Picture this: it’s the year 2035 and your in-home AI assistant shuffles through your digital archives to play you something sweet on a Sunday morning. The song it selects happens to be a special one, transporting you back to the hot and chaotic summer of 2018.
That’s the power of a “song of the summer:” a track that’s so entwined with your memories that it instantly brings you back to the hottest days of the year.
Technically speaking, the illustrious title of “song of the summer” is usually given to a ubiquitous bop that’s ruthlessly played all season long (like “Despacito,” for example.) Read more…
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