Songs About Getting Away on Vacation & Opinions on Kali Uchis


Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot are taking a sonic vacation from another dreary winter by sharing their favorite songs about getting away! They also hear selections from the production staff and they review the new record from Kali Uchis.

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Orquídeas Kali Uchis


Kali Uchis's new album, “Orquídeas” is her fourth studio album. The genre-hopping pop is primarily sung in Spanish, but her appeal is universal.

Songs About Getting Away on Vacation

Jim, Greg and the production staff share their picks for their favorite songs about getting away on vacation!


  • The Ventures, "Hawaii Five-O"
  • Pink Floyd, "Point Me at the Sky"
  • Big Star, "The India Song"
  • Kraftwerk, "Europe Endless"
  • A Tribe Called Quest, "I Left My Wallet in El Segundo"
  • The B-52’s, "Roam"


  • The Beginning of the End, "Funky Nassau"
  • Joni Mitchell, "Free Man in Paris"
  • Ronnie Spector and the E-Street Band, "Say Goodbye to Hollywood"
  • Bronski Beat, "Small Town Boy"
  • Rihanna, "Desperado"
  • Eleanor Friedberger, "It’s Hard"

Production Staff

  • Andrew, Guided By Voices, "Motor Away"
  • Alex, Amyl and the Sniffers, "Hertz"
  • Mary, Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers, "I Love Hot Nights"
  • Sol, Summer Salt, "Driving to Hawaii

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