A Playlist for Those of Us Tired of School But Not Ready to Let Go

With the end of the school year less than a month away, I’m grappling with some feelings. Not terrible but not great, so I thought I’d curate a sad playlist that perfectly sums up how I feel at this point of the school year. Without further ado, I present to you “Songs That Make Me Contemplate Packing My Bags and Moving to New Zealand and Not Telling Anybody:"

  • "SLOW DANCING IN THE DARK" - Joji

  • "Cherry" – Harry Styles

  • "To Be So Lonely" – Harry Styles

  • "Fine Line" – Harry Styles

  • "Two Ghosts" – Harry Styles

  • "Sweet Creature" – Harry Styles

  • "Meet Me in the Hallway" – Harry Styles

  • "From the Dining Table" – Harry Styles

  • "Skin" - Sabrina Carpenter

  • "Baby in Blue" – Madisenxoxo

  • "Skinny Skinny" – Ashton Irwin

  • "Best Years" – 5 Seconds of Summer

  • "Ghost of You" – 5 Seconds of Summer

  • "Honest" – Mali-Koa

  • "Falling for U" – Peachy!, mxmtoon

  • "High" – 5 Seconds of Summer

  • "Long Ago and Far Away" – Talkfine, Starkid

  • "Fool’s Gold" – One Direction

  • "Lover Of Mine" – 5 Seconds of Summer

  • "Truly Madly Deeply" – One Direction

  • "18" – One Direction

  • "Girl Crush" – Harry Styles

  • "1980s Horror Film" – Wallows

  • "When He Sees Me" – Kimiko Glenn, Jessie Mueller, Keala Settle, Waitress Cast

  • "When We Were Young" – Adele 

  • "When I Was Your Man" – Bruno Mars 

  • "My Love, My Life" – Amanda Seyfried, Lily James, Meryl Streep

  • "I Wonder (Departure)" – Lily James, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Alexa Davis

  • "Landslide" – Fleetwood Mac

  • "Make You Feel My Love" – Adele

  • "If I Die Young (Glee Cast Version)" – Glee Cast

  • "Let Her Go" – Passenger

  • "Little Do You Know" – Alex & Sierra

  • "Amnesia" – 5 Seconds of Summer

  • "A Little Too Much" – Shawn Mendes

  • "Cough Syrup (Glee Cast Version)" – Glee Cast

  • "Grenade" – Bruno Mars

  • "The Fault in Our Stars" – Troye Sivan 

  • "Half a Heart" – One Direction

  • "Somewhere Only We Know (Glee Cast Version)" – Glee Cast, Darren Criss

  • "Wherever You Are" – 5 Seconds of Summer

  • "Mr. Loverman" – Ricky Montgomery

  • "Georgia" – Phoebe Bridgers

  • "Falling" – Harry Styles

  • "Heather" – Conan Gray

  • "Break My Heart Again" – FINNEAS

  • "Close As Strangers" – 5 Seconds of Summer

  • "You & I" – One Direction

  • "All I Want" – Kodaline

  • "champagne problems" – Taylor Swift

  • "drivers license" – Olivia Rodrigo 

  • "She" – dodie

  • "Lie To Me (Acoustic)" – 5 Seconds of Summer

  • "Angel" – FINNEAS

  • "All I Want" From High School Musical: The Musical: The Series – Olivia Rodrigo

  • "The One That Got Away (Acoustic Version)" – Katy Perry 

  • "She Lays Down" – The 1975

  • "I Bet on Losing Dogs" – Mitski

  • "Tuyo (Narcos Theme) [Extended Version]" – Rodrigo Amarante