A Playlist From The iPod Of A Middle Schooler In 2013

A Playlist From The iPod Of A Middle Schooler In 2013

A blast from the past that nobody asked for.

A Playlist From The iPod Of A Middle Schooler In 2013

During these past few months, with nothing better to do, I have found myself reminiscing on the good old days. Cleaning out my closet and attic full of old photos and toys and charging my old laptop to find at least 30 movies and music videos my little brother and I made. But I think my favorite was diving deep into my iTunes music library to remember what great taste I had in music as a middle-schooler. These songs became the soundtrack to my middle school experience, from listening to Adele while staring out of the window on the bus ride home to accidentally blaring One Direction in my geography class. I compiled a list of 25 songs that I believe define the 2013 middle school experience, so grab your black glasses frames, clip in those hair feathers, slip on your converse, and enjoy this blast from the past.

1. "Pompeii" - Bastille

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2. "Little Things" - One Direction


3. "Royals" - Lorde

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4. "Counting Stars" - One Republic

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5. "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" - Taylor Swift

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6. "Feel Good Inc." - Gorillaz

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7. "Grenade" - Bruno Mars

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8. "Down" - Jay Sean Feat. Lil Wayne

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9. "I Want Crazy" - Hunter Hayes


10. "Anna Sun" - WALK THE MOON

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11. "U.N.I." - Ed Sheeran

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12. "Chasing Pavements" - Adele

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13. "You & I" - One Direction

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14. "Safe and Sound" - Capital Cities

15. "Love You Like a Love Song" - Selena Gomez

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16. "We Are Young" - Fun.

17. "Chocolate" - The 1975

18. "Burn" - Ellie Goulding

19. "Sweater Weather" - The Neighbourhood

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20. "Dark Horse" - Katy Perry

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21. "Somebody That I Used to Know" - Gotye

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22. "Primadonna" - Marina and The Diamonds

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23. "Pumped Up Kicks" - Foster the People


24. "Tonight Tonight" - Hot Chelle Rae


25. "Stereo Hearts" - Gym Class Heros Feat. Adam Levine


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