What is your summer song for 2021? What does it mean to you?
Every summer has a song that defines it — the song that seems inescapable, that’s always playing in the background of your summer social gatherings, that perfectly sums up your mood.
Guest host Brandt Williams talked with two music journalists about what makes the perfect summer song and their picks for 2021’s song of the summer. And we heard from listeners about their personal songs of the summer.
Jim McGuinn is the program director for The Current
Charlie Harding is a songwriter and host of the Vulture podcast Switched on Pop
Use the audio player above to listen to the full conversation.
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