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Music we relate to: volume 2—summer mornings

Summer mornings demand summer morning music. Whether you are commuting to work with a dance party in your head, sashaying the dog down a still shady street, or bouncing around your kitchen with the kids—the sounds of summer move us like no other.

Go ahead: run, drive, bike, or dance your way through the morning. The summer sounds of Relate Live,

You can find all Relate Live soundtracks on Spotify. We'll keep adding; you keep listening.

  • Ratatat: Magnifigue
  • Empire of the Sun: Walking On A Dream
  • Foster The People: Call It What You Want
  • Lana Del Rey: Blue Jeans—RAC Mix
  • Washed Out: It All Feels Right
  • Washed Out: Don't Give Up
  • Radiation City: Juicy
  • Tame Impala: Feels Like We Only Go Backwards
  • Real Estate: It's Real
  • Grizzly Bear: Two Weeks
  • Sean Bones: Easy Street
  • STRFKR: Rawnald Gregory Erickson the Second
  • Washed Out: New Theory
  • Phoenix: 1901
  • Blackbird Blackbird: Blind
  • Tycho: Awake
  • Drake and Rihanna: Too Good
  • The Hood Internet Kenan Bell: Uzi Water Gun
  • The Internet Vic Mensa: Go With It
  • Beck: Wow
  • Socalled: Work With What You Got
  • Fitz and the Tantrums: Our Eyes Out
  • The Asteroids Galaxy Tour: Navigator
  • BORNS: Holy Ghost
  • Har Mar Superstar: Restless Leg
  • Generationals: When They Fight, They Fight
  • Max Frost: Be Who You Want To Be
  • Cults: Always Forever

What moves you on a sweltery summer morning down in New Orleans or on a brisk foggy dawn in San Francisco? Share the summer morning music that puts a smile on your face and a swing in your hips.

Ethan Kanat dabbles in many of the finer things: music, fancy bourbon, technology, writing, branding, and awkward silences. He also plays around with brand strategy at Zendesk and can be found on Twitter: @EthanKanat.

Sarah Stealey Reed is the editor of Relate. When she's not wandering the world, she's a loud writer of customer experiences, contact centers, and optimistic relationships. Find her on Twitter: @stealeyreed.