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The Perfect Study Playlist

by Natalie Dest

With your last midterms and finals approaching rather quickly, it’s no secret that the month of April is jam-packed with nights full of cramming, flashcards and staying up until the wee hours of the night for your exam the next morning.

It’s common for these study sessions to get hectic and overwhelming, and what better way to calm your nerves than to listen to the best handful of music you can find at a time like this? Peaceful, acoustic and soft sounds will undoubtedly help ease your mind and keep you in focus while the night seems like it’s never going to end.

The following is a combined list of songs targeted to make the last stretch of your semester manageable. Whether you play it through your headphones or quietly through your speakers while you study, these songs are sure to help keep you relaxed and positive.

  1. “How Would You Feel (Paean)” – Ed Sheeran
  2. “Dancing On My Own” – Calum Scott
  3. “Hold” – Vera Blue
  4. “Resolution” – Matt Corby
  5. “Hold Back The River” – James Bay
  6. “Coming Home” – Leon Bridges
  7. “Mess Is Mine” – Vance Joy
  8. “Nervous” (Acoustic Version) – Gavin James
  9. “Talk Is Cheap” – Chet Faker
  10. “The Tide” – Niall Horan
  11. “I Love You Forever” – Betty Who
  12. “Everglow” (Single Version) – Coldplay
  13. “Bridges” – Broods
  14. “Do You Remember” – Jarryd James
  15. “Hitchhiker” – Demi Lovato
  16. “Happier” – Ed Sheeran
  17. “Skinny Love” – Birdy
  18. “I Only Wanna Talk To You” – The Maine
  19. “Liability” – Lorde
  20. “YOUTH” – Troye Sivan