I like to pride myself on knowing obscure musicians and old music that I then can graciously bestow on others. All of these songs can be found on Spotify, as that is where I make my playlists. I am not attached to the order of these, so do to them what you will.
- Happy Songs for Hectic Days
The type of playlist you press play on when you’re having one of those days that just won’t seem to fix itself.
“(Sittin’ On) the Dock of the Bay” by Otis Redding
“(What A) Wonderful World” by Sam Cooke
“Stand by Me” by Ben E. King
“Unchained Melody” by The Righteous Brothers
“I Say a Little Prayer” by Aretha Franklin
- All the feels
For when you want to wreck yourself emotionally.
“The Sound of Silence- acoustic” by Simon and Garfunkel
“Yesterday” by The Beatles
“Fix You” by Coldplay
“Hurt” by Johnny Cash
“Let her go” by Passenger
- Butterfly Kisses
Mellow songs that make you think of sweet things.
“Put Your Records On” by Corinne Bailey Rae
“Best Part (fet. Daniel Caesar)” by H.E.R.
“Killing Me Softly With His Song” by Fugees
“No One- Acoustic” by Alicia Keys
“Andante, Andante” by Lily James (Mama Mia: Here We Go Again!)
“Ocean Eyes” by Billie Eilish
“Lovers” by Anna of the North
“Location” by Khalid
“La La Land (feat. YG)” Explicit, by Bryce Vine
- Ear Sex. Try not to get hearing aids
Some very luscious tunes in which the singer spouts pure poetry in their smooth voice.
“Hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have” Explicit, by Lana Del Rey
“Lovely (with Khalid)” by Billie Eilish
“Moral of the Story” Explicit, by Ashe
“He Don’t Love Me- stripped” by Winona Oak
- Angsty Middle School Tunes
This is a list of songs from my generation’s wonder years. I can practically smell the uncontrollable pubescent sweat whenever I look at this list of songs that I myself created.
“Immortals” by Fallout Boy
“Teenagers” by My Chemical Romance
“I Write Sins Not Tragedies” by Panic! At The Disco
“DONTTRUSTME” Explicit, by 3OH!3
“Gives You Hell” by The All-American Rejects
“Stressed Out” by Twenty-One Pilots
Drama-soaked songs for when it’s time to screw with your head.
“Relax” by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
“Five Minutes” by Her
“Blood in The Cut” Explicit, by K.Flay
“One Time” by Marian Hill
“Downers” by Greentea Peng
“Pork Soda” Explicit, by Pork Soda
“Dear God” XTC
“Boyfriend (repeat)” by Confidence Man
“Terrible Thing” by AG
“I Go To Sleep” by Anika
“Talk Show Host” Explicit, by Radiohead
“Ode to Innocence” by Sasha Lazard
- Workout Jams:
Some wack ass tunes to move to whilst you burn some calories.
“Bloom” by ODESZA
“Raindrops (feat. Kerli) -radio edit” by SNBRN, Kerli
“Angel” by Massive Attack