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Music Therapy: An Atmospheric Playlist for Midterms

Sorry, you can no longer use “making a playlist” as an excuse to procrastinate… two hours worth of music not long enough for your study session? I’d recommend taking a break.

Spotify playlist: study tunes


  1. Mumford & Sons, “After the Storm”
  2. Stonefox, “All I Want”
  3. Angus & Julia Stone, “And the Boys”
  4. Billie Eilish, “bellyache”
  5. Ben Howard, “Black Flies”
  6. Bon Iver, “Blindsided”
  7. Daughter, “Candles”
  8. Sarah Jaffe, “Clementine”
  9. Zola Jesus, “Collapse”
  10. Holley Maher, “Come Undone”
  11. Agnes Obel, “Dorian”
  12. New Buffalo, “Emotional Champ”
  13. Florence + The Machine, “Falling”
  14. Tom Rosenthal, “Go Solo”
  15. Barbarisms, “Heaviest Breather”
  16. Halsey, “Hopeless (feat. Cashmere Cat)”
  17. Lauren O’Connell, “House of the Rising Sun”
  18. Bon Iver, “Michicant”
  19. The xx, “Missing”
  20. Lana Del Rey, “Music To Watch Boys To”
  21. Melvv, “Not Me (feat. Two Feet)”
  22. Oh Wonder, “Shark”
  23. St. South, “Slacks”
  24. Vancouver Sleep Clinic, “Stakes”
  25. Lapsley, “Station”
  26. Lorde, “Still Sane”
  27. Jamie xx, “Stranger In a Room (feat. Oliver Sim)”
  28. London Grammar, “Strong”
  29. Port O’Brien, “Tree Bones”
  30. Dark Dark Dark, “Wild Goose Chase”
Ellie is a Political Science and Policy Studies double major at Rice University, with a minor in Politics, Law and Social Thought. She spent the spring of 2017 studying/interning in London, and hopes to return to England for grad school. Academically, Ellie's passion lies in evaluating policies that further the causes of gender equality, LGBT rights, and access to satisfactory healthcare, specifically as it pertains to women's health and mental health. She also loves feminist memoirs, eighteenth-century history, old bookstores, and new places. She's continuously inspired by the many strong females in her life, and is an unequivocal proponent of women supporting women.
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