OK Go’s Ultimate Road Trip Playlist Contest

Help OK Go create the Ultimate Road Trip Playlist, and win a Gretsch Electromatic guitar from the band’s video “Needing/Getting”.

Listen to OK Go’s Ultimate Roadtrip Playlist on Spotify here. Then add your favorite driving song to the playlist to enter. Six randomly selected fans will win a free 3-month subscription to Spotify Premium, and one Grand Prize Winner will receive the Gretsch Guitar.

Here’s the part of the playlist that OK Go added. The rest is up to you!

“Little Willy” – Sweet
“Lies” – The Rolling Stones
“Life Is Good” – Los Lobos
“High On Your Love” – Kings Go Forth
“Everybody’s Talkin'” – Harry Nillson
“Popcorn” – Hot Butter
“You Make Loving Fun” – Fleetwood Mac
“Are You A Hypnotist??” – The Flaming Lips
“Tonight You Belong To Me” – Patience & Prudence
“Can You Get To That” – Funkadelic
“The Night They Drove Down Old Dixie Down (Alternate Mix)” – The Band
“Come And Get It” – Badfinger
“Good Times Roll” – The Cars


  1. Airstream Driver by Gomez
    I Feel Free by Cream
    I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For by U2
    Road Trippin by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    I Know You Rider by Grateful Dead

  2. “Human Wreckage” by Sponge

    One simply cannot avoid turning up the volume and mumbling along (and therefore a textbook example of a driving song).

  3. “Car Radio” Spoon
    “Runnin Down A Dream,” Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    “Down in Mexico” The Coasters
    “Red Morning Light” Kings of Leon
    “Lukin” Pearl Jam
    “West Country Girl” Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
    “The Last Crusade” Sam Roberts Band
    “Tired of Hangin Around” The Zutons
    “Big Bang Baby” STP
    “Seen the Light” Supergrass
    “Baby Britain” Elliott Smith
    “Power to Change” The Black and White Years
    “Dear God” XTC
    “Have a Nice Day” The Stereophonics

    That’d be one hell of a mixtape. You’re welcome.

  4. Rocket – Smashing Pumkins
    G Love – Hot Cookin
    Filter – Take a Picture
    Jesus Jones – Right Here Right Now
    School of Fish – Three Strange Days
    One Eskimo – Amazing
    Robert Palmer – Sneaking Sally Through The Alley
    Loser – Beck
    Climax Blues Band – Couldn’t Get It Right
    Ok Go Live -The Confrontation (from Les Miserables)

  5. Easily Steppenwolfe’s “Born to be Wild”. Came back from a camping trip and a hard, summer rain came pounding in. Couldn’t help but roll down manually the windows blast this song and stick my head out the window as I rolled down the highway.

  6. Silly Boy by The Blue Van
    My Body by Young the Giant
    Winter Winds by Mumford & Sons
    Punching in a Dream by The Naked & Famous
    You and Me Song by The Wannadies
    We Are Young by fun.
    Radar Detector by Darwin Deez
    You Are A Tourist by Death Cab for Cutie
    Stockholm Syndrome by Muse
    Take On Me by A-Ha
    Colours by Grouplove
    You Make My Dreams Come True by Hall & Oates
    George Clooney & Feathers by Highfives & Handshakes
    Are You Gonna Be My Girl by Jet
    Grace Kelly by Mika
    Feeling Good by Nina Simone
    In The Air Tonight by Phil Collins
    I Want You To by Weezer
    and anything by OK Go. duh

  7. hi, you have to connect to spotify and find their list. then subscribe to it, there is a + sign. finally look for the song you want to add in a new browser, and then right click it to find the option add to, so you can share it to their list, once subscribed. sorry for my english i hope it helped you. i have other questions too; the link to the terms of the contest is broken. when do they announce the winners? can we add more than one song? would they contact the winners somehow? if so, how? hehehe, OK Go are great! good luck to you all.

  8. Silly Boy by The Blue Van
    Winter Winds by Mumford & Sons
    Punching In A Dream by The Naked & Famous
    Feeling Good by Nina Simone
    We Are Young by fun.
    Radar Detector by Darwin Deez
    George Clooney & Feathers by Highfives & Handshakes
    My Body by Young the Giant
    Stockholm Syndrome by Muse
    You Are a Tourist by Death Cab for Cutie
    Colours by Grouplove
    Grace Kelly by Mika
    Come Sail Away by Styx
    Sixteen by The Heavy
    You Make My Dreams Come True by Hall & Oates
    and anything by OK Go

  9. “Rebel Rebel”, by David Bowie
    “To Modern Science”, by The Black and White Years
    “Baby, Please Don’t Go”, AC/DC cover

    And, for those long stretches of straight road, “Dramamine” by Modest Mouse!

  10. I’m A Goner – Matt & Kim ft. Soulja Boy & Andrew WK
    Block After Block – Matt & Kim
    Ca Plane Pour Moi – Plastic Bertrand
    Everlasting Light – The Black Keys
    Flower – Moby
    Sleepyhead – Passion Pit
    Ottoman – Vampire Weekend
    Fader – The Temper Trap
    Orange Shirt – Discovery
    PHamous – Midi Mafia
    Good Time – Crystal Castles
    Under Your Spell – Desire
    Tick of the Clock – The Chromatics
    Shake it Out – Florence + The Machine

  11. Walkin on Sunshine Katrina and the Waves, but (Covered by DOLLY PARTON
    I confess by English Beat
    Two way Action by Andrew Bird
    American Boy by Estelle
    In between Days by the Cure
    Graceland by Paul Simon
    Fences by Phoenix
    Dirty Boots by Sonic Youth

  12. I would have to say for new stuff I like I can’t Live Without You or Consulting with the Pharaohs (one song haha) by Digger Wells. Once it kicks in it reminds me of Radar Love by Golden Earring and other good road song come to think of it .

  13. atlas hands – benjamin francis leftwich
    how it ended – the drums
    guns out – young the giant
    1996 – the wombats
    just like heaven – the cure
    footloose – kenny loggins

  14. Island in the sun – weezer
    She’s got me dancing – tommy sparks
    Two doors down – mystery jets
    Love you madly – cake
    When I’m with you – simple plan
    I can’t get enough – Rooney
    Tongue tied – grouplove
    Flowers in my pocket – beyond borders
    Shake it – metro station
    The violet hour – sea wolf
    I wanna – the all-American rejects
    I’d do anything – simple plan
    You always make me smile – Kyle Andrews
    Falling for the first time – barenaked ladies
    Just a day – feeder
    You’re an ocean – fastball
    Girls freak me out – the summer set
    Time after time – quietdrive
    Rhythm of love – plain white ts
    I’d rather dance with you – kings of convenience
    Techno fan – the wombats

  15. Yours to keep – Teddybears Sthlm
    Cold hard bitch – Jet
    Drive my car – The Beatles
    Stickshifts and safetybelts – Cake

    I hope it’s ok to post multiples! :)

  16. Scott Walker – Jackie
    Moondog – Wine Women and Song
    !!! – Me and Guilliani down by the schoolyard
    Can – Vitamin C
    Orbital – Belfast
    The Teardrop Explodes – Reward

  17. “500 Miles” by the Proclaimers
    “Circle of Life” from The Lion King
    “Ramble On” Led Zeppelin
    “Somebody That I Used to Know” by Gotye
    “September” by Earth, Wind, and Fire
    “Bombtrack” by Rage Against the Machine
    “Winter Winds” by Mumford and Sons

  18. “Drive” – R.E.M.
    “Truckin’ ” – The Greatful Dead
    “La Grange” – ZZ Top
    “Shotgun” – William Elliot Whitmore
    “Sleepwalk” – Santo and Johnny
    “Ooh La La” – Goldfrapp
    “Paradise City” – Guns N’ Roses
    “Touch Me I’m Sick” – Mudhoney
    “If 6 Was 9″ – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
    “Tour de France” – Kraftwerk
    “For What It’s Worth” – Buffalo Springfield
    “The Air That I Breathe” – The Hollies
    “Hanging On The Telephone” – The Nerves
    “Do What You Want” – OK Go
    “Walk On The Wild Side” – Lou Reed
    “Beercan” – Beck
    “Come Together” – The Israelites
    “Got To Give It Up” – Marvin Gaye
    “California” – John Mayall
    “Upon 9th and Fairchild” – The Boo Radleys
    “All Hail” – The Devil Makes Three
    and the road trip isn’t complete w/o……
    “Fish Heads” – Barnes and Barnes

    • “Lunatic Fringe”- Red Rider (TOTALLY forgot this one!! It’s on my “Vision Quest” soundtrack tape….classic.)
      “Something Wicked This Way Comes”- Barry Adamson (while i’m going the soundtrack route..might as well throw this one in! LOVE IT just as much as………;)
      “Talk Show Host”- Radiohead

  19. Nata Di Marzo – Pizzicato Five
    Baby Brittan – Elliott Smith
    Shine – Milkyway
    I Want You Back – Jackson 5
    Stars Come Out – Calvin Harris
    Swing Tree – Discovery
    Piazaa, New York Catcher – Belle & Sebastian
    Deadbeat Summer – Neon Indian
    In Love – Milkyway
    Glowworm – The Apples in Stereo
    Buddy Holly – Weezer
    Pizzicato Five – Catwalk
    No Embrace – Dirty Projectors

    I know – Milkyway
    Vacanze a Settembre – Fitness Forever
    What’s the Difference – Dr. Dre
    Needles in the Camels Eye – Elf Power
    Bacharach – Fitness Forever
    Independence Day – Elliott Smith
    Dance Wiv Me – Calvin Harris Ft. Dizzy Rascal
    Extraordinary Machine – Fiona Apple
    Orange Shirt – Discovery
    First Day of My Life – Bright Eyes
    At the Hop – Devendra Banhart

  20. Carry On Wayward Son – Kansas
    Fire on the Mountain – Grateful Dead
    Run Through The Jungle – Creedence Clearwater Revival
    Steady As She Goes – The Raconteurs
    40 oz. To Freedom & Santeria – Sublime
    En Concert album – Jack Johnson

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