4 Years Of High School Described In 28 Songs
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4 Years Of High School Described In 28 Songs

A compilation of songs that accurately (or somewhat) depict those up-and-down years.


In less than a week, it'll be exactly four years since I graduated high school. Ah, class of 2014. It's the distant memory that sometimes I really do wish I could forget, but can't really. Then again, even I have to admit, there were some high points during those four years, 1461 days. Here's a look back on all four years of my high school career, described in their own playlists of songs.

Freshman year:

1. "Firework" -- Katy Perry

2. "Mean" -- Taylor Swift

3. "You Belong With Me" -- Taylor Swift

4. "Welcome to My Life" -- Simple Plan

5. "Reflection" -- Mulan

6. "Part of Your World" -- The Little Mermaid

7. "Gotta Be Somebody" -- Nickelback

Sophomore year:

1. "Born This Way" -- Lady Gaga

2. "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" -- Kelly Clarkson

3. "F**kin' Perfect" -- Pink

4. "Just the Way You Are" -- Bruno Mars

5. "Would It Matter" -- Skillet

6. "Skyscraper" -- Demi Lovato

7. "If I Die Young" -- The Band Perry

Junior year:

1. "I Won't Give Up" -- Jason Mraz

2. "Who Says" -- Selena Gomez & the Scene

3. "True Colors" -- Cyndi Lauper

4. "Who You Are" -- Jessie J

5. "Beautiful" -- Christina Aguilera

6. "Here Comes the Sun" -- The Beatles

7. "Happy Girl" -- Martina McBride

Senior year:

1. "Roar" -- Katy Perry

2. "Brave" -- Sara Bareilles

3. "Unwritten" -- Natasha Bedingfield

4. "Girl on Fire" -- Alicia Keys

5. "Survivor" -- Destiny's Child

6. "Breakaway" -- Kelly Clarkson

7. "Warrior" -- Demi Lovato

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