Ice cream has always been on the top of the list of a favorite treat for kids and adults alike. It has become a part of our culture, from childhood memories to adult fantasies. Now, thanks to music, we can enjoy ice cream even more.
Musicians worldwide have composed songs that celebrate this most delicious of treats. In this article are some of the most famous songs about ice cream released over the years:
1. Van Halen – Ice Cream Man
Van Halen’s Ice Cream Song “Vanilla Ice Cream” is one of many great tunes written about ice cream. This song came out in 1991 when they released their third studio album, Balance. The song also appears on their compilation album “A Different Kind Of Truth.” In “Vanilla Ice Cream,” lead singer David Lee Roth sings: “I’m craving vanilla/custard, and chocolate/milkshakes too.” One of the best lines in the song comes at the very end with him singing: “I just want you to know I love your ice cream.”
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2. Hannah Montana – Ice Cream Freeze (Let’s Chill)
Miley Cyrus’ breakout single “Do You Wanna Be My Girlfriend” had a video featuring her licking an ice cream cone, and she continued that theme on her second single and video, “So You Wannabe, My Girlfriend.” In the video clip for her song, she slowly licks the ice cream cone, and the music itself is about two lovers who are just as slow when it comes to falling in love.
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3. BLACKPINK, Selena Gomez – Ice Cream
Definitely a flirtatious track from Selena Gomez (who doesn’t love her?). Listen to this song to really get in the mood
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4. Nordia Mothersille – Ice Cream and Chocolate Bars
With a title like Ice Cream and Chocolate Bars, you might be thinking this is just another instrumental hip-hop song. But when we listened to the first few seconds of vocals (and they’re not even that good), there’s no way anyone could predict what kind of delicious treat will come next! The beats are rich with tropical flavors while still maintaining some classic elements like piano or strings; it makes us want one too many scoopfuls.
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5. Nicki Minaj – Ice cream man
Nicki Minaj made waves in 2012 with her mixtape Roman Reloaded release. One of its songs, entitled “Ice Cream man,” features the rapper rapping about her love for ice cream, which she says it’s her favorite dessert. The song is from the album Roman Reloaded: The Album, released only three days before the tape’s release.
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6. Urban Legends Cult – ICE CREAM (feat. Fiji & Jaroc)
Cults are a British alternative rock band formed in 2005. They have three albums, including ‘The Cult Expander,’ ‘World Peace Is None of Your Business…’ and ‘Antichrist Superstar.’ This song is from the cult’s second album called ‘World Peace is None of Your Business.’ The song talks about a man that drives around town delivering ice cream.
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7. New Young Pony Club – Ice Cream
The New Young Pony Club’s new video, “Ice Creams,” features the group singing and dancing to a catchy tune with echoing vocals. The song is about being happy on an endless summer day — which they, unfortunately, can’t have because it doesn’t exist yet! The New Young Pony Club’s single is a catchy tune about nothing that gets you through the day. It contains pop and soul music elements with an irresistible beat to keep your feet tapping throughout its 3-minute run time!
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8. Ice Cream Girl – Sean Kingston
Sean Kingston’s new song, “Ice Cream Girl,” is a tropical rave-up with an infectiously catchy beat and lush Instrumental. The singer rips through the verses before slowing down and mixing up time signatures halfway through to make it more interesting! It sounds excellent in combination with summertime weather.
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9. Ice Cream Phoenix – Jefferson Airplane
The ice cream flavor of the moment is Jefferson Airplane. The band, which made headlines as an influential psychedelic rock act with its tune “Plane Wreck at Equilibrium.” Still, it all started here when four college buddies from Phoenix decided to get together and make some noise on stage by playing their instruments louder than anyone else could hear. Because if there’s anything, we know now more than ever before.
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10. Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice
What a catchy tune! We can’t help but sing along with this one. It’s so much fun listening to Vanilla Ice skate down memory lane and remembering all those summer days we spent together in front of an open window, just letting nature take its course. While not explicitly about ice cream, it may as well be due to how it makes us think about it!
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11. Sarah McLachlan – Ice Cream
Sarah McLachlan has a way of making you feel perfect, like everything in the world is just as it should be. Her soothing voice and catchy melodies bring out feelings that are hard to describe but universal among people who have felt lost at one time or another–and she does this with such beauty!
12. Blur – Ice Cream Man
The song Ice Cream Man by Blur has a sweet and catchy melody that will be stuck in your head all day long. With lyrics about being fixated on someone or something, this upbeat tune makes for an enjoyable summertime listen!
13. Glasvegas – Ice Cream Van
This is the perfect song to listen to on a hot summer’s day. The lyrics are light, yet they speak of deep emotions that anyone could relate to in their life journey. The voice sounds inviting and comforting as it blends through each refrain with an easeful flow between verses, making you want more!
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15. Mika – Ice Cream
In the song, Mika talks about what it would be like to have an ice cream cone with his favorite flavors. The lyrics are straightforward, making them easy for children of all ages (even those who don’t know how yet) to understand.
If we consider that many people enjoy ice cream, we could say that this food has gained popularity throughout history. Many famous singers have sung about it, making it an exciting topic to discuss. There is no doubt that more songs about ice cream will continue to be recognized for years to come. Did we miss out on any ice cream tracks? Let us know by contacting us today.
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