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3 random playlists for ~all~your music-listening needs this month

If you need some new playlists for when you're at the library, thrifting, cleaning, working out or just doing anything, we've got you covered! These three playlists are perfect for any and all of your listening needs. 

For when you're in the library... 

ooh, what's that girl in the library listening to?

Calling all dark academia enthusiasts! Some people like listening to music to set the atmosphere for reading, but what about for those trips to get the books? Whether you're at a library, bookshop or thrift store, these mostly alt tracks will keep you in the mood while you search for your next bit of *light* reading. Check it out on the GL Spotify here.

By Starlight

The Smashing Pumpkins 

Nude

Radiohead 

Between the Bars

Elliott Smith

Mythological Beauty 

Big Thief 

Dizzy On the Comedown 

Turnover 

Big Wheel

Samia 

Fool's Gold

Briston Maroney 

Luv, Hold Me Down

Drowners

This Charming Man

The Smiths 

Symphonia IX

Current Joys

Lilac Wine 

Jeff Buckley

And I Love Her

The Beatles 

Call It Fate, Call It Karma

The Strokes 

The Only Thing

Sufjan Stevens 

Ode To The Mets 

The Strokes 

Make Me Your Queen  

Declan McKenna 

Dress Up In You

Belle & Sebastian 

Make Me Blue

Victoria Bigelow 

Friday I'm In Love

Phoebe Bridgers

The Past And Pending

The Shins 

Pale Blue Eyes

The Velvet Underground

i saw you in a dream

The Japanese House

First Love / Late Spring 

Mitski 

Pitseleh

Eliott Smith 

For Emma

Bon Iver

Ivy

Car Seat Headrest

Good Guy

Julia Jacklin

Sleep Apnea

Beach Fossils

Sleepwalking 

Modest Mouse 

All I Need

Radiohead 

Levitation

Beach House

Smoke Signals

Phoebe Bridgers 

Bullet Proof... I Wish I Was

Radiohead

Not My Baby

Alvvays

cardigan 

Taylor Swift 

coney island 

Taylor Swift 

hoax

Taylor Swift 

Luna 

The Smashing Pumpkins 

Aphasia 

Pinegrove

Teenage Blue 

Dreamgirl 

Sober to Death

Car Seat Headrest 

Tonight I Feel Like Kafka 

Jealous of the Birds

She's So Lovely

Beach House

Telescope

Cage The Elephant

Meet Me in the Hallway

Harry Styles

Experience 

Ludovico Einaudi, Daniel Hope, I Virtuosi Italiani 

Sweater Weather 

The Neighbourhood 

These Days

Wallows 

For when you need to clean your room...

to-do: clean your room ☑️

If your bedroom is looking like you've been hoarding a large family of turkeys, we've got you covered. Well, with the music, not the cleaning—good luck with that. Blast these super sing-a-longable tunes to keep you motivated! Listen now on the GL Spotify here.

I Want It That Way

Backstreet Boys

Uptown Girl

Billy Joel

No Scrubs

TLC
Bye Bye Bye

*NSYNC

Oops!... I Did It Again

Britney Spears 

Toxic 

Britney Spears 

Poker Face

Lady Gaga

Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy

Queen 

18

5 Seconds of Summer

Teenagers

My Chemical Romance 

British Bombs

Declan McKenna

Sunflower, Vol. 6

Harry Styles

Stolen Dance

Milky Chance

Tear in My Heart

Twenty One Pilots 

Mamma Mia

Meryl Streep

One Way Or Another

Blondie

Forever & Always (Taylor's Version)

Taylor Swift 

Everybody Talks 

Neon Trees

brutal

Olivia Rodrigo

Picture To Burn

Taylor Swift 

Classic

MKTO

Ready or Not

Bridgit Mendler

Tonight Tonight

Hot Chelle Rae

22

Taylor Swift

You Make Me Feel

La La La La

Hips Don't Lie

Shakira, Wyclef Jean

...Baby One More Time

Britney Spears

Wannabe

Spice Girls

Tongue Tied

Grouplove

There She Goes

The La's 

Manic Monday

The Bangles

Dancing Queen

ABBA

Better Than Revenge

Taylor Swift

Mr. Perfectly Fine

Taylor Swift

Electric Love

BØRNS

Blank Space

Taylor Swift

jealousy, jealousy

Olivia Rodrigo

We Are Young (feat. Jannelle Monáe)

Fun

Mr. Brightside

The Killers

Single Ladies

Beyoncé 

Party In The U.S.A.

Miley Cyrus

Levitating

Dua Lipa

A Thousand Miles

Vanessa Carlton

Hey There Delilah

Plain White T's

Hey, Soul Sister

Train

Sparks Fly

Taylor Swift

I Knew You Were Trouble

Taylor Swift

Payphone

Maroon 5, Wiz Khalifa 

For when you just need some empowerment...

ladies and gentlemen...her

Yes, you *are* all that, and don't let anyone tell you otherwise. Let this playlist be your biggest cheerleader and turn up your strut game as you make your way through your next grocery run or commute to school. Who says you can't act like the sidewalk is a catwalk? Don't miss it on the GL Spotify here.

Bills, Bills, Bills

Destiny's Child

Fergalicious

Fergie, will.i.am

Kiss

Prince

Like That (feat. Gucci Mane)

Doja Cat, Gucci Mane

Circus

Britney Spears

The Wire

HAIM

Levitating (feat. DaBaby)

Dua Lipa, DaBaby

34 +35

Ariana Grande

Do It

 Chloe x Halle

Maneater

Nelly Furtado

good 4 u

Olivia Rodrigo

Beggin'

Måneskin

Kiss Me More (feat. SZA)

Doja Cat, SZA

Butter

BTS

t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l (feat. Travis Barker)

WILLOW, Travis Barker

Up

Cardi B

Unlock it (Lock It) - feat. Kim Petras and Jay Park

Charli XCX, Kim Petras, Jay Park

break up with your girlfriend

Ariana Grande

I Like It

Cardi B, Bad Bunny, J Balvin

Confident 

Demi Lovato

Say So (feat. Nicki Minaj)

Doja Cat, Nicki Minaj

telepatía

Kali Uchis

When I Rule The World

LIZ

Born This Way

Lady Gaga

Poker Face

Lady Gaga

G.U.Y.

Lady Gaga

Applause

Lady Gaga

Womanizer

Britney Spears

Shut Up and Drive

Rihanna

Like a Girl

Lizzo

Wings

Little Mix

Look What You Made Me Do

Taylor Swift

...Ready For It?

Taylor Swift

Tell us on Twitter @girlslifemag what your favorite song is!

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by Miriam Riley and Sophia Zhang | 8/20/2021
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