Traveling alone can be one of the most fun and introspective experiences in a person’s life. But it’s essential to have a proper soundtrack. No matter if you’re traveling by plane, train or automobile, jamming this list of best travel songs through your House of Marley on-ear headphones will only enhance your experience.
5 Of The Best Travel Songs
The Kinks – “This Time Tomorrow”
From the roar of the jet to the frenetic banjo solo in the waning seconds of the song, Ray Davies and The Kinks perfectly capture the frantic, but amazing feeling of traveling in “This Time Tomorrow.”
Paul Simon – “Graceland”
Despite writing “Graceland” during his own travels to South Africa, Paul Simon reflects on the American south in one of the best travel songs ever written. Perfect for taking in the sights, no matter where you are traveling to, “Graceland” has a vibe that crosses continents.
Scotty – “Draw Your Breaks”
Reggae hero Scotty’ single “Draw Your Brakes” maybe one of the most underrated tracks on our list of the best travels songs, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a classic. This epic cut has a groove that propels itself like a train cutting through the landscape.
M.I.A. – “Paper Planes”
With all the talk of visas and train stops in the lyrics of M.I.A.’s “Paper Planes,” along with the driving beat and unstoppable hook, it’s no wonder we picked this one for our list of the best travel songs.
Iggy Pop – “The Passenger”
A new wave classic from proto-punk Iggy Pop, “The Passenger” tells the tale of a nighttime car ride. With 40+ years of touring under his belt, its no wonder the punk rock legend has a knack for writing the best travel songs.
Pack up you Marley Lively Up bags, grab your favorite pair of on-ear headphones and load up this collection of the best travel songs before taking to the highways and byways.