The AXS Guide to the 2017 Songs of the Summer

Whether it's checking out the latest summer flick, taking a romantic stroll on the sand or hitting the town pool, summer activities are made even more memorable (and monumental) with the perfect accompanying song. Soundtracking summer is no easy feat, requiring a mix of tunes as diverse as the season's activities, perfectly packaged with infectious hooks and light-hearted grooves. AXS sifted through the latest musical offerings to pick the definitive 2017 songs of the summer (so when Lorde's "Green Light" takes dangling your feet off a dock from awesome to awe-inspiring, you know who to thank). Check it out above.