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Spring break recovery mixtape

by Jessica Romera February 26, 2013 0 comment
Spring break recovery mixtape

As students, we are naturally inclined to want to relax or blow off a little steam after weeks of hellish midterms. Some of us like to party, while others prefer to stay in watching entire seasons of their favourite television shows with hot mugs of tea. Although we wish we could do anything but look at a textbook, we are faced with the ominous reality that we have mountains of readings to get through before the week’s end.

Couldn’t decide whether to dance the night away or bury your face in books? To acknowledge the Party Patty you’ve recently been, Side A is filled with happy fun-time tracks that are sure to make you forget about school for the week. Now that you’re back to being a Studious Sam, flip over to Side B for a calming selection of tracks that will help you get back on that study grind. Enjoy!

 

SIDE A: Party hardy on Spring Break

  1. Beastie Boys – “Fight For Your Right” – Licensed to Ill 
  2. The Kooks – “Always Where I Need to Be” – Konk
  3. Chromeo – “Bonafied Lovin’” – Fancy Footwork
  4. Franz Ferdinand – “Do You Want To” – You Could Have It So Much Better
  5. The Strokes – “You Only Live Once” – First Impressions of Earth
  6. The Vaccines – “Norgaard”- What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?
  7. Missy Elliot – “Pass That Dutch”- This Is Not A Test!
  8. Arctic Monkeys – “Dancing Shoes”- Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not
  9. Julian Casablancas, Santogold, Pharrell Williams – “My Drive Thru” – Welcome To Converse
  10. The Rolling Stones – “Get Off Of My Cloud” – December’s Children (And Everybody’s) 

 

SIDE B: The study grind

  1. The Beatles – “Mother Nature’s Son” – The White Album 
  2. Trevor Hall – “Well I Say…” – This Is Blue
  3. Pink Floyd – “Us and Them” – The Dark Side of the Moon
  4. Benjamin Francis Leftwich – “Atlas Hands” – Last Smoke Before the Snowstorm
  5. Fleetwood Mac – “Never Going Back Again” – Rumours
  6. Jack Johnson – “Belle” – In Between Dreams
  7. Modest Mouse – “Perfect Disguise” – The Moon & Antarctica
  8. Andre 3000 – “Vibrate” – The Love Below
  9. Timber Timbre – “We’ll Find Out” – Timber Timbre
  10. The Fray – “Ungodly Hour” – The Fray   

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