Spotify Playlist: Study in the Sun

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As the year comes to a close and finals roll around, everyone mentally checks out of school. The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and instead of studying, people just want to go outside and forget about their responsibilities. Unfortunately, finals exist, but this playlist is the perfect compromise! Grab your books, sit in the quad, and study hard while catching some rays:

Heatstroke — Calvin Harris feat. Ariana Grande, Young Thug, and Pharrell
Calvin Harris produces another single with unique collaborators that are setting the vibe for the summer.

Barcelona — Ed Sheeran
Need to get away? Look no further than Ed Sheeran’s “Barcelona.” Listening to this track will take you to the streets of Spain.

Yound Dumb & Broke — Khalid
Khalid’s debut album American Teen features songs including viral hit “Location” and “Saved,” which peaked at number four on the Billboard R&B/Hip-hop chart.

Just Hold On — Steve Aoki feat. Louis Tomlinson
EDM DJ Steve Aoki and ex-One Direction heartthrob Louis Tomlinson come together for a catchy and heartfelt tribute tune.

Cold (Hot Shade & Mike Perry Remix) — Maroon 5 feat. Future
The pop-rock stylings of Maroon 5 meet hip-hop on this unexpected collaboration and top ten track.

LOVE. — Kendrick Lamar feat. Zacari
Kendrick Lamar slows it down and experiments with heartwarming vocals supplied by a rising star.

Peach — The Front Bottoms
Indie rock favorites The Front Bottoms sum up the feeling of love on this simple, lighthearted tune that is perfect for sitting in the sun.

Love on the Weekend — John Mayer
John Mayer released this off of his latest album, The Search for Everything. He mixes blues and pop with a laid back beat to create the perfect Sunday morning driving song. (Bonus points if you have someone to share it with).

We Got The Power — Gorillaz feat. Jehnny Beth
Gorillaz will bring positivity to your pre-final drag with “We Got The Power,” focusing on love and hope, even in times of hardship.

Chanel — Frank Ocean
Frank Ocean has been regularly rolling out new hits on Apple Music, including “Chanel”, a mellow song that is perfect background music for your studies.