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"In Summer" is a song from the 2013 Disney animated film Frozen sung by Olaf (Josh Gad). In this song, Olaf sings about how he would love to experience summer, while setting examples in his fantasy, such as sunbathing and sailing.


Olaf: Bees'll buzz
Kids'll blow dandelion fuzz
And I'll be doing whatever snow does in summer

A drink in my hand
My snow up against the burning sand
Prob'ly getting gorgeously tanned in summer

I'll finally see a summer breeze blow away a winter storm
And find out what happens to solid water when it gets warm

And I can't wait to see
What my buddies all think of me
Just imagine how much cooler I'll be in summer

Dah-dah, da-doo, a-bah-bah-bah bah-bah-boo

The hot and the cold are both so intense
Put 'em together, it just makes sense!

Rrr-raht da-daht dah-dah-dah dah-dah-dah dah dah doo

Winter's a good time to stay in and cuddle,
But put me in summer and I'll be a...happy snowman!

When life gets rough, I like to hold on to my dream
Of relaxing in the summer sun, just lettin' off steam

Oh, the sky will be blue
And you guys will be there too
When I finally do what frozen things do in summer!

Kristoff: I'm gonna tell him.
Anna: Don't you dare!


Other versions

Performers Title Translation Language
Ilir Muhametaj "Në Verë" "In Summer" Albanian
هشام الجندي (Hisham Al-Jendi) "في الصيف" (Fee El Seyf) "In Summer" Arabic
Gustavo Pereira & Marcelo Sader [Final high note] (Soundtrack)
Fábio Porchat & Marcelo Sader [Final high note] (Movie)
"No Verão" "In Summer" Brazilian Portuguese
Петър Бонев (Petŭr Bonev) "Лято" (Lyato) "Summer" Bulgarian
Marc Labrèche "En Été" "In Summer" Canadian French
少爺占 (Siu Ye Jim) "夏想" (Haa Soeng)

Alternative Title : "盛夏天" (Sing Haa Tin)
"I Want Summer"

Alternative Title : "Summer Days"
Miguel Antelo "En Verano" "In Summer" Castilian Spanish
Xavi Duch "A L'Estiu" "In Summer" Catalan
Ronald Žlabur "Po Ljeti" "In Summer" Croatian
Václav Kopta "V Létě" "In Summer" Czech
Martin Brygmann "Til Sommer" "In Summer" Danish
Carlo Boszhard "Zomer" "Summer" Dutch
Karol Kuntsel "On Suvi" "It's Summer" Estonian
Tero Koponen "On Kesä" "It's Summer" Finnish
Govert Deploige "In De Zomer" "In Summer" Flemish
Emmanuel Curtil (Soundtrack)
Dany Boon (Movie)
"En Été" "In Summer" French
Hape Kerkeling "Im Sommer" "In Summer" German
Πάνος Μουζουράκης (Pános Mouzourákis) "Το Καλοκαίρι" (To Kalokairi) "The Summer" Greek
עידו רוזנברג (Ido Rosenberg) "בקיץ" (Bakaits) "In Summer" Hebrew
प्रसाद बर्वे (Prasad Barve) "गर्मी में" (Garmi Mein) "In Summer" Hindi
Gábor Seder "Nyár Jő" "Summer Comes" Hungarian
Bergur Ingólfsson "Á Sumrin" "In Summer" Icelandic
Adrian Warouw "Di Musim Panas" "In Summer" Indonesian
Enrico Brignano "Sognando L'Estate" "Dreaming Of Summer" Italian
ピエール瀧 (Pierre Taki) "あこがれの夏" (Akogare No Natsu) "The Summer That I Long For" Japanese
Холамханланы Къайсын (Xolamxanlanı Qaysın) Karachay-Balkar
이장원 (Jang-Won Lee) "여름날" (Yeoleumnal) "Summer Day" Korean
David Filio "En El Verano" "In Summer" Latin Spanish
Arturs Šingirejs (aka Dons) "Vasarā" "In Summer" Latvian
Sergejus Ivanovas "Vasarą" "In Summer" Lithuanian
Ray Era FM "Musim Panas" "The Summer" Malay
劉維 (Wéi Liú) "在夏天" (Zài Xiàtiān) "In Summer" Mandarin
Gustav Nilsen "I Sommer" "In Summer" Norwegian
محمد کمال متعضدی (Mohamad Kamal Motazedi) "تابستان"(Tabestan) "Summer" Persian (Glory)
Czesław Mozil & Wojciech Paszkowski [High notes] "Lód W Lecie" "Ice In Summer" Polish
Henrique Feist "No Verão" "In Summer" Portuguese
Viorel Ionescu "In Vara" "In Summer" Romanian
Сергей Пенкин (Sergej Penkin) "В Лето" (V Leto) "In Summer" Russian
Марко Кон (Marko Kon) "У Лето" (U Leto) "In Summer" Serbian
Marián Labuda ml. "Letný Čas"

Alternative Title : "Čas Letný"
"Summer Time" Slovak
Gašper Jarni "Poleti" "In Summer" Slovene
Nassim Al Fakir "Om Sommarn" "In Summer" Swedish
林暐恆 (Lín Wěi-Héng (aka Ken Lin)) "幻想夏天" (Huànxiǎng Xiàtiān)

Alternative Title : "愛夏天" (Ài Xiàtiān)
"The Dreamlike Summer"

Alternative Title : "I Love Summer"
Taiwanese Mandarin
กรกันต์ สุทธิโกเศศ (Kornkan Sutthikoses) "ในหน้าร้อน" (Nai Nâa Rón) "In Summer" Thai
Arda Aydın "Yaz Günü" "Summer Day" Turkish
Андрій Альохін (Andrej Alyohin) "По Літо" (Po Lito) "In Summer" Ukrainian
Hồ Thái Hòa "Trong Nắng Hè" "In Summer Sunshine" Vietnamese


  • This is one of the few songs in which a rhyme is subverted, as Olaf almost says he will be a puddle, but instead, pauses, jumps over the puddle, and belts out, "Happy snowman!"
    • Likewise, in "Hakuna Matata" from The Lion KingPumbaa sings, "And I got downhearted, every time that I..." when Timon stops him from saying "farted" by advising him, "Hey, Pumbaa! Not in front of the kids!"
  • This song is similar to "Almost There" since both the singing characters fantasize about a dream that comes true at the end of the movie (Tiana fantasizes about opening her restaurant and Olaf dreams of experiencing summer).
  • At one point during the song, Olaf dances with seagulls in a similar way to how Bert danced with the penguins during "Jolly Holiday" from Mary Poppins.
  • At one point in the song, when Olaf is in a Jacuzzi, a mini snowman is next to Olaf.
    • The meaning of this is probably because Olaf wanted to be with other snowman buddies as he says "what my buddies will think of me", showing that the little snowman is probably one of his imaginary friends.
  • When Olaf floats on the seawater, a yellow reindeer-shaped floatie can be seen beside him.
  • When Olaf is singing the line "A drink in my hand", the ice cubes that are in the glass are shaped like Olaf himself.
  • The song as a whole could be treated as a piece of black comedy, not merely because of the idea of seeing a snowman dancing around on a sunny day, but because every single thing Olaf does during the song is something that will only make him melt faster.


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Frozen Land | Frozen Summer Fun! | Anna and Elsa’s Frozen Fantasy | Disney Animation Building | Frozen Ever After | It's a Small World | Storybook Land Canal Boats | Wandering Oaken's Dancing Sleighs
Entertainment: Celebrate the Magic | Disney's Dreams: An Enchanted Classic | Disney Illuminations | Disneyland Forever | For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration | Frozen: Live at the Hyperion | Golden Fairytale Fanfare | Ignite the Dream: A Nighttime Spectacular of Magic and Light | Mickey's Royal Friendship Faire | Mickey and the Magician | Mickey and the Wondrous Book | Once Upon a Time: Special Winter Edition | Royal Theatre
Shops: Anna & Elsa's Boutique
Parade: Disney Magic on Parade | Frozen Fantasy Parade | Mickey's Storybook Express | Paint The Night Parade | Tokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade: DreamLights
Christmas: A Frozen Holiday Wish | Disney Dreams! of Christmas | “Frozen” Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony | World of Color: Winter Dreams


Frozen: Anna | Elsa the Snow Queen | Kristoff | Hans | Olaf | Sven | The Duke of Weselton | Grand Pabbie | Marshmallow | King Agnarr and Queen Iduna | The Duke of Weselton's Bodyguards | Trolls | Bulda | Oaken | Sitron | Wolves | Kai and Gerda | Castle Guards | Hans' Brothers
Frozen Fever: Snowgies


Arendelle | Elsa's Ice Palace | The Southern Isles | Weselton | Arendelle Castle | Valley of the Living Rock | Arendelle Chapel | Wandering Oaken's Trading Post and Sauna | The North Mountain


Frozen: Vuelie | Frozen Heart | Do You Want to Build a Snowman? | For the First Time in Forever | Love is an Open Door | Let It Go | Reindeer(s) Are Better Than People | In Summer | Fixer Upper
Frozen Fever: Making Today a Perfect Day
Deleted songs: Love Can't Be Denied | We Know Better | More Than Just The Spare | Life's Too Short | Spring Pageant | You're You | Reindeer(s) Remix


Kristoff's Sled

See Also

Ice Hotel | Musical | The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic | Frozen: The Official Magazine | Disney On Ice | As Told by Emoji | Frozen: Northern Lights

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