Playlist of the Month: April 2017

April is wrapping up, which means I’m going to spend the next month being super-stressed, and then I’ll finish finals, and the sudden cessation of stress will probably make me melt. It’s a system, it’s fine.
Your Hand In Mine – Explosions In the Sky
Smoke Filled Room (Acoustic) – Mako
Killer Queen – FIL BO RIVA
22 (OVER S∞∞N) – Bon Iver
Real – Majik
Technicolour Beat – Oh Wonder
Haze – Amber Run
Friends (under the influence) – Majik
Hands Held High – LINKIN PARK
Performance – The xx
Alps – Novo Amor & Ed Tullett1
A Violent Noise – The xx
Are You Home? – Amber Run
Machine – Amber Run
In The Morning (Mura Masa Edit) – NAO
Something Just Like This – The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
Hypnotised – Coldplay
Wastelands – Amber Run2
Wild (feat. Khai) – Kidswaste
Visions (ft. Leu Leu Land) – Danrell & Alec King
Dante’s Creek – THEY.
Words – School of X
Beauty – Down Time
My Type (feat. Emily Warren) – The Chainsmokers
Break Up Every Night – The Chainsmokers3
Wasted My Love – Axel Mansoor
Don’t Say (feat. Emily Warren) – The Chainsmokers
Not Afraid Anymore – Halsey
The One – The Chainsmokers
Go (feat. Ed Droste) – Woodkid4
Bloodstream – The Chainsmokers
Lies In The Dark – Tove Lo5
Something Just Like This – The Chainsmokers
Petals – Truitt
Helium – Sia
Oh Wonder – Lose It (Jerry Folk Remix) – Jerry Folk6
It Won’t Kill Ya (feat. Louane) – The Chainsmokers
Young – The Chainsmokers
On His Knees – Danny Elfman7
Paris – The Chainsmokers
The Scientist – Corrine Bailey Rae
Last Day Alive (feat. Florida Georgia Line) – The Chainsmokers
Cruise (Feat. Andrew Jackson) – Kygo8
Ultralife – Oh Wonder9
Lifetimes – Oh Wonder
Carry You – Novo Amor
Zombie (Acoustic Version) – The Cranberries
Ramada – Kidepo
Anchor – Novo Amor
My Friends – Oh Wonder
Big Jet Plane – Angus & Julia Stone10
Touch – Haux
Vulnerable – Midnight Pool Party
Rupture – The Cranberries

  1. This works surprisingly well as a vocal warm-up. 
  2. But seriously, this is probably going to wind up as my Favorite Song of The Year, I just love the lyrics so much. 
  3. “This isn’t a healthy relationship you’re in,” I mutter to myself every time I listen to this song. 
  4. “This song is two guys singing to each other; the chorus is them, like, trying to break up, and the verses are basically just them sexting. And it’s backed by a youth choir. It’s so twisted and I love it and I want to be Woodkid when I grow up” – me, describing this song to a friend 
  5. Warning: will get stuck in your head. 
  6. I’m going to bet this song won’t survive into next month’s playlist, and there’s a single reason for that: I recognize one of the synthesizers the artist used, and it kicks me out of being able to listen to the song every time I hear it. 
  7. I’m gonna be honest, at least half of the reason this song is in here is because I’m a twelve-year-old and laughed at the title. 
  8. I blame Chase playing this song for the reason that I have this entire album. 
  9. New Oh Wonder! I am excited. 
  10. It’s just a classic, okay? 

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