42 Songs NEEDED for​ your Winter Playlist

Winter. The season that every single person bundles up with blanket scarves and cute duck weather boots. It’s the time of year where wearing chunky sweaters, boots, scarves and drinking hot chocolate is acceptable. Although I love all those things around this time, I mostly get excited about the music. Whether it is new, old, or just the great classics, winter music is what sets the mood for this season and I have, from what I think, sets the “winter” mood. Here are sets of songs that get me in the mood for this cozy and chill season, and I hope they do for you too.

  1. Scandal Of Grace // Hillsong United (Of Dirt and Grace Album)
  2. Somebody Else Will // Mickey Guyton
  3. Still Believe- Live // Kim Walker-Smith
  4. Perm // Bruno Mars
  5. Passing Through // Nat & Alex Wolff
  6. Public Places // Nat & Alex Wolff
  7. Joke // Nat & Alex Wolff
  8. Tenderly // Nat & Alex wolff
  9. Rollin’ Around // Nat & Alex Wolff
  10. Should I See You Again // Nat & Alex Wolff
  11. Silly Game // Nat & Alex Wolff
  12. The Way It Seems // Nat & Alex Wolff
  13. Scandal Of Grace // Hillsong United
  14. Wind Beneath My Wings // Idina Menzel
  15. Castle on the Hill // Ed Sheeran
  16. This Town // Niall Horan
  17. History // One Direction
  18. A.M. // One Direction
  19. Satisfied // Hamilton Cast Recording
  20. Matter To You // Kenny Holland
  21. Fall For You // Secondhand Serenade
  22.  This We Know // Passion
  23. Worthy Of Your Name // Passion
  24. Love on Top // Beyoncé
  25. Waving Through A Window // Dear Evan Hanson
  26. Afterparty // Charli XCX
  27. Love Broke Thru // tobyMac
  28. Road Less Traveled // Lauren Alaina
  29. Like Mariah // Fifth Harmony
  30. Called Me Higher // All Sons and Daughters
  31. A Lovely Night // La La Land
  32. Bless The Broken Road // Rascal Flatts
  33. Life Is A Highway // Rascal Flatts
  34. Live Like You’re Loved // Hawk Nelson
  35. Body Like A Back Road // Sam Hunt
  36. Saint or a Sinner // Hunter Hayes
  37. When You’re Gone // Avril Lavigne
  38. All I Ask // Adele
  39. Lion and The Lamb // Big Daddy Weave
  40. All about Us // He Is We and Owl City
  41. How Long Will I Love You // Ellie Goulding
  42. I Won’t Let You Go // Snow Patrol

 

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4 Reasons To See Niall Horan Live.

On November 13th 2017 Niall Horan played his show, Flicker Sessions, that the Ryman Auditorium. We all know and love Niall from his past performances with the band One Direction, but this was the first time (at least for me) that we saw Niall perform as ‘Niall Horan’ and not ‘Niall from One Direction.’ Throughout the entire concert I could not help but smile because I was happy. I was happy that Niall finally made his dreams come true, and produced one heck of a first album. I’m happy because his show was not over the top, but was just enough to sweep everyone off of their feet. It was THAT good that I came up with four reasons why everybody should see him live at least once in their lifetime.

  1. His Compassion

It is no doubt how much love Niall has for music, and it is expected that most music artists should have the same amount of love, but it was something about Niall and how he easily proclaimed his compassion through his songs and performance. I mean y’all he had the whole room go silent during the song ‘Flicker’ so we can all listen to the lyrics through his perspective— if that doesn’t show compassion towards his music then I don’t even know what is.

2. His stage presence

Along with his passion for his songs, his entire stage presence during the show is what made it amazing as well. He never made it over the top, or just plain boring, but he had just enough where it was like a raw stripped version of his songs but with his band. His goofy self was never hidden as he talked in a country accent, said the word ‘y’all’ here and there, played along with band mates, and of course his signature laugh that makes us all smile from head to toe. It was calm, cool, and collected that you felt like you were at home having a jam session with your friends.

3. His music

Good music is what makes a great concert to begin with right? Well the set list of course is what makes it perfect, and Niall’s set list was definitely on point. While he opened up with an up beat tempo song, he slowly made his way through the slow songs where he took his time and made sure that we felt the magic of the lyrics like he does every night. He wanted us to experience his songs the same way he does every time he performs them, and I mean it is bad enough the record alone can make each song special, but seeing and hearing them live is a whole new ball game that makes the songs ten-times better.

4.  Just Niall himself

Of course the last reason has to be because it is Niall James Horan. The Irish boy that we all know and love. The man who is worth spending 2-3hrs of your time listening to live. The person who melts our hearts whenever he walks in the room and gives off his signature grin. Need I say more?

I promise y’all that if you are given the opportunity to see Niall Horan live in concert please go! The concert is worth your money, and he is THAT good that he is worth seeing again. Trust me, I’m planning on seeing him again in July for his Flicker World Tour, and if others are planning on seeing him again too then you know his concerts are good. I promise it will be worth your while. And for those who are not able to see him live, check out his first album ‘Flicker’ and listen to it with your eyes closed… it will feel like he is there right in front of you.

30 Songs Needed For Your Fall Playlist.

Fall. The season that every single person anticipates every single year. It’s the time of year where wearing light sweaters, boots, scarves, and everything pumpkin spice is acceptable. Although I love all those things around this time, I mostly get excited about the music. Whether it’s new, old, or just the great classics, fall music is what sets the mood for this season and I have, from what I think sets the “fall” mood. Below are sets of songs that get me in the mood for this season, and I hope they do for you too. ⇓⇓⇓

  1. Remembering Sunday // All Time Low MTV Unplugged Album
  2. Coffee Shop Soundtrack // All Time Low MTV Unplugged Album
  3. Dear Maria, Count Me In // All Time Low MTV Unplugged Album
  4. Sixteen // Thomas Rhett Life Changes Album
  5. When You Look Like That // Thomas Rhett Life Changes Album
  6. Lights On // Shawn Mendes Illuminate Album
  7. Honest // Shawn Mendes Illuminate Album
  8. Patience // Shawn Mendes Illuminate Album
  9. Bad Reputation // Shawn Mendes Illuminate Album
  10. Roses // Shawn Mendes Illuminate Album
  11. A Little Too Much // Shawn Mendes Handwritten Album
  12. Hurts Good // R5
  13. Say // Raelynn feat. Dan + Shay Wildhorse Album
  14. If I Knew // Bruno Mars Unorthodox Jukebox Album
  15. Too Much To Ask // Niall Horan
  16. Fading Away // You Hang Up What I’ve Become Album
  17. As I Lie // You Hang Up What I’ve Become Album
  18. Ex- Acoustic // James TW
  19. Say You Won’t Let Go // James Arthur
  20. Shirtsleeve // Ed Sheeran X Album
  21. Roses // Mackenzie Bourg
  22. Not Over You // Kurt Schneider + Max Schneider
  23. It Will Rain // Kurt Schneider + Max Schneider
  24. Gold // Matt Hartke + Maggie Peake Gold Album
  25. XO // John Mayer XO Album
  26. I’m A Mess // Ed Sheeran X Album
  27. Let It Go // James Bay Chaos And The Calm Album
  28. All The Pretty Girls // Kaleo
  29. Ever Since New York // Harry Styles
  30. Two Ghosts // Harry Styles

30 songs you NEED for your summer playlist

Summer. The time of year where children roam free from school, denim shorts and simply southern tanks are worn every day, and traveling becomes an essential. But what good is traveling without summer music right? Here below is my summer forever playlist for those travelers on and off the road. So heres to those windows down, radio blasting summer days that lie ahead.

  1. All Night // The Vamps
  2. Road Trippin’// Dan & Shay
  3. You’re Such A // Hailee Steinfeild
  4. It Ain’t Me // Selena Gomez & Kygo
  5. Craving You // Thomas Rhett & Maren Morris
  6. What Makes You Beautiful // One Direction
  7. Kiwi // Harry Styles
  8. Stitches // Shawn Mendes
  9. Nothing Holding Me Back // Shawn Mendes
  10. Slow Hands // Niall Horan
  11. Midnight Memories // One Direction
  12. She’s Kinda Hot // 5 Seconds of Summer
  13. House Party // Sam Hunt
  14. Rasied On It // Sam Hunt
  15. Girl In A Country Song // Maddie & Tae
  16. May We All // Florida Georgia Line &a Tim McGraw
  17. That’s a What I Like // Bruno Mars
  18. Made in the USA // Demi Lovato
  19. Confident // Demi Lovato
  20. Closer // Chainsmokers
  21. Unwritten // Natasha Bedingfield
  22. Since U Been Gone // Kelly Clarkson
  23. Nobody Love // Tori Kelly
  24. You Got It (The Right Stuff) // New Kids On The Block
  25. Somethin’ I’m Good At // Brett Eldredge
  26. Stay // Zedd & Alesia Cara
  27. This is Living // Hillsong Y&F
  28. Starving // Hailee Steinfield
  29. Top Down // Fifth Harmony
  30. One Last Time // Ariana Grande