Illustrations by Kate Leib.

As we transition into spring, the seasonal change offers a renewed sense of hope. But warmer weather isn’t a cure-all—this time of year can also be one of hazy uncertainty and confusion. As college decisions roll in, friends solidify their summer plans, and allergy season looms around the corner, it’s easy to get lost in a dense mess of emotion. You can take a Benadryl for your allergies, but you might need something extra to clear your head, refresh your spirit, and melt your hardened heart. Here are 13 lush tracks for early spring sunbathers, bleary-eyed bath takers, lovesick crush-havers and hapless heartbreakers.