Here’s Your New Summer Playlist, Courtesy Of US President Barack Obama

Between coordinating domestic and foreign policy, executing federal law, overseeing national security and just generally being the leader of the free world and stuff, US President Barack Obama has joined Spotify and curated a tasty playlist of his go-to jams for the summer.

And just because it’s still winter here in Aus doesn’t mean that we can’t still sit back and enjoy the soulful stylings of the Commander In Chief’s #POTUSplaylist, which features a diverse collection of artists, from The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and Frank Sinatra to Florence + The Machine, Justin Timberlake and of course Queen Bey.

The Prez was apparently so psyched to hand-pick some of his favey tunes that he created not one but two summer playlists, one for the day and one for the night, proving once and for all that he’s not just a regular president, he’s a cool president.

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Check out Obama’s 40-track double vacation playlist below, straight out of the White House into your house, and see how the President of the United States of America’s musical taste measures up.

President Obama’s Summer Playlist: Day

Ain’t Too Proud to Beg – The Temptations

Live It Up – Isley Brothers

Memories Live – Talib Kweli & Hi Tek

Tombstone Blues – Bob Dylan

So Much Trouble in the World – Bob Marley

Paradise – Coldplay

Tengo Un Trato (Remix) – Mala Rodriguez

Wang Dang Doodle – Howlin Wolf

Another Star – Stevie Wonder

Hot Fun in the Summertime – Sly & the Family Stone

Boozophilia – Low Cut Connie

Wherever Is Your Heart – Brandi Carlile

Good Day – Nappy Roots

Green Light – John Legend

Gimme Shelter – Rolling Stones

Rock Steady – Aretha Franklin

Down Down the Deep River – Okkervil River

Pusher Love Girl – Justin Timberlake

Shake It Out – Florence + The Machine

La Salsa La Traigo Yo – Sonora Carruseles

President Obama’s Summer Playlist: Night

My Favorite Things – John Coltrane

Superpower (feat. Frank Ocean) – Beyoncé

Moondance – Van Morrison

Is Your Love Big Enough? – Lianne La Havas

How Can You Mend a Broken Heart – Al Green

Red & White & Blue & Gold – Aoife O’Donovan

Nothing Even Matters – Lauryn Hill

The Best Is Yet to Come – Frank Sinatra

You Don’t Know Me – Ray Charles

I Found My Everything – Mary J Blige

Help Me – Joni Mitchell

I’ve Got Dreams to Remember – Otis Redding

Suzanne – Leonard Cohen

Feeling Good – Nina Simone

Stubborn Love – The Lumineers

Until – Cassandra Wilson

UMI Says – Mos Def

The Very Thought of You – Billie Holiday

Flamenco Sketches – Miles Davis

Woo – Erykah Badu

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