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Tunes to Take You to a Happy Place

The school run is back on and we’re going to get you there in a cheerful fashion.

IT’S SCHOOL RUN season again.

That could mean the end of summer, signal the return of traffic jams and the morning rush out the door.

Or you could do like us here at HQ and take it as a cue to compile your happy soundtrack to get you through the morning commute.

Yes, let’s do that.

Your suggestions to add to our playlist in the comments section please.

Tunes to Take You to a Happy Place

  • Do You Realise? (The Flaming Lips)
  • Hoppipolla (Sigur Ros)
  • Alright (Supergrass)
  • Ain’t No Mountain High Enough (Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell)
  • Dune Buggy (The Presidents of the United States of America)
  • Mr Brightside (The Killers)
  • Pompeii (Bastille)
  • I Believe In A Thing Called Love (The Darkness)
  • Uptown Girl (Billy Joel)
  • Over & Over (Smallpools)
  • Holiday (Albert Hammond Jr)
  • You Can Call Me Al (Paul Simon)
  • Good Vibrations (The Beach Boys)
  • Lovely Day (Bill Withers)
  • Good Times (CHIC)
  • Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes (Paul Simon)
  • Let’s Stay Together (Al Green)
  • Move on Up (Curtis Mayfield)
  • California Soul (Marlena Shaw)
  • Strawberry Letter 23 (Shuggie Otis)
  • Summer Breeze (The Isley Brothers)
  • That’s Us (Arthur Russell)
  • Go Bang [Francois K Mix] (Dinosaur L)
  • Dance (ESG)
  • September Gurls (Big Star)
  • Favourite Thing (The Replacements)
  • Glad Girls (Guilted by Voices)
  • Deceptacon (Le Tigre)
  • Les Fleurs (Minnie Riperton)
  • New Mistake (Jellyfish)
  • Feed the Tree (Belly)
  • Malibu (Hole)

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