Creating the perfect road trip playlist takes very careful planning. You want the perfect amount of rises and falls while setting the perfect mood for your drive. Something they won’t teach you in online traffic school is the art of orchestrating the best playlist for any cross-country road trip.
You don’t have to look any further to get AAA roadside assistance or for playlist directions, because we’ve developed a playlist of the top female songs with the word “drive” in them. No other list of songs will get you in the mood to drive somewhere than a female “drive” playlist. You’ll want to turn the volume up to these tunes.
“Pink Cadillac” by Natalie Cole
“Pink Cadillac” by Natalie Cole goes into detail about how much her pink Cadillac means to her and her friends in this hip, oldies song. As she’s “Driving down the streets in her pink Cadillac,” she likes to wave to her friends in the streets. Which is what you can do while blaring this tune.
“You Can Sleep While I Drive” by Melissa Etheridge
“You Can Sleep While I Drive” by Melissa Etheridge is a sentimental song about her hitting the road with a loved one. Essentially describing all the places, she wants to visit with this person. Coincidentally, the locations she describes make the perfect cross-country road trip.
“Mercedes Benz” by Janis Joplin
We can’t make a road trip playlist without a Janis Joplin song. Luckily, she sings the word “drive” in the song “Mercedes Benz”. In this song, she starts off praying to the Lord that she wants a Mercedes Benz. Then she begins to list of other conspicuous items she wants to the Lord to give her.
“Gold Trans Am” by Kesha
If you’re a fan of loud glam pop music, then you’ll love “Gold Trans Am” by Kesha. This promiscuous song will make anyone want to purchase a trans am and paint it gold. Despite the content in the song, it’s a fun one to rock out to with the windows down.
“Shut Up and Drive” by Rihanna
One of the most popular songs on this list is “Shut Up and Drive” by Rihanna. This top billboard hit of the last decade is the perfect song to make this playlist pop. Listening to this song will literally make you shut up and drive.
“Break Down Here” by Julia Roberts
“Break Down Here” by Julie Robert is a country song about her car breaking down in the middle of nowhere. This might sound scary, but this beautiful tune is a nice break from the upbeat pop music. It’ll be even better when you’re driving through the country experiencing engine problems.
“I’d Rather Ride Around with You” by Reba McEntire
We’re keeping the country music songs rolling with Reba McEntire’s “I’d Rather Ride Around with You” hit. This country love song is the perfect way to cruise through the country with a loved one.
“Drive South” by Suzy Bogguss
“Drive South” by Suzy Bogguss is a feel good romantic tune about driving south with someone you love. She sings about the best parts of traveling anywhere far away with someone you want to spend the rest of your life with.
“455 Rocket” by Kathy Mattea
If you don’t know what “455 Rocket,” then you check out Kathy Mattea song about the Oldsmobile. This song celebrating the rustic, beat up car tells the story of how one woman inherits a hidden gem. You might find yourself investing in an Oldsmobile after listening to this song.
“Fast in My Car” by Paramore
“Fast in My Car” by Paramore breaks the average genre of this playlist. This light punk rock song describes the lead singers’ delinquent attitude and behavior. You might find yourself adopting a broody attitude with this tune.