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.