For decades, musicians sung their heart out of their favourite destinations, and these great songs over the years are a good source of inspiration for holiday ideas as any other. These top tunes will help you pick your next holiday abroad.
Rio – Duran Duran
Since Duran Duran captured their feelings about Rio de Janeiro, dancing on the sand has never been the same. The song was written as an ode to band’s experiences while on tour in Brazil in the 80s.
Viva Las Vegas – Elvis
The King is very influential that any destination that he would recommend is well worth a visit. The best night life in the 토토사이트 world can only be found here in the Sin City. Indeed, it’s Long Live Vegas.
Barcelona – Freddie Mercury
Freddie Mercury commissioned for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and he combined his own unique vocal talent with the excellent operatic voice of Montserrat Caballe. Without Queen, this song is his most successful single and a brilliant advertisement for the Spanish City.
America – Razorlight
The second album of Razorlight was entitled America. It said that when there’s “nothing on TV, nothing on the radio”, then take a holiday to America.
Vienna – Ultravox
The song Vienna is one of the synthesizer pop at its very best. It combines a classic piano melody with 80s synthesizer backing. The 1948 film The Third Man was the source behind the title of the song, which is based around Austria’s capital city.
Stranger in Moscow – Michael Jackson
This song is one of MJ’s slightly less well-known songs. However, it achieved critical success but failed in terms of record sales compared to his big hits like Billie Jean, Black or White and Thriller. During 90s when he toured Russia, this song taps Jackson’s loneliness.
Africa – Toto
A massive hit in 1982, this is the best known song if Toto. Africa is a big place to explore when planning a holiday destination, but the Serengeti National Park mentioned in the song is in Tanzania, also perfect for a far-flung Safari.
Amarillo – Tony Christie
Amarillo is a city in Texas with a 200,000 population. The place is unextraordinary and you have to find the way to be there. It is in between Albuquerque and Oklahoma on Interstate 40.