Love Island’s playlist: how to listen to the iconic songs from the villa

Get yourself ready for the upcoming series of Love Island with these bangers

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by Daisy Hall |

Much like with a film or a dramatic TV series, the Love Island playlist can make or break a scene.

How else would we know to be upset if they didn't play slow, heartfelt ballads?

But after you've watched the show, sometimes it can be tricky to remember exactly which songs played, so here are the eleven best tracks from Love Island and what dramatic moment they were played over.

Lost Without You- Freya Ridings

Played in 2018 when Jack Fowler and Laura Anderson broke up, Love Island's decision to use play Lost Without You essentially launched Freya Ridings career.

Came Here For Love- Sigala, Ella Eyre

This song was the soundtrack to Love Island 2018, playing a total of three times that series.

Outnumbered- Dermot Kennedy

Marking the moment that Joe Garratt and Elma Pazar left the villa after their fellow Love Islanders voted to save Lucie Donlan and Anton Danyluk, this song hit us right in the feels.

More Than Friends- Lusaint

An acoustic version of this track was played in the background whilst Michael Griffiths and Amber Gill had a chat and decided that there were feelings there.

Sorry- Joel Corry

The official soundtrack to Love Island 2019's party segment that occurred at the height of the Jordan Hames, Ovie Soko and Anna Vakili love triangle.

Piece Of Your Heart- MEDUZA, Goodboys

This catchy song was used in the advert for Love Island 2020.

I Could Get Used To This- Becky Hill

This song played on Curtis Pritchard and Amy Hart's first date when they had drinks and danced together.

Flowers- Nathan Dawe, Jaykae, Malika

This song played as Callum Jones entered the villa in the first ever Winter Love Island series.

Leave A Light On- Tom Walker

Lots of Tom's songs have been used in various episodes of Love Island, but most notable, Leave A Light On played as Adam Collard decided whether he wanted to couple up with Zara McDermott, Rosie Williams or Darryl Sargeant.

Favourite Ex- Maisie Peters

This song played as Amy Hart left the villa but what you may not have noticed was that another of Maisie's songs Feel Like This played when Amy and Curtis Pritchard became half boyfriend and girlfriend.

Don't Speak- Beth Whale

During Maura Higgins and Tom Walker iconic fight in which Maura called Tom for saying he would see if "she was all mouth" this song played. Well played Love Island producers, well played.

Running Shoes - Rae Morris

This song played when Davide and Ekin-Su shared their first kiss (we're sensing a trend here when it comes to music use on the show...).

Curious - Sam Willis

This romantic slow tune played during Indiyah and Ikenna's long awaited first kiss in the most recent series of the show, and talk about a romantic payoff.

Sooner or Later - Years and Years

This song played in the latest series during the ICONIC moment Ekin-Su and Jay shared a secret kiss, and we have to say, like the name of the song, it really was a case of when? Not if?

Play With Fire - Sam Tinnesz feat. Yacht Money

This song played in when Davide and Ekin-Su had their first argument following her secret kiss - the producers clearly know what they're doing when it comes to song selection as this song perfectly describes the encounter.

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