Back to school

Every student feels differently when it comes to going back to school. For some students, like myself, it can be dreadful. While for others, it is full of excitement. This is why this mixtape has two very opposite moods. Side A is a bit despairing as well as nostalgic. It represents the feeling of summer ending and having to let go of the warm sun and having a free mind. Side B is much more uplifting as well as exciting. Once you get over the fact that summer is gone, you are faced with the wonderful reality of meeting new people, parties and, of course, more knowledge. So however you feel about the imminent arrival of school, hopefully you will find a song or two you can appreciate. 

SIDE A: The fading of summer’s glow

1. “Summer Skin” – Death Cab For Cutie – Plans

2. “Good Friend” – Plants and Animals – Parc Avenue

3. “Stuck on the Puzzle” – Alex Turner – Submarine Soundtrack

4. “Against the Grain” – City and Colour – Bring Me Your Love

5. “I’ve Smoked Too Much” – Lawrence Arabia – Chant Darling

6. “Collapse The Light Into Earth” – Porcupine Tree – In Absentia

7. “These Days” – The Black Keys – Brothers

8. “Realize It’s Not The Sun” – Hooray For Earth – True Loves

9. “re: Stacks” – Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago

10.“Into the Hollow” – Queens Of The Stone Age – Era Vulgaris

SIDE B: Getting back into the groove

11. “The Woodland National Anthem” – Arcade Fire – Arcade Fire EP

12. “Escapee – Architecture In Helsinki” – Moment Bends

13. “Fire it Up” – Modest Mouse – We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank

14. “Close To Me” – The Cure – Greatest Hits

15. “The Boxer” – The Chemical Brothers – Push The Button

16.  “Sober” – Muse – Showbiz

17. “Spiralling” – Keane – Perfect Symmetry

18. “Where Is My Mind?” – Pixies – Surfer Rosa

19. “15 Step” – Radiohead – In Rainbows

20. “Something Good Can Work” – Two Door Cinema Club – Tourist History

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