song sings about growing up & the struggles of adulthood, something we can all relate once we turn 21:

If the children don't grow up

Our bodies get bigger but our hearts get torn up

We're just a million little god'