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Top 5 songs for you to cover this summer

Rahima Khan, in Community news
Aug 18, 2023 | 4 min read

Summer is in full swing, and it’s the perfect time to dust off your musical instruments and hit the right note with some classic summer songs. Whether you are a seasoned musician or an emerging talent, these melodious anthems are an absolute delight to cover.

So, sit back, tune your instruments, and discover the perfect melodies to keep your audiences singing along all summer long.

1. Cruel Summer – Taylor Swift

Cruel Summer cover

Source: SoundCloud

Let’s begin with Taylor Swift’s revitalizing pop anthem, “Cruel Summer,” from her album, Lover. The song’s heady mix of pop synth and expressive lyrics makes it a must-cover for anyone looking to bring in a dash of summer romance to their repertoire. Its catchy beat and pop essence make it a modern-day classic.

2. Summer in the City – The Lovin’ Spoonful

Summer in the city cover

Source: Wikipedia

Following closely is the vintage summer anthem, “Summer in the City” by The Lovin’ Spoonful. This song is a delightful treat for the ears, featuring bustling city noises over a pulsating beat. It encapsulates the city’s energetic summer vibe, perfect for adding some variety to your playlist.

3. That Summer Feeling – Jonathan Richman

That summer feeling song cover as part of top 5 best summer songs

Source: Discogs

Next on our list is “That Summer Feeling” by Jonathan Richman, from the album Jonathan Sings! This heartfelt anthem captures the essence of the sunny season, making it an ideal summer song to cover. The guitar strumming pattern of this song is a joy to learn, and you can find resources to help you on the Soundbrenner blog.

4. California Gurls – Katy Perry

California Gurls cover

Source: Wikipedia

Who can resist the allure of California’s sun-kissed beaches and carefree summer vibes? Katy Perry’s “California Gurls” from the album Teenage Dream embodies all these and more. Its lively beats and engaging lyrics make it a quintessential summer song that you must cover this season.

5. Summer Breeze – Seals and Crofts

Summer breeze cover

Source: Wikipedia

Last but not least, “Summer Breeze” by Seals and Crofts. This timeless classic has a smooth, laid-back rhythm, ideal for a breezy summer day. The combination of acoustic guitar, harmonies, and soothing lyrics makes it a perfect summer song to cover.

Wrapping up

A successful cover is all about making the song your own and connecting with your audience on a personal level. So, don’t be afraid to add your unique touch to these summer hits. And while you’re at it, make sure you have the right tools to enhance your performance.

For all your musical needs, Soundbrenner has a wide range of products to elevate your summer performances. Check out our Metronomes, Core, and Pulse, which are the perfect gadgets needed to reach your summer musical goals.

People wearing Soundbrenner metronomes

So, tune-up, and let the music take you on an unforgettable summer journey. 

Happy performing!

Thanks for reading our article on the top 5 songs for your to cover this summer! We at Soundbrenner are dedicated to helping musicians stay focused on what truly matters: their music. By creating innovative devices, such as Soundbrenner Pulse and Core, our goal is to deliver the best possible practice experience for musicians. Click here to find out more.

Got a question about Soundbrenner wearables? Reach out to us at [email protected], we’re happy to help!

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