Many of our Editors weighed in this March about what songs would make the Soundtrack to their lives. We tried to only include 5, but a few of us couldn’t help but add slightly more. Here’s a round-up of all of them, which were originally posted via the GS tumblr!

EIC Kimberly Ann Southwick’s #LifeSoundtrack

  1. “Never Going Back to New Jersey” by Less Than Jake
  2. “Rising Sign” by Mike Doughty
  3. “Gigantic” by The Pixies
  4. “Want on Nothing” by Hoots & Hellmouth
  5. “Ready or Not” by The Fugees
  6. “City Middle” by The National
  7. “Anywhere I Lay My Head” by Tom Waits
  8. “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars

Fiction Editor Zach Yontz’s #LifeSoundtrack

  1. “Never Meant” by American Football
  2. “Swimmers” by Broken Social Scene
  3. “Plea from a Cat Named Virtue” by The Weakerthans
  4. “Eskimo Snow” by Why?
  5. “Storm” by Godspeed You Black Emperor!
  6. “Brother” by Annuals
  7. “One Bird. One Stone” by Kind of Like Spitting

Non-fiction Editor Ian Carlos Crawford’s #LifeSoundtrack

  1. “Safe and Sound” by Capital Cities
  2. “Banquet” by Bloc Party
  3. “Be My Baby” by The Ronettes
  4. “Winner” by Brendan Maclean
  5. “Kids” by MGMT
  6. “Cute without the ‘E’ (Cut From the Team)” by Taking Back Sunday
  7. “Changes” by David Bowie
  8. “Beggin’ (Pilooski edit)” by Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
  9. “Heart of Glass” by Mini Mansions

Guest Poetry Editor Sommer Browning’s #LifeSoundtrack

  1. “Flashlight” by Parliament 
  2. “Gibsom Street” by Laura Nyro
  3. “If 6 Was 9″ by The Jimi Hendrix Experience 
  4. “Lorelei” by Cocteau Twins
  5. “Little Wings” by Mark Gormley

Assistant Non-fiction Editor J.E. Reich’s #LifeSoundtrack

  1. “London Calling” by The Clash
  2. “Lloyd, I’m Ready to be Heartbroken” by Camera Obscura
  3. “Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want” by The Smiths
  4. “Every Ghetto, Every City” by Lauryn Hill
  5. “This Will be Our Year” by The Zombies

Contributing Editor Sophie Klahr’s #LifeSoundtrack

  1. “What’s New Pussycat” by Tom Jones
  2. “sea talk” by Zola Jesus
  3. ”Street hassle” by Lou Reed
  4. “For Kalaja Mari” by School of Seven Bells
  5. “Solitude” by Girls 

Tweet us to let us know what makes YOUR #LifeSoundtrack!


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