"Summer Breeze" is the title of a song written and recorded by Seals and Crofts that has been covered by The Isley Brothers, Type O Negative, the Three Tenors, and several other artists.
Released from the Summer Breeze album, Seals & Crofts' original version reached number six on the U.S. pop singles chart. Bruce Eder of Allmusic referred to it as "one of those relentlessly appealing 1970s harmony-rock anthems," "appropriately ubiquitous on the radio and in the memory". One of the distinctive backing instruments on Summer Breeze is a child's toy piano. The single reached #6 pop, #4 easy listening on the Billboard magazine charts.
Seals & Crofts performed the song live on a 1972 Bobby Darin show.
The song was used in the 1993 cult film Dazed and Confused, and appeared on the second soundtrack to the film, 1994's Even More Dazed and Confused. It was also used in the 2007 film King of California, starring Evan Rachel Wood and Michael Douglas.
The track was remixed by Philip Steir and Ramin Sakurai in 2004 as part of What Is Hip? Remix Project Volume One, an album featuring remixes of Warner Bros. Records 1970s hits . This updated version, titled "Summer Breeze (Tsuper Tsunami Mix)",...