A Midsummer Night's Theme Songs

Enough with the Grease soundtrack. Your iPod is in need of warm-weather updates. Here’s what we’re listening to during the day and, oh, those summer nights.

Notion,” by Kings of Leon
(More like kings of rock ’n’ roll.)

She (for Liz),” by Parachute
(She’s one lucky gal.)

An Ocean and a Rock,” by Lisa Hannigan
(Beaches on the North Shore.)

Life on Mars?,” by Seu Jorge
(It’s out of this world.)

Java Jive,” by The Ink Spots
(Coffee totally deserves more tribute songs.)

Welcome All Again,” by Collective Soul
(One-hit wonders no more.)

Luna,” by Fanfarlo
(When the moon hits your eye.)

123 Goodbye,” by Elvis Perkins in Dearland
(Quick, someone fire up the nostalgic photomontage!)

Free Fallin’ (Live),” by John Mayer
(Hate his Tweets, not his beats.)

Soldier Boy,” by Mason Jennings
(Mmm, men in uniform.)

Little Bribes,” by Death Cab for Cutie
(Little buy-off, big payoff.)