Lifestyle Music · May 13, 2020

The Lockdown Listens: My ‘It’s A School Night’ Playlist

 
*including images that feel, arguably, anything less than zen- AND A GREASE SOUNDTRACK VINYL*

It’s no secret that I’m a bit of a serial playlist maker, and whilst I’ve very much indulged in my fist-pumping-WE-GOT-THIS-TUNES throughout lockdown, sometimes you just need something a little more relaxed when a motivational sing song feels a little much (and yes, I did just say that)…

Whether you’re making dinner, scrolling in the bath (guilty) or making the long commute from the top of your stairs to the bottom- escaping with something that isn’t Take On Me, is sometimes actually quite necessary.

This has quickly become one of my favourite Spotify listens and with some of my favourite artists from Laura Marling, Stornoway (who are so, so perfect for a good chill) and some newer discoveries like Aldous Harding- I hope this little listen helps anyone unwind, or takes them away for a little bit (even if it’s just when you’re making the bed in the morning)…

Listen to the full playlist here!

1. Bombay Bicycle Club – Lights Out, Words Gone, 2. HAIM – Summer Girl, 3. Stornoway – Zorbing, 4. Arcade Fire – Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains), 5. James Blake – Can’t Believe The Way We Flow, 6. Vampire Weekend, Steve Lacey – Flower Moon, 7. Summer Camp – The Ugly Truth, 8. George Harrison – All Things Must Pass, 9. Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney – Ram On, 10. Mark Ronson, Yebba – Don’t Leave Me Lonely, 11. Francis and the Lights, Bon Iver – Friends, 12. Dusty Springfield – Take Another Little Piece Of My Heart, 13. Arlo Parks – Cola, 14. Gorillaz – On Melancholy Hill, 15. Beach Fossils – Sometimes, 16. Beach House – Zebra, 17. Solange – Losing You, 18. We Are Scientists – After Hours, 19. The Growlers – Rare Hearts, 20. Laura Marling – Crawled Out Of The Sea, 21. Laura Marling – Cross You Fingers, 22. Cass McCombs – Windfall, 23. John Lennon – Mind Games, 24. Feist – Mushaboom, 25. Cat Power – Sea of Love, 26. Stornoway – I Saw You Blink, 27. Aldous Harding – The Barrel, 28. George Harrison – My Sweet Lord, 29. Nico – These Days, 30. Sharon Van Etten – Seventeen, 31. Johnny Flynn – Brown Trout Blues, 32. Belle & Sebastian – The Boy With the Arab Strap, 33. Beirut – Postcards from Italy, 34. LCD Soundsystem – All My Friends, 35. Father John Misty – Real Love Baby, 36. Iron & Wine – Time After Time, 37. Fleet Foxes – White Winter Hymnal, 38. Fleetwood Mac – Songbird, 39. The Beatles – Julia

 

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