Student Experience

Playlist: Get Me Through Quarantine

You Need to Calm Down – Taylor Swift  

Lyrics that I relate to: 

‘You need to calm down, 

you’re being too loud, You need to 

just stop.’

I chose this song because, just as it says, we need to calm down and stop freaking out. I know I freaked out when I learned about coronavirus, and I freaked out even more when I had to stay home. 

 

Don’t Start Now – Dua Lipa

Lyrics that I relate to:

‘Don’t show up, don’t come out

Don’t start caring about me now

Walk away, you know-how’.

I chose this song because right now we have to stay at home and away from people. Just as the song says: “Don’t come out.”

 

 

Sign of the Time – Harry Styles

Lyrics that I relate to:  

‘Just stop your crying

It’s a sign of the times

It’ll be alright

They told me that the end is near’

I chose this song because as it says, we need to remain positive right now; it’ll be all right in the end.

 

Stressed Out – 21 Pilots

Lyrics that I relate to:                            

‘Wish we could turn back time, to the good old days

We’re stressed out’

I chose this song because it represents how stressed we are and how we want to go back in time—to the time we could get out of our houses, interact with others and enjoy our lives. 

 

Get Well Soon – Ariana Grande

Lyrics that I relate to:

‘This is for everybody

Babe, you gotta take care of your body, yuh yuh

Ain’t no time to deny it, that is why we talking about it’.

I chose this song because right now we need to care for ourselves so that everyone is safe.

 

 

 

Waiting on the World to Change – John Mayer

Lyrics that I relate to:

‘Waiting on the world to change

We keep on waiting (waiting)

Now we see everything that’s going wrong’

I chose this song because it represents how everyone wants the world to change or return back to a “normal  routine, because right now everything is so depressing.

 

 

Myself – Bazzi

Lyrics that I relate to:

‘I think I’m losing my mind

Trying to stay inside the lines

Myself’

This song represents how I feel. Actually, it also could represent how everyone is losing their mind by being alone for this long

 

 

 

Bored – Billie Eilish

Lyrics that I relate to:

‘Bored, I am so bored, I am so bored, so bored

I am home alone, you God knows where.’

I chose this song because it represents how bored I am and how I don’t want to be home alone.

 

 

Band on the Run – Paul McCartney and Wings

Lyrics that I relate to:

‘Stuck inside these four walls, 

Sent inside forever, 

Never seeing no one’

I chose this song because this represents how I hate being stuck at home. I know going out is worse, so I won’t, but this is still really hard.

 

 

Don’t Stand So Close to Me – The Police

Lyrics that I relate to:

‘Don’t stand so close to me

Sometimes it’s not so easy’

I chose this song because this represents how I feel when someone comes close to me these days. As recommended by the World Health Organization, it is important for people to avoid being in close contact with one another.

 

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