Whether you're looking to create a mood or, simply, be in the mood, here's a multicultural (think U.S., England, Scotland, Denmark, Sweden) playlist of some of my favorite music I've been exploring this summer that's worth a good listen. Hopefully, these songs not only appeal to your inner ear and hungry mind, they'll make you smile, too.
Ray Charles / Oh, What a Beautiful Morning!
Ben Howard / Promise
Mark Ronson and Sean Lennon / Sail on Sailor
Grizzy Bear / Yet Again
Lianne La Havas / Is Your Love Big Enough?
Raphael Saadiq / Radio
Agnes Obel / Just So
Koop / I See A Different You
Pink Martini / City of Night
Belle & Sebastian / Another Sunny Day