Surge Radio launches competition to find ‘Freshers Song of 2016’


Surge Radio are offering students the chance to decide the ‘Freshers Song of 2016’ – and win big prizes while doing so.

The campaign is part of their 2016 Freshers promotion, which will also involve visits to a number of halls in the coming weeks, as well as a loud presence at Wednesday’s Bunfight.

The student-led radio station have selected ten songs which all equally have a chance of being named the ‘Freshers Song of 2016′. The winning song will be unveiled just before Freshers’ Ball, with the voting period lasting between 23rd September – 7th October. The list of songs are as follows:

  • Bastille – Good Grief (Don Diablo Remix)
  • The Chainsmokers – Closer (ft. Halsey)
  • Calvin Harris – My Way
  • Major Lazer – Cold Water (ft. Justin Bieber & MØ)
  • DJ Snake – Let Me Love You (ft. Justin Bieber)
  • Kungs vs. Cookin’ On 3 Burners – This Girl
  • Craig David & Sigala – Ain’t Giving Up
  • Kideko & George Kwali – Crank It
  • Matoma & Becky Hill – False Alarm
  • Dua Lipa – Blow Your Mind (Mwah)

By voting, students will be entered into a massive prize draw with prizes ranging from Jimmy’s Iced Coffee vouchers, £50 Amazon giftcards, massive student bundles from Southampton’s biggest and best nightclubs and much more. To vote, head online to

You can listen to Surge Radio anytime via their website or the TuneIn app. Listen to Bastille’s entry on the list below:


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