Nero - Promises
(and of course the totalitarian dystopian Orwellian video to match goes well with what we all feel about higher education during finals week)
mix it with some folksy/indie/hipster stuff to remind you how it's never to late to say "scew it" and run off to the west-coast and become a hippie...
The Lumineers - Ho Hey
Or run away to England:
Bombay Bicycle Club - Shuffle
until you remember those six-figure student loans. So you want to go back to when life was simple and your parents did everything for you:
Lushlife - Teenage Dream
Then like any hopeless romantic you know it's time for something mildly epic love story to let you know you can always find love... once this paper is over.
Gossling - Wild Love
Next thing you know you're listening to former Disney Channel star Selena Gomez and dancing at your carrel thinking
Selena Gomez & the Scene - Hit the Lights
And then you start to get a little crazy and find something like this:
Grimes - Oblivion
To cheer yourself up from looming unemployment and studying for the bar you find this little gem:
Cosmo Jarvis - Gay Pirates
And then this:
Luke Million - Arnold
After someone shushes you for laughing out loud in the library, you get to work...
Then pretty soon you decide you need to have a song for a montage to while browsing the internet, oops I mean studying your outline, which leads you to some 80s jams.
The Who - Baba O'Riley
Thinking about John Hughes passing makes you think existential thoughts and become sad so you listen to something that reminds you summer is coming, but also that you won't live forever
David's Lyre - Heartbeat
... and you haven't finished outlining cause you've been reading my blog?
...well there's always this classic to fall back on in times of need:
oh your final is on Virginia Procedure... whoops!
At least you've got some fun new music?
If you've enjoyed the small selection here, I'm always wanting to share music I love with people! Comment, e-mail or message me somehow & I'll give you some more recommendations!