9 Tracks That Should Be On Your 'Back to School' Playlist

9 Tracks That Should Be On Your 'Back to School' Playlist

Just some bops for the back to school season.


School is back and in session. Whether you enjoy it or not, there are going to be some really rewarding and really stressful moments. With the help of this playlist, this should bring back some motivation to rock this school year and make it the best it could possibly be.

1. ABC by The Jackson 5

Starting off the list with a classic Jackson family song, this jam will surely make you break out of your desk and sing at the top of your lungs. King of Pop Michael Jackson and his siblings sure know how to put on a show. Anyone can sing along and the chorus could potentially be educational to a toddler!

2. Campus by Vampire Weekend

This song goes out to any college kids out there. The lyrics in the song could or could not be relatable to you but this tune has a simple yet fun rhythm to it. Personally, I feel like this song belongs in an indie movie about a couple of teens who always tend to get in trouble.

3. Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police

Okay, I know this one might be a little scandalous and deals with a troublesome topic. Schoolgirl is in love with a teacher and she wants to be as close as to the teacher as she possibly can be, even though the relationship is highly inappropriate and not acceptable. But don't lie to yourself, you can't help but think of that one Glee episode (Season 1, Episode 10 "Ballad") where Will Schuester tries to tell his student Rachel Berry to back off.

4. Good Girls by 5 Seconds of Summer

Whether you had a 5SOS phase or not, this anthem sure makes going back to school not so awful. 4 attractive and talented teen boys exposing good schoolgirls for not being so innocent as they seem. What more could you want?

5. High School Musical by The High School Musical 3 Cast

If you grew up in the 2000s, this song will always break your childhood heart a little. We all loved the movies and knew all the words to every single song (We still do!) If you happen to be graduating this year, this optimistic bop will bring back some good nostalgia.

6. When I Kissed The Teacher by the Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Cast

The Mamma Mia! The sequel was a huge hit this summer in the box office and what's better than bringing in a little bit of summer fun into school. I will warn you to not try and kiss your teacher or sing this song in the middle of graduation.

7. Fifteen by Taylor Swift

You can't go wrong with old Taylor. This bittersweet song is about being a freshman and how high school isn't your whole life. This song really plays with the heartstrings but the message is really sweet.

8. Teenagers by My Chemical Romance

This one of the more edgier songs on the list but it's definitely worth a listen. It definitely has enough of the angry energy to last the whole school year. MCR may be broken up but this song will last forever.

9. I Don't Want To Go To School by The Naked Brothers Band

This song right here is the ultimate throwback. Teens today tend to love nostalgia and the Naked Brothers Band is definitely underrated and this song right here is how everyone feels about school.

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7 Things Every Real Taylor Swift Fan Knows Will 100 Percent Happen On TS7



On April 13th, Taylor Swift posted on her Instagram a picture with the caption "4.26"... since then, every post since has had the same caption, and fans have been theorizing ever since.

1. It's going to be very different from "Reputation"


Looking at her current pastel Instagram theme, it is very, very different than dark, mysterious vibe from her "Reputation" days.

2. This will be one of Taylor's happiest albums yet


Taylor has stayed out of the media for the most part since the release of "Reputation", and I believe that she's enjoyed her time, focusing on her music, friends, family, and relationships during this downtime.

3. This album will reflect on her childhood


In 2016, in an interview with Glamour magazine, Taylor revealed that she was bullied in school, and her mom would often take her to T.J.Maxx after school to look at the opal jewelry in order to cheer her up. On April 14th, she posted a picture of jewelry, including opal. Also, one could say that her current Instagram profile picture has an opal tone to it. These could be hints to Taylor tapping into her childhood for her newest album. Oh, and she dressed up as a "childhood hero" for a New Year's Eve party...

4. ...But also focus on moving forward


From her fresh, pastel Instagram theme to the flowers, butterflies, and overall springy vibes, Taylor has an airy, happy vibe that yells fresh, new life. Perhaps the album will also focus on her rising above everything from "Reputation" and all of the new things in her life.

5. It's going to have hidden eggs placed within the lyrics


All Swift fans know that Taylor loves to play games and create puzzles for us to figure out leading up to album releases. Why does the album itself have to be any different? Hopefully TS7 will have hidden gems in it as well...

6. Jack Antonoff and Max Martin will be back


Jack and Max have been with Taylor since "1989," and I don't think they're going anywhere. If they made it through the sound shift between Swift's 5th and 6th albums, they can work with whatever new ideas Taylor comes up with.

7. If the old Taylor is dead, I think TS7 will be when the new Taylor fully emerges


There's been some butterfly emojis and imagery flying around on Taylor's Instagram, and in a way, I think TS7 will be Taylor emerging from her cocoon of sorts into a butterfly. "Reputation" showed that she was capable of change, and this new album will show a more mature version of Taylor.

Chances are all of these are 100% wrong... but hey, it's fun to theorize while we wait for her new single/album to drop on April 26th.

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