Driving is an indispensable part of our life. We go the supermarket, to the theatre, to work, to haul our kids, to a party, for a day out and what not! And we drive! The same roads, the same traffic rules, the same boring signals and we gradually lose the passion to drive, something that actually caused several small accidents in our teenage years! Why let the fun die away? Driving to various destinations can still be enjoyable if you add a tinge of the right music to it. Don’t believe it yet? Well, try out the songs from the list below and your experience, sure, will change:


  • Lotus 72D by Z Roberto introduces a funky groove during a sunny drive.
  • Take It Easy solo by Eagles, perfect as a tension reliever for drivers.
  • Fallin’ Instrumental from Madlib, rock with the beats of this hip hop song.
  • Souls of Mischief for the perfect hip hop cruising mood.
  • Bruce Springsteen’s Born to Run, for kickass drivers who care for none.
  • Graceland by Paul Simon, a good choice if contemplation is on your mind.
  • The Pharaohs, feel free with this song on a road trip.
  • The Travel remix from Atmosphere, ideal for a road trip.
  • Road to Nowhere; this Talking Heads song is a good way to enhance the essence of your listless travel.
  • Lynyrd Skynrd’s Sweet Home Alabama, a throwback into the forgotten times and forgotten rivalries.
  • Let’s Ride from Q-Tip, get an adrenaline rush with this composition.
  • Wouldn’t It Be Nice from The Beach Boys, a soft tune to ride along with.
  • Arcade Fire’s Keep The Car Running, make sure you control your speed limit when you listen to this!
  • We Own the Sky from M83, feel free, even if you are not!
  • Where the Streets Have No Name from U2, never hesitate to go wandering!
  • Passing’ By Me, go retro with this track.
  • Juicy, the remix from Andrew Gentry, now here’s something from the latest craze.
  • Here I Go Again, forget your worries and hit the open road with this track.
  • Home by Magnetic Zeroes and Edward Sharpe, a beautiful romantic tune that takes you home faster!
  • Phantom Planet’s California, a nostalgic tone that takes back to your teen or youthful years.
  • Everyday Is a Winding Road, face your life as you face the challenging roads.
  • Scar Tissue from the album Californication, an ethereal beauty to listen to from the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
  • The Golden Age from the album Sea Change, is a soulful song for life-weary travelers to go on, just for a better morning.
  • Sufjan Stevens’ Chicago, an electrifying composition that gets you grooving while driving.
  • Two Of Us, from The Beatles; enjoying the time with your companion.
  • Shut Up and Drive from Rihanna, funky enough to make your drive enjoyable.
  • May This Be Love by Jimmy Hendricks, ideal for a lonely night drive.


Well, the list may be short but you got to try them out the next time you hit the roads. Will be back with more!