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Behold: The ultimate coastal granddaughter playlist

The coastal granddaughter aesthetic has taken TikTok by storm this summer. And if you already know exactly how to rock the look, all that's missing is a good playlist! Like the aesthetic itself, this playlist is the perfect blend of classic and contemporary—and it's about to become the soundtrack to your coastal granddaughter dreams. These tunes will totally transport you to the ~most aesthetic~ beach town.

"gold rush"
Taylor Swift

"Dancing Queen"

"the last great american dynasty" 
Taylor Swift

"Mama Said"
The Shirelles

Gracie Abrams


"simple times"
Kacey Musgraves

"Bennie And The Jets"
Elton John

"Sunflower, Vol. 6"
Harry Styles

"Rich Girl"
Hall & Oates

"Island In The Sun"


"Just the Two of Us"
Bill Withers

"Dover Beach"
Baby Queen

"Where'd All the Time Go?"
Dr. Dog

"Hey Lover"
The Daughters of Eve

"Where You Lead"
Carole King


"cherry blossom"
Kacey Musgraves

"Music For A Sushi Restaurant"
Harry Styles

"This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)"
Natalie Cole

Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs

Taylor Swift


"Summer Night City"

"I Only Have Eyes For You"
The Flamingos

"High Horse"
Kacey Musgraves

"Can I Call You Tonight?"

"backyard boy"
Claire Rosinkranz

Need more music recs? Check out these playlists:
🎶 The perfect playlist for your next beach day
🎶 11 songs that'll instantly make you feel like the main character
🎶 The perfect playlist to go with your Outer Banks-inspired summer

What's your fave summer song? Tell us on Twitter @girlslifemag!

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by Samara Smukler | 8/17/2022