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The ultimate road trip playlist

Sarah P 19 July 2022

Are you preparing for your summer adventure? A key part of many holidays is the time you spend on the road. Whether it’s you and your bestie, a bigger group of friends or a family adventure, there’s one thing that is key to making the trip a memorable one - getting the playlist for your journey just right! 

Here at the Big Domain, we’ve done the hard work for you to ensure the theme tune to your trip is just perfect.

We scoured Spotify to find the top 50 road trip playlists and then broke them down to reveal the most popular road trip songs and artists. Made up of songs spanning the 70s, 80s, and 90s right up to 2020, we’re sure you’ll agree that this is quite the playlist. So, without any further ado...


The top 20 road trip songs

Also featured in the top 50 were many that you may expect (and others you might not), including Sk8er Boi by Avril Lavigne at number 33, Bohemian Rhapsody Queen by at 37, Highway to Hell by AC/DC at number 43, and Summer of ‘69 by Bryan Adams at 49! If you want to enjoy the full top 50, you can listen to the ultimate road trip playlist on Spotify: 

The playlist lasts a total of 3 hours and 7 minutes - which is approximately how long it takes to drive from London to Cardiff (about 150 miles), and if you’re driving further, you can just hit repeat; there’s no way this playlist is getting old.


The top 20 road trip companions

Finally, our research also revealed the top 20 road trip companions by searching out the artists that appeared most frequently across all road trip playlists. Taylor Swift took the top spot, appearing 81 times out of 50 playlists, closely followed by Rhianna, featuring 78 times, and Maroon 5 with 65 features.


Ready for your 2021 road trip? If you haven't yet got anything booked, there's still time for a last-minute summer holiday in the UK with a group of friends or family. Get one of our large cottages in the UK booked, fire up the Ultimate Road Trip Playlist and get ready for your most memorable holiday yet!

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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