My Favorite Travel Music Playlist

by Amanda/Backpacking Tips Asia
(Oslo, Norway)

Traveling without music is like traveling without my undies. I feel naked if I don't bring my favorite playlist.

Here's my favorite songs for the road, and essentials for partying in Asia:

By using Spotify, you can make your own playlist and download it on your phone! SWEET! :-)

1) Creedence Clearwater Survival "Proud Mary", "Bad Moon Rising", "Born on the Bayu"

2) Kings of Leon "Be Somebody", "Sex on Fire" "Use Somebody", "California Waiting"

3) Ventura Highway "America"

4) Don McLean "American Pie"

5) Bob Marley "Three Little Birds", "One Drop"

6) The Cure "Close to Me", "Friday, I'm in love"

7) Cat Stevens "Wild World"

8) Daryl Hall and John Oates "Out of Touch", "You Make my Dreams"

9) Bobby McFerrin "Don't Worry, Be Happy"

10) Iggy Pop "The Passenger", "Lust for Life"

11) Sam Cooke "Wonderful World"

12) Queen feat. David Bowie "Under Pressure"

13) Paul Simone "You can Call Me Al"

14) Katrina and the Waves "Walking on Sunshine"

15) Johnny Cash "Walk the Line"

16) Fairground Attraction "Perfect"

17) Joe Cocker "With a Little Help of My Friends"

18) Boney M "Gotta Go home"

19) Billy Idol "Dancing with Myself"

A selection of modern songs: (rock, alternative, indie etc)

1) Bloc Party "Banquet", "I still remember"

2) Black Kids "I´m not gonna teach your boyfriend"

3) Chairlift "Bruises"

4) Empire of the Sun "We are the People"

5) Phoenix "If I Ever Feel Better", "Liztomania"

6) Mark Ronson feat. Amy Whinehouse "Valerie"

7) Mando Diao "Dance with Somebody"

8) Whale Tooth "Big City Love"

9) John Mayer "Waiting for the World to Change"

10) The Killers "Mr.Brightside"

11) Muse "Starlight", "Uprising", "Resistance"

12) Guns N' Roses "November Rain", "Paradise City"

13) Nirvana "Teen Spirit", "Come as you are"

14) Kiss "I was made for Lovin' You"

Electronical Hits:

1) Lykke Li "Little Bit", "I'm Good, I'm Gone"

2) La Roux "Bulletproof", "I'm not Your Toy"

3) MGMT "Kids"

4) Trentemoller "Moan"

5) Robyn "Dancing on My Own", "None of Dem" feat Royksopp, "Hanging with Me"

6) Jamiroquai "Cosmic Girl", "Alright"

7) David Guetta "Sexy Bitch", "Memories"

8) Royksopp feat Robyn "The girl and the Robot"

9) Duck Sauce "Barbra Streisand"

10) Daft Punk "Around the world"

11) Kleerup "Thank you for nothing"

12) Black Coffee feat Bucie " Superman Club mix", "Turn me On"

13) Mandarine Girl " Booka Shade - Steve Angello's sessions"

14) Moloko "Sing it back", "The time is Now"

15) Everything but a Girl "Missing Todd Terry remix"

16) Crystal Waters "100 percent love"

17) Gramophonedzie "Why Don't you - Radio Edit"

18) Gnarls Barkley "Crazy"

19) Basement Jaxx "Rendez-Vu"

20) Fatboy Slim "Weapon of Choice", "Gangster Trippin"

21) MUST HAVES: Prodigy "Smack my bitch up", " Breathe", "Firestarter", "No Good", "Voodoo People", "Out of Space"

R'n'B and Hip-Hop:

1) Eminem feat Rihanna "Love the way you lie"

2) A tribe called quest "Oh my God"

3) Dj Quik " Summer Breeze"

4) Cee-Loo Green "Fuck You"

5) Travis McCoy feat Bruno Mars " Billionaire"

6) John Legend and The Roots " Wake up everybody"

7) Busta Rhymes "Break ya Neck", "Touch it", "Gimme some more", "It's a party"

8) Warren G feat Adina Howard " What's love got to do with It"

9) Mary J. Blige "Real love - Remix"

10) Flo Rida feat Timbaland "Elevator"

11) Black Eyed Peas "Bebot"

12) Heavy D and The Boyz "Now that we found love"

13) N.E.R.D "Hot N Fun", "She wants to move", "Party People"

Pop selection:

1) Rihanna "Only Girl in the World", "Don't stop the music"

2) Nelly Furtado "Night is young", "Promiscous"

3) Usher feat Pitbull "Dj Got us fallin in love"

4) Agnes "Release me"

5) Lady Gaga "Poker face", "Bad Romance", "Paparazzi -- Moto Blanco remix"

6) Major Lazer, Afrojack "Pon De floor"

7) Madonna "Hung Up"

8) Pitbull " Calle Ocho"

9) Craig David "Insomnia"

10) Justin Timberlake "Sexy back", "Senorita"

11) Katy Perry "Hot N cold", "Teenage Dream"

12) Kesha "Tik Tok"

13) Kelis "Acapella"

Got any suggestions for travel music?

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Last updated: Nov 14, 2010


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Feb 10, 2011
Daaaamn... You a girl or guy?
by: Anonymous

I totally got the same taste, of course a few exeptions, feel free to mail me lass024(at)

Nice tracks

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