Many people use music as a way to escape the stress that might be going on in their lives. Here are 21 songs that help me find a way to relax and escape from the chaos of finals week.
1. "Bloom" by The Paper Kites
This song can help you take a breath and relax all your thoughts because of its soft tempo. It allows you mind to be at ease through the chaos of finals week.
2. "Big Black Car" by Gregory Alan Isakov
Big Black Car is a slow tone that helps get you through after a long day of test taking. Its soft melody puts a person at peace.
3."Broadripple is Burning" by Margot & The Nuclear So And So's
This song has a sad tone to it it may put you in your feels, but it can help make you cry to relieve the stress you may be going through.
4. "Hearing" by Sleeping at Last
When I am feeling restless this song helps ground me and allows me to take a breath and step back for a little bit.
5. "Coastline" by Hollow Coves
This song is a good one for thinking about spring break.
6. "Emmylou" by Vance Joy
Vance Joy's song Emmylou can help put you in a calm and relaxed mindset that bring positivity to your day.
7. "Blindsided" by Bon Iver
This is a good song to listen to when you are trying to put all the stress away from all the exam or studying that took place that day.
8. "Summer Skin" by Death Cab For Cutie
This is another song to help let out all the stress that is weighing down on us during finals week.
9. "Promise" by Ben Howard
This is a good song to help get you to reflect on how you did on your finals.
10. "Cigarette Daydreams" by Cage the Elephant
Another song that put you in your feels, but allows you to let loose and sing along with.
11. "Roslyn" by Bon Iver
After a long day, this is the song you'll want to listen to while you just lay in bed and just exist.
12. "Tower" by Bon Iver
The guitar in this song has a slow to medium tempo but the vocals in the song are very soothing which makes it a perfect song to relax to.
13. "Alone" with me by Vance Joy
Sometimes during finals week, we forget to take time and relax with a loved one, this song remind us to take a little bit of time to ourselves and spend time with the person or people we love to help reduce the stress.
14. "To Build A Home" by Patrick Watson
A romantic song by Patrick Watson is a song that makes you feel the emotions the song is portraying. The soothing introduction of the song gives you a sense of clarity and relieve.
15. "Northern Wind" by City and Colour
For me, this is the song I want to drift asleep to after a long day if tests and nonstop studying.
16. "Conrad" by Ben Howard
Conrad is the type of song you wanna listen to when it raining outside and you just need to breathe and find peace within yourself.
17. "Julia" by Mt. Joy
The upbeat tone to this song will help you boost your mood and help you let loose during finals week.
18. "Old Pine" By Ben Howard
I personally think you can't go wrong with Ben Howard when you are trying to relax. His music will uplift your you mood and spirits during finals week when we are all running dry.
19. "First Day of My Life" by Bright Eyes
This is a nice upbeat love song that is soothing to the soul.
20. "The Stable Song" by Gregory Alan Isakov
This song is a good one to listen to once everything is out of the way and you are on your way to spring break.