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Songs of Summer 2008

What's the Song of Summer 2008?

You know, I'm not gonna lie: kind of a tame Summer for music, don't you think? Not to say that there weren't solid releases from big names, but it's that time of year when everyone seems to be singing the same song ("Umbrella-ella-ella-ella!") and yet I can't seem to find a consensus of what songs are perpetually on the radio, in our heads, or on the dance floor.

But here are the songs that, as far as I can tell, are on heavy rotation right now. You know, the songs that will remind us in the future of that one Summer when every superhero movie ever came out, Mariah Carey got married, and neither Obama nor McCain was president yet.


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hottinpink9021 hottinpink9021 8 years
Ummm that Katy Perry song annoyed me. Coldplay was the best on this list, but I think "Shake It" by Metro Station was the best song of summer 2008!
BrandonD14 BrandonD14 8 years
what about 'Shake It' by metro station? other than that, I would have to say that 'I Kissed a Girl' has to be it. Not saying that I like it... but its played the most and lots of people seem to like it.
kimsy kimsy 8 years
Paper Planes -- M.I.A. It always makes me happy.
popcorn19 popcorn19 8 years
Kissed a Girl was more June....I got tired of it before summer officially hit...
skigurl skigurl 8 years
sunsweet45 sunsweet45 8 years
just dance !
grys grys 8 years
i kissed a girl and i liket it taste of her cherry chapstick...Can't get that song out of my head...
nancita nancita 8 years
Mine is "Constructive Summer" by the Hold Steady — and if there were any justice in this musical world, it would be playing everywhere. "Raise a toast to St. Joe Strummer / I think he might've been our only decent teacher / getting older makes it harder to remember / we are our only saviors / we're gonna build something this summer."
Lavinie Lavinie 8 years
lollipop - for sure
elizabee123 elizabee123 8 years
The Katy Perry song is so contrived, and it's pretty bad. I don't understand how anyone would give in to that garbage. From the listed songs I'd go with American Boy, but unfortunately other people would rather hear garbage so it's not as popular. Disturbia has potential, but only time will tell. I think that the Umbrella of 2008 should just be Umbrella. I'm not sick of it yet!!!
buttafli2112 buttafli2112 8 years
MY summer o8 song is Rihanna Disturbia :D
Ronsmith Ronsmith 8 years
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lady-T lady-T 8 years
here in malta a summer song is always a catchy dance tune.usually by bo sinclair or david that we can dance by the beach, or in the clubs to all summer long!!! i personally like disturbia at the moment!
sima sima 8 years
I kissed a girl is my favourite from this list.
ak1m ak1m 8 years
hula hula 8 years
My personal song for summer is "I'm Yours" by Jason Mraz. I do like Pocketful of Sunshine, and I Kissed a Girl...but for me it's all about "I'm Yours" this summer.
italianblonde italianblonde 8 years
Yeah not a lot of strong songs out there right now. I voted I Kissed A Girl out of those choices, but I'd say the summer songs are When I Grow Up, Disturbia, FOREVER, All Summer Long, and even Lollipop. Those are the ones I constantly hear at clubs and radios around my town, at least.
MissMimz MissMimz 8 years
''I kissed a girl'' only because even my more prudish friends admit to loving it and we sang it all day yesterday during a bachelorette party! That plus its a dead catchy tune :)
uptown_girl uptown_girl 8 years
Thank god I don't have to listen to the radio.... But I was forced to hear "Lollipop" every time I went somewhere to dance. Ugh... What a horrible song.
lovemoi lovemoi 8 years
i hate "i kissed a girl", but it's always on so i guess that would make it the biggest song
beingtazim beingtazim 8 years
i have only heard the Duffy song. i guess i am out of the loop.
CocoChic CocoChic 8 years
I love Violet Hill by Coldplay but I voted for I Kissed a Girl. As much as I want to hate her and her music, it's so damn catchy!
Francoisehardly Francoisehardly 8 years
I don't really know these songs and I don't actually know what I would call the song of the summer for me.
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