The weather has been totally whack lately. It’s like, the end of December, and we’re barely wearing winter coats here in NYC. What the H is going on?!
So because we know everyone just loves talking about the weather, we decided to put together a playlist of the best weather-centric songs out there. We’ve got tunes about rain, the wind and even some sunshine (and heat) to remind you of summer. Get ready to go through all four seasons in less than an hour to music by Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift and even some old school Nelly.
1. “Hot N Cold” – Katy Perry
This is still the ultimate KP singalong tune, but we love it because Katy is basically singing about how we feel, like, all the time.
2. “Umbrella/Singin’ in the Rain” – The Glee cast
This track is one of the greatest Glee mash-ups of all time. Plus, it’s got Gwyneth Paltrow in her second best gleek moment (after “Forget You,” of course).
3. “It Will Rain” – Bruno Mars
OK, so how perfect is it that the new song from the Breaking Down soundtrack just happens to have rain in the title? Not planned. We swear.
5. “A Year Without Rain” – Selena Gomez
We wonder if this is how Selena feels when Justin’s on tour. Wink wink.
6. “Rainbow” – Jessie J
No real reason we put this tune on here — it’s just a good song. It’s catchy, fun and is just one more example of why Jessie rocks our socks.
7. “Come In With The Rain” – Taylor Swift
As is the case with most Swifty songs, this one’s super sappy, but we can’t help but love it anyway. We just really want to know who it’s about. Any guesses?
8. “Hot in Herre” – Nelly
Best weather-centric throwback? Check! Ten years later and somehow Nelly still manages to hold the title of the best song that’s spelled wrong.
9. “Set Fire to the Rain” – Adele
We hear that this Adele ballad is her next single, which means it’s just as good as Rolling In the Deep and Someone Like You. Guaranteed.
10. “Colors of the Wind” – Pocahontas
How could we not include a Disney song in our lineup!? Also, this Oscar-winning track is about being environmentally friendly and giving back to nature, and we’re so down with that.