Music is the food for the soul, and nothing compares to a song that resonates with an experience you’ve had. A song has a way of expressing a feeling or an emotion fascinatingly.
Artists have an uncanny ability to compose music and tunes that brings a vibe to a particular season – able to take an ordinary event or moment and display it in an expression of poetry that captures your imagination. You will find songs across all genres that bring and stir emotions of a particular season.
Here, we have sampled a collection of the top ten songs about seasons which are diverse in their genre and message.
“Summer” put the Scottish DJ Calvin Harris in the spotlight as it hit the UK singles chart as the number one single and reached a top ten position on the Billboard Hot 100. “Summer” was released on March 14th, 2014. It’s a pop track that paints a picture of summer, remembering a tale of two lovebirds that fell in love in that season.
Nothing is captivating as imagery expressed in a poetry-rich song. “A winter’s tale” does not disappoint in this respect. Queen beautifully enters the world of a dreamer and paints a picture of winter and an introspective feeling that comes with it. The song was originally composed by Freddie Mercury, and he died before its release in 1995. Queen, however, picked up the challenge, and the song is mostly attributed to him.
The Lonely Island is a hip-hop group based in California. The group was formed in 2001 by its three members; Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone, and Andy Samberg. In the song “spring break anthem,” the trio portrays an image of spring joy, with the recklessness of youth, partying and hype, and irresponsible behaviors like sex, drugs, and alcohol.
The” Autumn Almanac” is a classic rock released in 1967 by The Kinks. Though it did not make it to the Billboard Hot 100, it reached number three on the UK singles chart, and it’s still relevant to date. The song depicts a feeling of the Autumn season with its different colors and serene weather.
If you are a country music lover, then this is the song for you. “the boys of fall” is a country motivational song, and Kenny Chesney beautifully merges the bliss and the feeling of fall with the reality of an American football player and the determination and sweat that goes into the game. The song was recorded by Kenny Chesney and released in 2010 from the album “Hemingway’s Whiskey.”
Ariana Grande is a new pop star whose songs target the young generation. In “winter things,” released in 2015, she talks of her homecoming lover and the things they’ll do in winter. It is winter, but she can’t feel the cold, perhaps because of the excitement of her homecoming love.
“Lies of Summer” is a single from the album “Mental Illness” released in 2017. The name of the song is poetic and quite catchy. Mann refers to a boy as a menace and a lier in society and the consequences likely to follow him. She cautions that when he dies due to his behaviors, he will be forgotten. Aimee Mann is a pop-rock artist from Virginia, her music is sorrowful, but she is a good narrator and storyteller.
“In the summertime” is a best-selling single of all time. It was released in 1970 and recorded by Mungo Jerry, a rock band from Britain. Their lead singer, Ray Dorset, wrote the song, and it brings a “don’t care” attitude that comes with summer. It has reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100.
Released in 2007 from the album Magic, girls in their summer clothes is a song of a wishful thinker who would rather sit aside and observe rather than engage In action. Bruce Springsteen is quite a narrator, and the song shows his unmatched ability to tell a story in remarkable detail.
“Summer of ’69” was written by Jim Vallance and Bryan Adams as a song of conflicting decisions to follow your career or settle down. It was released in 1985 as the fourth single of the album reckless. It is a hype rock song, and the video is so vibrant that it will get you off your seat.