Radio X's ultimate Road Trip playlist

25 November 2020, 15:00 | Updated: 25 November 2020, 17:07

Dave Grohl, Mick Jagger, David Bowie and Jimi Hendrix
Dave Grohl, Mick Jagger, David Bowie and Jimi Hendrix. Picture: Lester Cohen/Michael Putland/Chris Walter/Getty Images

What tunes will you be listening to when you can head out on the road again?

Remember the road trip? Hitting the open road may be out of question for the time being, but we can still be ready for when we're able to head out into the world again.

If you were designing the perfect road trip playlist, what would you put on there? Which artists get the adrenalin pumping? Radio X has compiled a set of tunes that are ideal for driving - are your favourite tracks included?

  1. Oasis - (What's The Story) Morning Glory?

    The sound of those helicopters is the ideal way to kick off any journey.

  2. The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up

    One of Mick Jagger's more energetic moments will get you into gear.

  3. Jimi Hendrix - Crosstown Traffic

    One of the greatest driving tunes ever from one of the greatest guitarists ever.

  4. Supergrass - Alright

    Joyous Britpop from the Oxford trio.

  5. Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way

    Classic driving tune from the masters of American rock.

  6. Primal Scream - Movin' On Up

    Bobby Gillespie gets inspirational on this Screamadelica favourite.

  7. Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way

    Hendrixesque guitar riffs mean this 1993 tune is always an in-car favourite.

  8. The Dandy Warhols - Bohemian Like You

    This Stones-influenced tune from the US indie stars never gets old.

  9. David Bowie - Let's Dance

    Bowie's 1980s highpoint, courtesy of the impeccably funky Nile Rodgers.

  10. Foals - Mountain At My Gates

    One of the band's most underrated tunes, this is a suitably epic soundtrack to your travels.

  11. Stereophonics - Dakota

    Kelly Jones perfectly captures the sound of being on the open road.

  12. Daft Punk - Around The World

    Keep your pulse beating thanks to the French electronica duo.

  13. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Dani California

    So many great Chili Peppers songs, so where to start? How about this monster that reminds you of the Californian highways?

  14. The Streets - Fit But You Know It

    Keep your passengers amused with some communal singing, via this Mike Skinner masterclass.

  15. Blur - Girls And Boys

    The perfect heading-off-on-holiday tune, as seen through the eyes of Damon Albarn.

  16. Foo Fighters - Times Like These

    Round things off with one of Dave Grohl's more introspective moments.

Desperate to jump in a car and crank up the big tunes? You might not be able to head off on an epic road trip just yet, but planning one will surely help to pass the time!

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