Songs about beginnings, first times, and back-to-school, suggested by our staff.
If our staff were one person, she would have at least 26 different personalities, apparently. All equally delightful!
First times went by so fast.
Photo by Petra
Illustration by Minna
M.Ward!! All month, every time I saw this months theme written anywhere my mind started singing…when you’re aaabsolute begginners… dum dee dum.
These Days by Nico is forever one of my favourites~
Haha, Jacqueline Taieb! I didn’t know that there was an English version of Sept Heures du Matin. That song makes me see her as the yé-yé Rebecca Black of the 60s.
This list (with minor alterations) was stolen from my mind.
lil too rock n roll?
This is such a great playlist! I look forward to fridays every week because of these :-)
it’s almost the same playlist I made in August before school. The only reason I went back to the 9-5 drag… One other great song that would fit it perfectly would be School’s Out by Alice Cooper. It reminds me of hot summer days and trowing paper in the air.
I’m a dude and this playlist is impressive for any group..much less a magazine geared at…well yeah. Awesome.
Little tip? In the future you miiiiight not want to go onto websites geared towards feminist teenagers and make thinly veiled misogynistic remarks in the comments. Just saying.
Best playlist yet! I was so happy to see ‘Expectations’ in there… I’m not sure why, but it ALWAYS reminded me of back to school/autumn vibes. I may have to arrange this playlist for some drivin’… thanks!
These are all amazing songs, my heart really exploded when I saw Animal Collective was on here. AC 4EVER~~
love that you included This is the Day!! I’ve been obsessed with that song since watching Empire Records!
How fast a month goes by! Rookiemag is helping me at school, when I’m bored I always think of getting home and reading it and then I’m not that bored. I LOVE IT. Thank you so much for this wonderful month.
The M Ward title got me excited, but the track list only further validates the title of GREATEST. MIX. EVER.
I agree with the stickers. SUPER. WOW! (rainbow)
We rule, hot daym
<33333 Evening sun
So many of my favorite songs here. Bastards of Young, These Days, Thirteen, Expectations, Rill Rill, DEAR DIARY (<333). And I am now officially obsessed with "This Is The Day", thank you Rookie!
Sleigh Bells + No Doubt + Weezer + Camera Obscura in one playlist is perfection!
aww I love this play list, it makes me feel not so bad about this being my last year ♥
Love the Friday playlists! One suggestions: make a copy of the playlist on Spotify and link to it so that we can skip tracks and save it etc… I think it would be a brilliant choice.
I wish there was a previous button.
I wanted to re-play the Camera Obscura song again because it wouldn’t un-pause.
The Adam Sandler one oh my GOD
Probably my favorite playlist so far. Quite good lovelies!
I absolutely love this playlist. <3
you should release these as spotify playlists!
Ooh, in fact, scratch that, I’ll make one up!
Here we go:
for all the spotify users
Belle and Sebastian are just fab, in every situation.
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Sugar and spice and everything nice.
Dylan and Laia are both only children, and they have FEELINGS about this. Here, they chat about those feelings.
Fun & adventure…without ever leaving the hotel.
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Pick those pins up off the ground.
A handy guide to take with you to the dinner table tonight.
You’re surrounded by gold. GOLD WE SAY.