The arrival of summer had us at LMGPR thinking about our favorite summer tunes. What song really sums up summer for each of us? We took a poll and here are the results:

Summertime-DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince –  This was the only song that got two votes. Senior Client Executives Paul Fernandez and Phil Lanides say nothing catches the summer vibe like Will Smith rapping to a Kool & the Gang instrumental!

Pontoon – Little Big Town – LMGPR’s “country girl” Account Coordinator Bianca DeRose finds summer not on a surfboard, but on a pontoon:

Vacation – The Go-Go’s – “Nothing says summer like a vacation,”  says LMGPR’s President Donna Michaels:

Steal My Sunshine – Len – “I dare you to try and steal it,” says Woody Mosqueda, PR Supervisor, ADF coach and sun guardian:

Summertime Sadness – Lana Del Rey –  LMGPR’s emo-raver Intern Helen Koh finds melancholy summer bliss in this Lana Del Rey remix:

Summertime – The Sundays – Media Strategist Michael Erwin’s decades-long crush on Harriet Wheeler only intensifies each and every summer:

Honorable Mentions:

Summer’s Here – The School

Cruel Summer – Bananarama

One Kiss Don’t Make a Summer – Lucky Soul

Long Hot Summer – The Style Council

Summer of Love – The B-52’s

Staying Out for the Summer – Dodgy

The Other Side of Summer – Elvis Costello

Summer Rain – U2

Suddenly Last Summer – The Motels

The Last Day of Summer – The Cure

Summer’s Over – Rialto

Any songs we’re missing? Leave us a comment and we’ll add them.

Have a great summer from your pals at LMGPR!