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There are songs of all genres and artists of all decades, but for those of you who want to expand your music taste or find new songs in general, I’ve got some recommendations! These songs represent what I believe is the perfect balance of alt rock and indie music and have been on my Spotify repeat playlist for the past few months. There are a bunch of classics that you just can’t go wrong with, and you’re bound to discover a new artist after reading the list below. Enjoy!

  • 1979, The Smashing Pumpkins
  • Althea, Grateful Dead
  • As It Was, Harry Styles
  • August, Taylor Swift
  • Beige, Yoke Lore
  • Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen
  • Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Green Day
  • Cherry, Harry Styles
  • Cleopatra, The Lumineers
  • Everything You Want, Vertical Horizon
  • Get Off Of My Cloud, The Rolling Stones
  • Graceland Too, Phoebe Bridgers
  • Happiness is a butterfly, Lana Del Rey
  • Heat Above, Greta Van Fleet
  • In Bloom, Nirvana
  • Iris, The Goo Goo Dolls
  • Kashmir, Led Zeppelin
  • Kilby Girl, The Backseat Lovers
  • Levitation, Beach House
  • Light My Love, Greta Van Fleet
  • Rhiannon, Fleetwood Mac
  • Saturday Sun, Vance Joy
  • Semi-Charmed Life, Third Eye Blind
  • Slow Dancing in a Burning Room, John Mayer
  • Some Might Say, Oasis
  • The Night We Met, Lord Huron ft. Phoebe Bridgers
  • To The Mountains, Lizzy McAlpine
  • Touch of Grey, Grateful Dead
  • Two Ghosts, Harry Styles
  • Uptown Girl, Billy Joel
  • Video Games, Lana Del Rey
  • Wake Me Up When Summer Ends, Green Day
  • Yesterday, The Beatles
  • You Found Me, The Fray
  • Everything by One Direction
Vanditha is a freshman at Fordham University majoring in accounting and finance with a potential minor in history. Aside from writing for Her Campus, Vanditha loves to watch romcoms, obsessively listen to 1d, and hang out with her friends and family!
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