King Charles III coronation playlist reveals royal guilty pleasure tracks: Harry Styles included?

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 14: Prince Charles, Prince of Wales attends the "A Starry Night In The Nilgiri Hills" event hosted by the Elephant Family in partnership with the British Asian Trust at Lancaster House on July 14, 2021 in London, England. The event is the finale of "CoExistence", a campaign by wildlife conservation charity Elephant Family. (Photo by Jonathan Brady - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Humans, like everyone else on the planet, enjoy good music. Music has been shown to increase productivity and has even been linked to influencing a person’s mood and overall outlook.

Members of the British Royal Family are not immune. King Charles recently ascended to the highest throne in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth of Nations and has even revealed his coronation playlist!

King Charles III’s Coronation Playlist for his upcoming coronation rites has finally been released on Spotify after being specifically and intricately handpicked by the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sports on the monarch’s behalf.

According to Variety, the songs chosen for King Charles III’s Coronation Playlist featured British musicians and “songs likely to get local masses in a festive mood.”

Classic songs by revered British artists can be heard on King Charles III’s Coronation Playlist. Still, there were also a few modern hits, including songs by Harry Styles, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, and even Kate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God),” named 2022’s Song of the Summer.

The Rolling Stones have been left off King Charles III’s Coronation Playlist.

Check out the complete playlist down below.

  • “A Sky Full of Stars” by Coldplay
  • “All Over the World” by Pet Shop Boys
  • “Celestial” by Ed Sheeran
  • “Come Together” by The Beatles
  • “Daddy Cool” by Boney M.
  • “Dance All Over Me” by George Ezra
  • “Gold” by Spandau Ballet
  • “Green Green Grass of Home” by Tom Jones
  • “It’s a Beautiful Day” by Micheal Bublé
  • “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers
  • “King” by Years & Years
  • “Let’s Dance” by David Bowie
  • “Love Reign O’er Me” by The Who
  • “Mr. Blue Sky” by Electric Light Orchestra
  • “One Day Like This” by Elbow
  • “Our House” by Madness
  • “People Get Ready” by Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart
  • “Running Up That Hill (A Deal with God)” by Kate Bush
  • “Say You’ll Be There” by Spice Girls
  • “Shine” by Take That
  • “Slave to the Rhythm” by Grace Jones
  • “Space Man” by Sam Ryder
  • “Starlight” by Emeli Sandé
  • “Starry Eyed” by Ellie Goulding
  • “Treat People With Kindness” by Harry Styles
  • “Waterloo Sunset” by The Kinks
  • “We Are the Champions” by Queen

King Charles III will be formally crowned at Westminster Abbey on March 7, 2023. The BBC will broadcast a Coronation Concert from Windsor Castle. According to multiple reports, British superstars such as Adele, Elton John, and Harry Styles have declined the monarch’s invitation to perform at the historic event.