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Genre: sunshine pop

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Parent Genre: pop

Sunshine pop is a subgenre of pop music that emerged in the mid-1960s in California. It is characterized by its upbeat and optimistic sound, with lush vocal harmonies, catchy melodies, and arrangements that often include brass and string sections. The lyrics typically focus on themes of love, happiness, and the joys of life. The genre was popularized by several groups and artists, who became known for their sunny and carefree sound.


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Most popular sunshine pop albums

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The Smile Sessions
2011
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If You Can Believe Your Eyes & Ears
1966
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The Monkees (Deluxe Edition)
1966
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Start Walkin' 1965-1976
2021
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Hey Doll Baby
2022
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Meet Triste Janero
1969
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Looking Glass
1972
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Incense And Peppermints
1967
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What I Really Want For Christmas
2005
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The Age Of Aquarius
1969
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Blue Marble
2008
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Save for a Rainy Day
1996
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Brilliant Colors: The Complete Warner Bros. Recordings
2003

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List of sunshine pop artists

Here is a list of sunshine pop artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the sunshine pop genre. You can find out what sunshine pop genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 59 1185785
2 69 4471234
3 66 1779278
4 47 296689
5 56 941909
6 43 227572
7 43 250497
8 62 457055
9 57 89509
10 37 114812
11 37 140553
12 45 36440
13 35 66448
14 37 156058
15 33 30358
16 36 9624
17 29 21544
18 29 19398
19 29 56132
20 24 19320
21 20 7424
22 16 8355
23 15 5608
24 14 6189
25 14 3610
26 13 3366
27 11 1662
28 12 1717
29 8 1242
30 8 3349
31 8 1773
32 8 965
33 7 2297
34 7 2986
35 6 568
36 6 2310
37 6 1138
38 6 1667
39 6 3357
40 5 1370
41 5 878
42 4 422
43 4 1233
44 3 690
45 3 541
46 2 252
47 2 259
48 2 636
49 1 600
50 1 47
51 1 625

sunshine pop playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular sunshine pop music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.