Collage by Autumn Breeze.

For many, late night drives are more than a simple commute or part of a friend or romantic ritual, but rather a form of meditative catharsis. In some weird way, a night drive is as much an emotional journey as it is a physical one. Be they feelings of sadness, self-doubt, confusion, loneliness, or a potpourri of it all–alone time with the street lamps, the night, those winding roads, and a good playlist can lead to clarity, realization, closure, and inner-strength. Songs of inadequacy. Songs of a broken heart. Songs of loneliness. Songs of clarity in the midst or in spite of all that. Allow the following playlist to be your companion to help you feel those feelings, dry your tears, materialize your thoughts, and melt your worries. ♦