PLAYLIST OF THE WEEK: FIRST WEEKEND OF WINTER QUARTER
With the first week of classes at WWU at an end, this playlist intends to get one off their feet to celebrate the beginning of winter quarter. A combination of dance tunes and upbeat classics, this mishmash of songs are sure to get a party started.
Too Young – Phoenix
This song is cheerful, upbeat rhythm will get the dance floor in motion.
Blame it on the Boogie – The Jacksons
You can never go wrong with The Jacksons. This classic, funky song is paired with lyrics written with the perfect amount of cheesiness.
You! Me! Dancing! – Los Campesinos
This song has a bit of a slow build, but picks up with an awesome underlying guitar melody. Fun and simple, this song may lighten the stress of any classes you may be worried about.
Forest Whitiker – Brother Ali
This is an uplifting, fun track about self-love. It’s groovy melody and motivating lyrics are the perfect combination for the first weekend back at school.
Blister in the Sun – Violent Femmes
A classic by the Violent Femmes, this song’s fast moving beat is great for any party.
Pills – White Reaper
This is a bubbly, punk track with a really cool charged melody. It’s different and fun if you’re looking for a change this winter.
Don’t Bring Me Down – Electric Light Orchestra
A pulsing drumbeat makes this classic ELO song really fun. This song motivating lyrics may empower you to push through the stress of classes this quarter.
Genghis Khan – Miike Snow
This electro-pop beat is great for dancing, listening or just putting on in the background.
Good as New – Vacationer
New quarter, hopefully we’re all feeling good as new to get us through. This song is really fun and has a beautiful, unique recurring melody throughout.
Our Own House – Misterwives
This song starts off slow, but picks up quickly. Horns in this song create a really unique, fun sound that differs from other indie pop.
Handsome – The Vaccines
This cool song by indie rock band The Vaccines has a fast beat and fun lyrics, perfect for a chill weekend after the stress of the first classes of the quarter.