Alina’s End of the Year Chill Playlist

Alina’s End of the Year Chill Playlist
by Alina Wilson

A moment exists in nearly every person’s life when she realizes that she is becoming her parents. For me, that moment was two days ago. I have always made fun of my father for listening exclusively to 80s music. That’s all he plays in his car. He’s completely and utterly stuck in the 80s. Sometimes, I find it super frustrating because a young person can only listen to so many songs from a station titled “The Groove,” but most days I find it endearing.

Two days ago, I scrolled through my playlist and realized that most of the songs were, by modern pop standards, old as dirt. Like 2000s old. To make matters worse, lately I too have been complaining about the poor quality of modern pop music. Oh no.

Regardless, below is my finals/decompressing/feel-good all purpose playlist (not necessarily in the same order because I always shuffle my music). Cheers to becoming our parents!

1. The Girl by City and Colour
2. First Day of My Life by Bright Eyes
3. I Like It by Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
4. I Wish I Missed My Ex by Mahalia
5. Crew (feat. Brent Faiyaz & Shy Glizzy) by Goldlink
6. The Weekend by SZA
7. Don’t Kill My Vibe by Sigrid
8. All I Want by Kodaline
9. Rivers and Roads by the Head and the Heart
10. Down in the Valley by the Head and the Heart
11. Easy to Love by The Jezabels
12. Promise by Ben Howard
13. Nice For What by Drake
14. Be Yourself (feat. Bianca Shaw) by Taylor Bennett
15. Barcelona by Ed Sheeran
16. Work Out (feat. TLC) by J. Cole
17. 20 Dollar Nose Bleed by Fall Out Boy
18. Holocene by Bon Iver
19. Blood Bank by Bon Iver
20. She Knows (feat. Amber Coffman & Cults)
21. White Tiger by Izzy Bizu
22. High Hopes by Panic! At the Disco

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