Compiled by Cristina Francisco | Art by Sarah Aftab

1. Fire & Rain – James Taylor

Acoustic guitar sounds are played along with the soft deep vocals of James Taylor.

“Just yesterday morning, they let me know you were gone. Suzanne, the plans they made put an end to you.”

2. Moviendo Caderas – Yandel

The song features pop sounds paired with island vibes.

Si estás solita llorando faltará morir,  tranquila que yo sé de algo que alivia corazones…”

(“If you are alone, crying, you will not die, but I know of something that relieves hearts … “

Sad Girl – Lana Del Rey

The soft laced voice of Lana captures an eighties feel that entices any listener.

It might not appeal to fools like you.We’ve been around on the side, wanna be something you would do…”

4. Castle On the Hill – Ed Sheeran

The song features lyrics that talk about meeting new people and is a good listen for a car drive.

“I  was running from my brother and his friends And tasted the sweet perfume of the mountain grass I rolled down…”

5. Crash & Burn- Thomas Rhett

This song features party sounds and will leave any listener in a blissful mood.

So I guess it’s over baby and déjà vu again, Who’d have thought that time don’t stop…”

6. Exiles – Third Eye Blind

This song has indie sounds combined with heavy acoustic guitar influences.

The studio’s red lights are a smoke filled screen, trying to find the sound, I can’t say what I mean…”

7. I’ll Stand By You – Glee

Uplifting lyrics combined with unique various voice will leave the listener in a peaceful mood.

Don’t be ashamed to cry, Let me see you through, ‘Cause I’ve seen the dark side too…”

8. Me Like Yuh – Jay Park

Pop tunes are paired with electro sounds that give off summer vibes.

I can only do right by ya, I won’t ever go deceive ya…”

9. We Didn’t Start the Fire – Billy Joel

Catchy lyrics complimented with a upbeat sounds voice delivers a pumped up song.

We didn’t start the fire, It was always burning since the world’s been turning…”

10. The Cold – Exitmusic

The song pairs a transcendent beginning with a passionate voice.

A cold arm returns the stolen. A new start erased. A red light came pouring.

An early fall descended…”

11. Basic Instinct – The Acid

Low guitar sounds carry the lyrics and unique voice throughout this psychedelic piece.

Tender we fall, Quiet and alone, Tired and gone, just speechless…”

12. Follow You – Bring Me The Horizon

Rhythmic beginning draws in the listener along with the meaningful lyrics.

My head is haunting me and my heart feels like a ghost. I need to feel something, ’cause I’m still so far from home…”

13. Mad Love – Bush

Starting with a mystic beginning, the lyrics speak about a love that still lives on.

No saving you from drowning, you were silent as a raincloud…”

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