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Told You I’d Be With The Guys – Cherry Glazerr

Told You I’d Be With The Guys – Cherry Glazerr

Cates Eliasen, Student Playlist Editor
April 6, 2017
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On their smartly named album, Apocalipstick, Charry Glazerr creates yet another feminist indie bop that speaks to a large audience. Despite the vague lyrics, it is easy for most listeners to conclude some personal response to the song, as it covers a wide range of topics. The song touches on breakups,...

3WW by Alt-J

3WW by Alt-J

Lauren Newman, Student Playlist Editor
April 5, 2017
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Alt-J, the English indie band, has recently come out with a new single called 3WW. 3WW stands for ‘3 worn words’, which references the over use of the three words ‘I love you’. In this dreamy, electric song, the band tries to find a new way to say I love you without saying I love you. This song's ...

It Ain’t Me-Kygo and Selena Gomez

It Ain’t Me-Kygo and Selena Gomez

Emma Clarkowski, Student Playlist Editor
April 4, 2017
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Fifty Shades Darker track It Ain't Me became number nine on the billboard charts. This song sold 19,000 downloads the week that it was released, and had 1.7 million streams in the U.S. With the sound of a piano and other instruments in the background, this song first became popular from the movie Fifty...

Doing Good by Milky Chance

Doing Good by Milky Chance

Lauren Newman, Student Playlist Editor
April 4, 2017
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Milky Chance has recently came out with a new single called Doing Good. This single is a teaser for the German folk band's new album that is soon coming out. This songs shows how they have developed as a band with adding live instruments, but still implementing their traditional electronic sounds. Their new al...

On the Brightside – NeverShoutNever

On the Brightside – NeverShoutNever

Cates Eliasen, Student Playlist Editor
April 4, 2017
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Christofer Drew Ingle created his one-man-band NeverShoutNever in his young teens, where he quickly grew in popularity thanks to websites like youtube and the then popular myspace. While living homeless in Joplin, Missouri, Ingle did everything in his power to keep his spirits up, including writing one...

Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett

Anthony Alvarado, Student Playlist Editor
April 4, 2017
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Ever since the 1970's, Jimmy Buffett has been entertaining Americans with his relaxing tunes. Buffett describes life as a "state of mind" and argues that one can be as happy as he or she lets themselves be. His most popular song, "Margaritaville" most precisely demonstrates the message that all anyone...

Bounce Back- Big Sean

Bounce Back- Big Sean

Emma Clarkowski, Student Playlist Editor
April 2, 2017
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From album named I decided, Big Sean came out with this song for his fourth studio album. This song is about the times in your life when you have to bounce back from hard experiences. Bounce Back is a hip hop song that features Kanye West and Jeremih. This song has an interesting rhythm that catches...

Something Just Like This- The Chainsmokers

Something Just Like This- The Chainsmokers

Emma Clarkowski, Student Playlist Editor
March 31, 2017
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Featuring the artist Coldplay, Something Just Like This is on The Chainsmokers new album named Memories...Do Not Open. The song starts off slower and then picks up tempo and has a chorus that picks up into a catchy beat and features interesting guitar solos in the climax. Collaborating styles between...

Jumper – Third Eye Blind

Jumper – Third Eye Blind

Anthony Alvarado, Student Playlist Editor
March 31, 2017
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Peaking at number 5 on the Billboard top 100, the alternative rock tune "Jumper" has climbed the charts ever since it was released in 1997. The song includes a story, and a constant reminder that everything will be okay. The band spent a lot of time attempting to record a great anti-suicide anthem as...

Scenes From An Italian Restaurant – Billy Joel

Scenes From An Italian Restaurant – Billy Joel

Anthony Alvarado, Student Playlist Editor
March 30, 2017
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This eight minute, dynamic song by Billy Joel has several parts to it. It starts with elegant homecoming in an Italian restaurant, and then switches to an upbeat story about Brenda and Eddie the "king and queen of the prom". The tale that the narrator tells in the restaurant portrays the life of the...

Stay-Zedd and Alessia Cara

Stay-Zedd and Alessia Cara

Emma Clarkowski, Student Playlist Editor
March 29, 2017
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Featuring the vocals of Alessia Cara and the electronic themes, new song Stay was released on Feb. 23. Written and produced by Zedd, Cara sings of delaying life and in the chorus you can hear the influences of the electronic music. As you listen to the song you can hear the amplitude of Cara's voice...

Wounded Healer/Deer Tick Sample – Watsky

Wounded Healer/Deer Tick Sample – Watsky

Cates Eliasen, Student Playlist Editor
March 29, 2017
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Watsky got his start as a poet and writer, before he won himself the title of fastest rapper in the world, using his own original piece to compete. Since then, his uncanny knack for music, rhythm, and his intense vocabulary have earned him a spot in many people's hearts as a musician. In his song Wounded...

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