From road trips to train journeys any trip is incomplete without music. Especially when you’re travelling to the hills you need something to accompany those picture perfect views. Here is the ultimate travel playlist if you plan on taking a trip to the hills.
Train Song, Gully boy
This upbeat song is the perfect start to your trip, much like how the rest of your trip will be if you add the following songs to your playlist. A song about new beginnings, it will set the mood for the trip right away. This song is a must have in your playlist, especially if you’re planning a road trip.
Ilahi, Yeh Jawaani Hai Dewaani
Much like in the movie, the song is bound to rouse the traveller in you. Ilahi follows Ranbir Kapoor as he journeys across the globe and therefore makes for a must have in your travel playlist. With the gentle crooning of Arijit Singh in your ears you will not be able to resist the Wanderlust that this song evokes.
Aaftab, The Local Train
Imagine a starlit sky, a cold breeze and wood crackling in the bonfire, Aaftab would be the cherry on top in this scenario. The Local Train, an up and coming band has created magic with this song by playing around with pace and rhythm.
Happiness, Peter Cat Recording Co.
Jazz music goes really well with the mountains, which is why trust us when we say that this song and many others by them should be on your travel playlist. Keep this gem in your playlist for times when you are basking in the warmth of a bonfire on a cold winter night. PCRC is the indie band that you should be listening to right now.
For Aisha, Memba
Featured in the film The Sky Is Pink, this song is a heartfelt tribute. With melodious tunes in both English and Punjabi, you will want to play this song on repeat. The song holds the ability to make the listener feel a barrage of emotions all at once and is something that you would want in your playlist for when you’re travelling down the winding roads.
This song penned by Neelesh Mishra and sung by Papon is nothing short of musical genius, and is the ultimate travel song as it chronicles the journey of Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. This song is absolutely heart-warming and the lyrics fit seamlessly when you are travelling.
Norwegian Wood, The Beatles
This iconic song by The Beatles features the sitar in faultless harmony with the guitar and the bass. The gentle pace of the song is just what you need in addition to the picturesque views of the hills and snow-capped mountains.
Phir Se Ud Chala, Rockstar
An excellent play on words and pace, this song is fitting for a long journey in the dizzying hills or while roaming around in a bustling market. If you are looking for a song that best encapsulates a travel mood then look no further.
Maahi Ve, Highway
The perfect song for a road trip, Maahi Ve truly captures the essence of a journey in the hills. Following the journey of Randeep Hooda and Alia Bhatt, A.R. Rahman has created magic with this song.
Journey Song, Piku
If the name wasn’t enough to add it to your playlist, the tunes and beats of this song are surely going to convince you to add it to your travel playlist. A mix of Hindi and Bengali, the song is a definite hit on road trips and Shreya Ghoshal’s voice beautifully complements the marvellous views in the hills.