A Playlist For Every Month Part 2! (you’re welcome again)

As a “special edition” post for my one year anniversary here at YAA, I’ve decided to remake one of my most favourite posts! One year later, I’ve changed a lot. I have new and different perspectives, opinions, interests and obviously, a new spectrum of music taste. These songs will be all different from the last post, as I have discovered lots of new music. Hopefully, you guys learn to love these songs as much as I do, even if they’re a bit weird (old songs are really good, okay?). Here is, A Playlist For Every Month Part Two.

CEC=contains explicit content


January:

  1. Boys – Charli XCX: honestly such a bop, would 10/10 listen on loop for hours. Also, super relatable… sorry that I missed your party… I wish I had a better excuse like… I had to trash the hotel lobby… but I was… busy… thinking… ’bout… boys.
  2. Dance – Shane: I LOVE SHANE, I only found him a couple of months ago and he’s quickly become one of my faves. He’s super funny and his music is amazing. His dancing gives me life.
  3. Bad Liar – Selena Gomez: okay, no need to explain, who doesn’t love my QUeen SelenA GomEZ??
  4. Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran: wow wow wow, Ed’s voice sounds great in this one but tbh when does it not sound great?
  5. Sweetness – Jimmy Eat World: all I need to say is… if you’re listening ohhh woahhhh ohhh ohhhh ohhhh ohhHHHH
  6. Kitty From Kansas City – Rudy Vallee: GUYS NO JOKE THIS IS MY FAVOURITE SONG, JUST LISTEN. Her name was kittykittykittykittykittykittykitty from Kansas city, sure was a pity, she wasn’t pretty. This is music at its finest, I’m just saying.
  7. Safety Pin – 5 Seconds of Summer (track 7): been dancing to this since 2015 y’all. 

February:

  1. Your Man – Down With Webster: I love this song because it reminds me of my #MCM Jack Laskey. Also, the lyrics are relatable and the tune is super catchy- good luck trying to get this out of your head for the next week! I’ve never been in love, I’ve only been in clubs. 
  2. Not For Me – Bobby Darin: Okay, while you’re listening, close your eyes and imagine some 80’s guys in trench coats and sunglasses tiptoeing towards you in triangular formation while snapping. That’s what I see whenever I listen to this song. 
  3. Carolina – Harry Styles: everything about Harry Styles is my favourite, enough said.
  4. American Kids – Poppy (cec): That Poppy is kind of weird, but her music is sooooooooo good.
  5. 1985 – Bowling For Soup (cec): Asking the real questions here, whatever happened to sitcoms, game shows… on the radio…
  6. Thief – Ansel Elgort: can act, can sing and is attractive?? Ansel Elgort literally has it all.
  7. Fat Lip – Sum 41: I don’t want to waste my time, become another casualty of society… PREACH IT!

March:

  1. Play Good Music At My Funeral – Shane: The most relatable song I’ve ever heard. Shane Niemi, I love you.
  2. Burning Bridges – Bea Miller (cec): such a cute song, especially the chorus where it kind of sounds like London bridge is falling down.
  3. Afterlife – Greyson Chance: I was so surprised when I found this song because look, it’s GREYSON CHANCE! Remember when he was on Family Channel all the time when he was younger?? Please listen to this song sung by my childhood crush.
  4. Lonely People – Orla Gartland: the tune of this song is so nice. It’s sort of like one of those profound indie songs, which means you should love it even more. 
  5. The Boys of Summer – The Ataris: This is a cover (so it’s not originally their song) but I like this one way more than the original because The Ataris made it sound more rock. So basically, they made it sound 48596x better.
  6. The Anthem – Good Charlotte: Highkey wish I grew up with early 2000’s music. Even though the fashion was bad, the music wasn’t. 
  7. Scotty Doesn’t Know – Lustra (cec): IF YOU WATCH THE MUSIC VIDEO, IT’S MATT DAMON.

April:

  1. The Drugs – Mother Mother: Creds to 92.1 CJay. I immediately searched up this song after I heard it. My favourite part is the bridge, give my best to the mess, I’ve had my share of it all
  2. The Future Freaks Me Out – Motion City Soundtrack: go out there and bust a move!
  3. Come On Eileen – Dexys Midnight Runners: five words, Perks Of Being A Wallflower. “They’re playing good music!” “Livingroom routine?” “Livingroom routine!” So iconic.
  4. 24/7 – David Correy (cec): Reminds me of my other #MCM Ross McCall. Lowkey, lowkey, that’s my baby… This is where good music is at!
  5. Slow Hands – Niall Horan: Confession, I didn’t realize it was Niall until I searched it up… But it’s so great to see him do this well on his own, you go Niall!
  6. We’ll Meet Again – Vera Lynn: Old but gold. I found this song earlier this year, and it was like going to a thrift shop and discovering a fab(ulous) find. I went into a music genre that didn’t seem too appealing but would you take a look at what I came out with?! This is the best song!! So what it’s early 20th-century era?? A GOOD SONG IS A GOOD SONG NO MATTER WHAT.
  7. Bored to Death – Blink-182: Blink-182 is still coming out with good songs, I must applaud them.

May:

  1. The Love Club – Lorde: This song is so underrated. It’s so good and totally deserves more attention. The melody is really catchy and like always, her lyrics are a bit strange, but in a good way. Lorde, you go girlfriend.
  2. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – The Andrews Sisters: Such a bop from the 30’s. I love this song so much, the music, the lyrics, the ERA. It’s honestly the catchiest song, after hearing it for the first time, I practically knew all the words. He’s the boogie woogie bugle boy from company B!
  3. Shake It – Metro Station: Throwback! If she does it like this will you do it like that?
  4. Losers – Shane: SHANE AGAIN, I’m telling you I love him, each song just keeps getting better and better. Yeah, we’re losers in love…
  5. YOUTH – Troye Sivan: I’ve been watching Troye Sivan on Youtube since forever and seeing him take on his music career actually makes me so happy. He’s so good at singing and he’s literally the cutest human being ever. Troye, if you’re out there, I support you!!
  6. F.F.F  – Bebe Rexha ft. G-Eazy (CEC): Probably don’t want to play this around your mom… But this song is so relatable, you can catch me jamming out to this at 3 am!
  7. Ghost – Ella Henderson: This song reminds me of my OTP (one true pair) from X Company, Aurora and Alfred. Okay, so this is their song, don’t tell me otherwise. 

June:

  1. The Space Between A Rock And A Hard Space – 5 Seconds of Summer (track 4): fun fact: this was originally called “Catch 22”. See? I know stuff.
  2. Guys My Age – Hey Violet (cec): To be honest, I don’t really like Hey Violet but this song was too good to pass on.
  3. Strip That Down – Liam Payne: I LOVE POST-1D LIAM. LET’S GO, THIS IS MY JAM.
  4. Tear in My Heart – Twenty One Pilots: TOP has gotten so much more popular since when I first heard of them and this is the first song of theirs I ever heard. It gets me kinda nostalgic and brings back memories from summer ’15. 
  5. Big Jet Plane – Angus & Julia Stone: this is a really good calm-down song because it’s quite slow and relaxing. Also, I just really love daisies…
  6. Left The Broken – Bethan Leadley: No matter how hard I try, I’ll never be able to sing the word “broken” the way she does…
  7. Passionfruit – Drake (cec): I live for this instrumental. 

July:

  1. Edelweiss – The Sound Of Music: Who doesn’t love this musical?? 
  2. Bring The Boys Back Home – Pink Floyd: Hands-down, the best Pink Floyd song ever ever ever. For real, it’s their best song. It might only be a minute long, but you can’t put a timer on masterpieces.
  3. Brain Stew – Green Day: Green Day doesn’t need any explanations… they’re Green Day.
  4. Kiwi – Harry Styles: I love this side of Harry.
  5. Gasoline – Halsey (cec): Halsey is such a queen and all her songs are iconic. Her voice is beautiful, especially in this song. Do the people whisper about you on the train like me… saying you probably shouldn’t waste your pretty face like me…
  6. When We Were Young – Adele: Chances are, you’ve already heard this song a dozen times but Adele is a goddess, so listen to it again. 
  7. Candy Store – Heathers: The Musical (cec): SO iconic, it’s like Mean Girls, but in the 80’s. 

August:

  1. The Wire – HAIM: Indie music is good music.
  2. Look What You Made Me Do – Taylor Swift: I don’t care what other people say, I love the new Taylor- she’s so relatable. Honestly, Taylor is me after someone tries to beef with me. I got smarter, I got harder in the nick of time. If you wanna mess with me, you’ll be asking for me to put your name on my list in red, underlined. I check it once, then I check it twice, OH!
  3. The King And All Of His Men – Wolf Gang: It gives me Alice in Wonderland vibes. Won’t you take me to the Queen of Hearts?
  4. I Love Kanye – Kanye West (cec): I want Kanye’s level of self-love…
  5. Victorious – Panic At The Disco: Brendan Urie’s forehead is bigger than my future…
  6. Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute): Der Hölle Rache Kocht In Meinem Herzen (Queen Of The Night Aria) – Wolfgang Mozart: Don’t let the fact that it’s Mozart discourage you, this is a really good song, well, opera actually, but just LISTEN to the orchestra and LISTEN to the voice. Like wow, do you have any idea how difficult it is to hit a high note like that?? This is a classical masterpiece!!
  7. Dear Maria, Count Me In – All Time Low: *cough* I got your picture, I’m coming with you, dear mariA COUNT ME IN!!! Always love All Time Low.

September:

  1. High School Never Ends – Bowling For Soup (cec): I would just like to thank Spotify and its “Suggested Songs” feature for showing me this song.
  2. Pretty Girl – Maggie Lindemann (cec): This song is actually pretty deep. I’m more than just a picture, I’m a daughter and a sister. Maggie Lindemann also has a really nice voice.
  3. Be Careful, It’s My Heart – Vera Lynn (track 10): Vera Lynn is a vintage queen! I only dream of having a voice like hers. There hasn’t been a single song of hers that I haven’t liked. 
  4. Say It – Glenn Miller: Old music is absolutely amazing, as I have recently discovered, don’t be scared to give it a listen!!
  5. Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen: Is this rock/opera perfection even real???? You’ve got that sick guitar instrumental in the middle followed by that opera-like verse. Thunderbolts and lightning, very very frightening me!!
  6. When Your Heart Stops Beating – +44: I’ll be there when your heart stops beating, I’ll be there when your last breath’s taken away…
  7. Ocean Avenue – Yellowcard: There’s a place off Ocean Avenue, where I used to sit and talk with you. 

October:

  1. Insecure – Shane: OH! Surprise, surprise, it’s Shane, AGAIN! This is the first song of his I ever heard and I fell in love instantly. Just watch the video, you have to love it. It’s absolutely hilarious. 
  2. Oh! It’s A Lovely War – Courtland and Jefferies: This is probably one of the oldest songs I listen to, but age is just a number and this song will always continue to be a gem.
  3. When The Lights Go On Again – Auf Wiedersehen Sweetheart (track 16): Goodbye Sweetheart! Is it a coincidence that all the best music came from the 40’s?
  4. Rejects – 5 Seconds of Summer: *slams fist on table* WHAT WAS I THINKING? *smashes glass* EVERYONE SEES IT *jumps off roof* IT’S NOT A SECRET *punches wall* THAT I’M JUST A REJECT.
  5. Roman Holiday – Halsey: A song about Audrey Hepburn sung by Halsey? Yes, please, that’s two icons in one song!
  6. Tipsy – J-Kwon (cec): #TBT
  7. I Melt With You – Modern English: I had just rediscovered this song a while ago after I had lost the slip of paper I had written the song name on at first. I found the paper under my bed, and let me just tell you that it was fate that led me to the paper. I don’t know what I would do without this song.

November:

  1. Still Breathing – Green Day: Definitely one of Green Day’s best songs. I don’t know why but it gets me so sentimental… I’m still alive!
  2. La Vie En Rose – Sophie Milman (track 9): What a musical treasure this is. It sounds so romantic, especially because it’s French.
  3. Manufactured – Shane (track 4): HAHAHA I BASICALLY HAVE ALL OF SHANE’S SONGS ON HERE. #WorthIt
  4. The White Hills of Dover – Vera Lynn: Catch me singing this song in the shower, in the car, and literally everywhere because it’s a jewel of a song.
  5. Sign of the Times – Harry Styles: CAN WE JUST TALK ABOUT HOW HE FLIES RANDOMLY IN THE MUSIC VIDEO. 
  6. Plaisir d’Amour – Michael Kamen and London Metropolitan Orchestra: In episode 6: The Breaking Point of my favourite miniseries, Band of Brothers, it plays this song near the end when they’re all in a church together after they had just lost some of their best men, and wow the tears just don’t stop falling. 
  7. Shoutout To My Ex – Little Mix: Need a good breakup song? This is the one for you! Tell it to us, Perrie!

December:

  1. 99 Red Balloons – Goldfinger (cec): Fun fact, this song was originally German, and there’s actually a German verse in the song and it’s the coolest thing ever.
  2. Gossip Girl – Grace Vanderwaal: She has such a cute voice and this song is super relatable. I thought you were real to me, the Gossip Girl!
  3. Sick of Losing Soulmates – Dodie (cec): Dodie has honestly one of the best voices I’ve ever heard. Also I pretty good sad song. 
  4. The Party Song – Blink-182: Iconic Blink-182, that is all.
  5. The Longest Day – The Band Of The Royal Military School: So, this is just an instrumental and it has no lyrics, but this song is fantastic. What really appealed to me in this song was the whistling- it makes it sound like a super old marching song. Everything about this song I would rate 10/10.
  6. You’re Not The One – Sky Ferreira: Add this one to your breakup songs.
  7. Then He Kissed Me – The Crystals: I got this song from Adventures in Babysitting, if you haven’t watched that movie yet, I would highly suggest. 

All edits are mine! Pictures are from here.

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