06/11/2012 10:18 am ET Updated Aug 11, 2012

Hot Summer, Cool Music

Now that the school year is over, you can finally relax... right? Between jobs, camps, internships, taking extra classes, and preparing for college applications, "summer vacation" can feel like anything but. Nevertheless, be sure to make time to unwind and enjoy the season. These songs embody the freedom, good vibes, and adventure that go along with summer. With a wide range of musical styles and tempos, this playlist is perfect for every occasion this summer. Listen to it at a pool party, on the way to the beach, or while hanging out with friends!