The 10 Coolest Summer Albums of All Time

From the Beatles to Prince, 10 classic albums to break out when the temperature rises

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Japandroids, 'Celebration Rock' (2012)

10. Japandroids, 'Celebration Rock'

Loud guitar, demented drums, urgent brain-smash riffs, dumb funny slogans about girls and youth chanted over and over again – rock & roll, what a concept. These two Vancouver punk dudes play hooks you might have already heard a million times, except they make them weep and moan and burn like never before. The moral of the story: "Don't we have anything to live for? Of course we do!" And whenever this album comes on, it's a reminder that it's never too late to play air guitar like your summer has just begun.

 

 

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