Who doesn’t love a gloriously dumb summer song?
In the issue of EW on stands this Friday, we examine the phenomenon of hits like Magic!’s “Rude” and 5 Seconds of Summer’s “She Looks So Perfect” — sunny, sonically undemanding wonders that seem to rise when the mercury does.
It also got us thinking about some of our favorite non-Mensa tracks from summers past, so we made a decade-spanning Spotify playlist featuring hall of famers like Color Me Badd, Coolio, Nelly, and Tag Team. Whoomp! Here it is: