As a beat-tastic summer comes to a close, it’s time to take a final look at our candidates for the best club song of the season. Can’t pick a favorite remix of “Get Lucky” and “Clarity”? Neither could we, as they rightfully lord high on our list of bangers that will always bring us back to claustrophobic dancefloors, monsoon-y pool parties and the best EDC ever.
Daft Punk, “Get Lucky”
Lana Del Rey, “Summertime Sadness” (Cedric Gervais remix)
Avicii feat. Aloe Blacc, “Wake Me Up”
Zedd feat. Foxes, “Clarity”
Catch Zedd: Daylight, August 31.
Krewella, “Alive” (Hardwell remix)
Catch Hardwell: Hakkasan, August 30.
Icona Pop feat. Charli XCX, “I Love It”
Capital Cities, “Safe and Sound” (Tommie Sunshine & Live City remix)
Armin van Buuren feat. Trevor Guthrie, “This Is What If Feels Like” (W&W remix)
Catch Armin: Marquee, August 30; W&W: Marquee, September 2.
Major Lazer feat. Bruno Mars, Tyga and Mystic, “Bubble Butt”
Catch Major Lazer: 1 Oak, August 30.
Disclosure, “When a Fire Starts to Burn”
Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding, “I Need Your Love”
Catch Calvin: Wet Republic, August 31; Hakkasan, August 31.
Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell, “Blurred Lines” (Will Sparks remix)
Fatboy Slim and Riva Starr, “Eat Sleep Rave Repeat”
Christina Aguilera feat. Pitbull, “Feel This Moment”
Rihanna feat. David Guetta, “Right Now” (Dyro remix)
Catch David: XS, September 1; Encore Beach Club, September 2; XS, September 2.