You’re dreaming of sitting on the beach, sipping something sweet and citrus. To put you in the mood for your upcoming Caribbean beach holiday, there’s nothing better than a little island music. To help get you ready for your Caribbean vacation, On the Beach Reviews has put together a playlist especially for you, with 10 Caribbean, reggae and calypso songs from some of today’s most popular performers of these genres. Sure to put you in the right frame of mind, here are some tunes to daydream to.
- “Is this Love” by Bob Marley from The Best of Bob Marley album. A Caribbean holiday wouldn’t be the same without a little Bob Marley to get it started.
- “Jammin” by Bob Marley, one of his most iconic songs.
- “Footsteps by Machel Montano, one of the Caribbean’s youngest and most successful performers.
- “Call Me” by Jah Cure, on his Universal Cure CD. This song features modern R&B styling with a reggae feel and extensive vamping, using a string ensemble and mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation.
- “Who Am I” by Grammy Award-winning Beenie Man, considered the Jamaican reggae “King of the Dancehall.”
- “Lorraine” by Explainer, a legendary Calypso entertainer and a classic performer, who still performs his brand of classic Caribbean music around the world.
- “I Dare You” by female soca and calyspso sensation, Destra. Considered by many as the Barbadian Queen of Bacchanal, Destra uses soca or the calypso music from Trinidad with elements of soul, in this cool arrangement.
- “Hideaway” by Tessanne Chin, the Kingston, Jamaican-born singer that “wowed” American audiences on the hit singing competition, “The Voice.”
- “Alpha & Omega Mixtape” by Chronixx, the son of well-known reggae artist Chronicle, combines traditional beats with new electronic styling.
- “Sweet Reggae” by Delly Ranx, who uses vocal harmony and mild rhythmic syncopation in a traditional, yet contemporary, reggae sounds.
Whether you’re searching for a relaxing Caribbean holiday or romantic honeymoon getaway, On the Beach can help make your island paradise dreams come true. As one of the leading online travel agencies in the UK, we take over one million passengers away each year at unbelievable prices. Our Caribbean beach holidays include the most sought after destinations, including Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago.