The Post-Doomsday Playlist

Before last Tuesday’s Presidential election, I put together a playlist meant to provide a positive distraction to the noise that was building as the election drew closer. Now a week later and the results of the election not being entirely wonderful, I wanted to create a companion playlist. I wanted to create a playlist of songs positive in nature or just uplifting in nature- not necessarily lyrically or specifically. Music that lifts your spirits a little bit maybe because the beat is dope or the rhythm bounces in a way that makes you smile.

I hope it helps.

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Tracklist:

“Stay Positive” The Hold Steady
“Walking to Do” Ted Leo + the Pharmacists
“Birdwatching” The Shelters
“Leather Jacket” Thunderbitch
“Too Many Rappers” Beastie Boys ft. NaS
“My Shot” The Roots ft. Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz, Nate Ruess
“Ego” A Tribe Called Quest
“Genuine Pt. 1” Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings
“Dolla Diva” Galactic ft. David Shaw, Maggie Koerner
“Radio” The Avalanches
“Magic Bullet” My Morning Jacket
“The City” Dismemberment Plan
“High & Low” Empire of the Sun
“I Hear the Bells” Mike Doughty
“Lost!” Coldplay
“Gunpowder on the Letter” Cody Chesnutt/Gary Clark Jr.
“Your Lovin’ Ain’t Pleasin’ Me” Mayer Hawthorne
“Stand Up” The Revivalists
“Don’t Know What It Means” Tedeschi Trucks Band
“Soul Connection” Diplomats of Solid Sound
“Black Spasmodic” A Tribe Called Quest
“I Predict a Riot” Kaiser Chiefs
“Borderline” Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds
“Make It Better” Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad
“Washing Dishes” Jack Johnson

 

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