Music Playlists for Flying

Most of the time when I fly on Infinite Flight, or even control airports, I have a playlist of music I listen to. For me, it helps me focus on the task at hand while drowning out the sounds in the background. The playlist I most often listen to while on Infinite Flight is mainly comprised of 80s music (Elton John, Whitesnake, etc.) and some more recent titles (A few by Imagine Dragons). However, listening to the same few songs on repeat is bound to get… tiring. My thought for this thread would be to create a space where those of us who like to listen to our tunes while we fly (you know who you are!) can share that one song or playlist we tend to default to or maybe even one we created specifically for flying!

I’d like to invite you to share your playlist below, whether in the form of a screenshot, Spotify link or simply listed out, I’d love to see what others are listening to and quite possibly expand my playlist!

I’ll start by listing my playlist below…

  • We Didn’t Start The Fire - Billy Joel
  • Wake Me Up - Avicii
  • You Might Think - The Cars
  • Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting - Elton John
  • Bright Lights - Matchbox Twenty
  • Gimme Shelter - Rolling Stones
  • I Won’t Back Down - Tom Petty
  • Drops of Jupiter - Train
  • Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
  • Don’t You (Forget About Me) - Simple Minds
  • Dancing in the Dark - Bruce Springsteen
  • Whatever It Takes - Imagine Dragons
  • Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
  • Auf Wiedersehen - Cheap Trick

Please remember to stay on topic and that everyone has their own taste in music!


Me reading through the list like

also yes
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omg i love this one


Your playlist is absolute fire…oh my gawd that’s a banger of a playlist.

Anyways, here are my playlists (Spotify links):

Brand New - thanks @ToasterStroodie for the inspiration! AJR Radio | Spotify Playlist

Classics 80s Rock Anthems | Spotify Playlist

Vibing, Vibing, and Vibing WALK THE MOON Radio | Spotify Playlist

and whatever else Spotify recommends…


I’ll 100% have to check these out! Didn’t know you were such an 80s fan!

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Oh you didn’t know, I scream to the lyrics when I’m ticked off during controlling sessions?

lol jk…


Some of my personal favorites:

  • I’m Gonna Be — The Proclaimers

  • American Pie — Don McLean

  • Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley

  • Snoopy’s Christmas - The Royal Guardsmen

  • And the sweet sound of IF’s default 737 sound pack as well. Gotta be my favorite of them all. 😜


Any Sabaton song is good for flying. The Red Baron is especially good.


Well my playlist consists of 4h worth of music, don’t think I wanna type all that out 😂

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I personally prefer Bismarck

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I generally like EDM, 90s and 80s music 😂


That’s a great one too.

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Very creative!

I have some songs that I play while I fly, some of the songs are for specific points during the flight!

  • Nothing Left to Say By Imagine Dragons - When someone runs into you in the air or on the taxi way.
  • Friction By Imagine Dragons - touching down and applying the brakes.
  • Party Rock Anthem By LMFAO - For when I need to be cheered up during the flight, or on a long approach route
  • Smooth Operator By Sade - For when I BUTTER a landing!

There are so many more, this list would be at least three miles long, by the time I would be done!


just a few of my favorites for flying are probably:

*Weak by AJR, as well as many other AJR songs
*Friend of Mine by Avicii, and many other classic Avicii songs
*hot girl bummer by Blackbear
*Take Me Home by Bryce Vine, and many other Bryce Vine songs
*Free and others by Louis the Child
*Hold On by Cheat Codes
*Came Here for Love, Sweet Lovin’ by Sigala
*All Night by The Vamps
*Lighthouse by Mike Perry
*Whenever by Kriss Kross Amsterdam
*Peanut Butter Jelly, Runaway, Forever by Galantis
*Bandaid, Emily by Two Friends
*Mr Brightside by the Killers
*Inside Out and others by Zedd
*No Idea by Don Toliver
*Flare Guns, Straight Jacket, Letter to My Younger Self, and other Quinn XCII songs as well.

I believe I’ve seen that @ToasterStroodie and I have similar music interests


Yeah, I bop to every single one of those songs, haha. We do share similar tastes, indeed!


Here are some musics i listen to while flying

Sober up - AJR
Save Your Tears - The Weeknd
Summer - Calvin Harris
Drive By - Train
Level of Concern - Twenty One Pilots
Weak - AJR
Mr. Blue Sky - ELO
Heathens - Twenty One Pilots
Runaway (U & I) - Galantis
Stressed Out - Twenty One Pilots
Thunder - Imagine Dragons
Blinding Lights - The Weeknd
Viva la vida - Coldplay

Theres still more, but im too lazy to type them all out


Your attempt to rick roll us has failed ;)


The songs I usually play while I fly are usually either German or Finnish
My favorite band I listen to is VoxxClub (from Germany) and Loituma (From Finland)

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Can’t beat 80s music 😩


I do like the 80s lol


All of the songs on your playlist are awesome!

Here are some of mine:

[REDACTED] Lounge Edition - @ToasterStroodie knows ;)

  • Would Look Perfect by Powfu and Rxseboy
  • The Reaper by Chainsmokers and Amy Shark
  • No Grass today (and any other AJR song)
  • Beachside by Bazanji
  • stay4ever by Powfu and Mounika
  • Stay next to me by Quinn XCII
  • if this is the last time by LANY
  • All love everything by Aloe Blacc
  • Mama Said by Lukas Graham (almost all of his songs are golden)
  • r u ok (and all of Tate McRae’s songs) @yoshi_flyer
  • Match in the Rain by Alex Benjamin
  • Like no one does by Jake Scott
  • if we never met by John K
  • Slow Dance by AJ Mitchell
  • Oh my God by Alex Benjamin
  • fools (can’t help falling in love) by Foster

Just to name a few of my faves!