Between the stress of Omicron cases surging, due dates approaching fast and keeping up with the world, everyone needs an outlet to relieve their stress. Many people find relief in different activities like drawing, reading and other activities.
A common theme around campus is those walking around with headphones in, blaring music. Music helps keep some people focus on work and simply distracts us from the chaotic world around us. Here are 10 songs to add in your playlist to make your back-to-school spring semester less chaotic.
1. “Dreams” by Fleetwood Mac
A classic but amazing song that makes you feel relieved from what’s going on around you.
2. “miss me if u want to” by Tipling Rock
This song fits any vibe you want, with a funky beat and catchy lyrics. It’s a guaranteed aux win.
3. “Weekend” by Mac Miller (feat. Miguel)
This song is for your hard weeks that seem like they’ll never end, listen to this when you need that kick to get you through to Friday.
4. “Right Down the Line” by Gerry Rafferty
This is an oldie but a goody, this song was recently featured in the popular show “Euphoria.” This song will have you wanting to take a good dance break no matter the occasion.
5. “Ivy” by Taylor Swift
With the rainy weather, this song is a must. With a slow backtrack and deep lyrics, this song is perfect for a walk to class on a dreary day.
6. “Lady May” by Tyler Childers
This song is a simple folk love song. If you prefer the strumming of a guitar with sweet lyrics, this one is for you.
7. “La vie en rose” by Louis Armstrong
A known classic covered by many, but you can’t go wrong with the original. Not a fan of a lot of lyrics? Let the trombone take you away as you study for your next big test.
8. “Westcoast Collective” by Dominic Fike
This song has more of an alt-indie tune, which is perfect for riding your bike around campus, or just a simple walk.
9. “What’s Up?” by Mom Jeans
This song features an amazing backtrack with some meaningful lyrics. It’s a good song to rock out to when you’re feeling overwhelmed from schoolwork and just want to scream out some lyrics.
10. “THAT’S WHAT I WANT” by Lil Nas X
This song is more for those who prefer today’s hits with catchy lyrics and an upbeat tune.
Written by Evie Webb, staff writer. Photo Courtesy of Madison Gruber.