Oasis, Bowie, Charli XCX, and more!

By Ruth Kinane
July 14, 2017 at 11:39 AM EDT
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Whether you’re throwing a British-themed bash (why the bloody ‘ell not?) or just craving some songs from across the pond, “Your Song” crooner and London local Rita Ora is here to help with a playlist of her favorite British tracks to play for your mates.

“Wonderwall,” Oasis
“It’s iconic, timeless, and always relevant.” 

“Loud Places,” Jamie xx feat. Romy
“He’s my fave, and this is just perfect for a summer party.” 

“Shutdown,” Skepta
“It’s not new, but it’s still a favorite London party song.”

“You Don’t Know Me,” Jax Jones feat. Raye
“My girl Raye is a talented British songwriter who sticks to her London roots with music and style.”

My Hood, Ray BLK feat. Stormzy
“This track is a dedication to modern-day London.” 

”Heroes,” David Bowie
“He will always be such a British musical icon; he’s a legend. This one gives me goose bumps!”

“Boom Clap”, Charli XCX
Another one of my London girls! I love writing with Charli.”

“Cemeteries of London,” Coldplay
“I adore these guys. In this [track]…the way they describe London is spot-on.”

“Shape Of You,” Ed Sheeran
“This is my favorite of the summer.”

“I mean, only Adele can come back, perform worldwide but keep her London accent and mannerisms. You just have to hear her talk and she reminds you of home!”

Listen to the playlist above.