I think there’s yet to be a definitive candidate for this yet, but if the sound mix was such that the lyrics were a bit clearer on Coldplay’s latest, it might be a nice, languid contender. “Super Bass” and “Edge of Glory” are also legit candidates. The task of intelligently engineering stupid pop that sounds at its best blasted out of car windows is a real challenge, and I’m worried we’re going to have a summer song deficit this year. Clearly we need a Max Martin and Dr. Luke-designed stimulus.
Songs of Summer