Heatwave Britain: Our critics' summer playlist
Kick back with DJ Jazzy Jeff, The Kinks and The Young Knives
In case you hadn't noticed, the UK is currently baking in temperatures approaching 32C. And anything as rare as a beautiful British summer calls for a special video playlist.
This is no time for The White Stripes' "In the Cold, Cold Night," or Simon and Garfunkel's "Hazy Shade of Winter."
As you swelter in the rays of the July heatwave, kick back with some seasonal tunes, as curated by The Independent's arts team.
The list in full (videos below)
Martha Reeves and The Vandellas Heatwave
The Kinks Sunny Afternoon
Lovin' Spoonful Summer in the City
Don Henley The Boys of Summer
Roy Ayers Everybody Loves the Sunshine
The Young Knives Weekends & Bleakdays (Hot Summer)
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince Summertime
Katrina & The Waves Walking on Sunshine
The Style Council Long Hot Summer
Animal Collective Summertime Clothes
Martha Reeves and The Vandellas - Heatwave
The Kinks - Sunny Afternoon
Lovin' Spoonful - Summer in the City
Don Henley - The Boys of Summer
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves the Sunshine
The Young Knives - Weekends & Bleakdays (Hot Summer)
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Summertime
Katrina & The Waves - Walking on Sunshine
The Style Council - Long Hot Summer
Animal Collective - Summertime Clothes
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