Ultra Lounge is an ultra cool range of musical styles that encompasses exotica, easy listening, and space age pop as well as swing. These styles of music grew in popularity and evolved in the 1920’s through the 1960s. The same time frame that gave birth to the great Tiki Pop era.
Ultra Lounge is an essential component of Tiki Pop culture and offers a perfect soundtrack for anyone seeking the simple island lifestyle.
It is a type of mood music meant to allow listeners to escape and make them feel they are someplace else.
With the resurgence of Tiki Pop, Ultra Lounge has seen a rebirth as well. Not just with it’s original great artist, but new artists as well.
There are countless artist who contributed to the original Ultra Lounge sound. Their music is timeless. This includes such artists as: Dean Martin, Louis Prima, Ella Fitzgerald, Keely Smith, Don Tiki and Martin Denny.
With a new surge in popularity of ultra lounge, there are also a countless number of new artists carrying on this great tradition and sound. This includes Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Amelda May, Michael Bublè and Diana Krall to name just a few.
So, if you are entertaining or just sitting back to relax with a cocktail in hand… complete your setting with an Ultra Lounge soundtrack. It makes for a great escape, even if it’s only in your mind.