12 Perfect Songs For Spending Warm Summer Days Indoors

Whether it’s raining or you just feel like staying in your cozy little bedroom, here’s the perfect soundtrack for warm weather homebodies.

1. Good morning, sweetheart.

Guess what we’re going to do today?

2. Air, “Mike Mills”

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3. Well, while we COULD go out and get a sweaty sunburn, we’ve kind of got other plans.

4. Wild Nothing, “Live in Dreams”

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5. Today’s about writing and making drawings and reorganizing your bookshelves.

Bonus points if there’s a dog or cat you love nearby.

6. Talking Heads, “(Nothing But) Flowers”

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7. For listening to scads of records and making a collage and possibly baking something rad.

8. Belle & Sebastian, “String Bean Jean”

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9. Oh, is it raining? AMAZING.

This is your favorite state of being, because now people won’t question your summertime love of the great indoors.

10. Tanlines, “Rain Delay”

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11. You know who also feels you on this? None other than Nina Simone.

Oh, and tiny life hint: The website Rainy Mood makes it rainy outside even when it’s not in actuality. You’re welcome!

12. Nina Simone, “I Think It’s Going To Rain Today”

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13. And Morrissey, of course, loves “spending warm summer days indoors.”

Preferably while writing frightening verse to a buck-toothed girl in Luxembourg.

14. The Smiths, “Ask”

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15. Sure, being outside with your friends sometimes is totally great. But today, you’re happy in the house.

Also, there’s no air conditioner out there, so.

16. Helium, “Pat’s Trick”

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17. Like, these dogs know what’s up.

You should almost definitely copy their genius idea.

18. Pavement, “Summer Babe (Winter Version)”

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19. Maybe you can even find someone to keep indoors with you.

20. Beat Happening, “Our Secret”

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21. Either way, though, you’re going to do whatever you want today, and it’s going to be great.

You’re going to make stuff, read stuff, write stuff, watch stuff, and stuff yourself with stuff. Doesn’t that sound perfect?

22. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, “I Am Warm & Powerful”

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23. So park yourself right in your bedroom, where you belong.

Because while it can be totally lovely to enjoy the outdoor-style splendors of summertime, home is where your heart is.

24. Fred Astaire, “Night and Day”

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25. Stay inside on Rdio.

26. Or be a summer slouch with Spotify.

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