Songs that will transport you to autumn

Here are our top picks of songs to help students get in the fall headspace.

Kate Bomar, Staff Writer

How could one even describe the autumn aesthetic? Although southern California does not display iconic fall weather, there are still ways to take advantage of this season. Here are some of our top picks for an autumn playlist, including scenic descriptions.   

PUMPKIN CHAI IN A COFFEE SHOP

When listening to these songs: Imagine school is about a month into classes and you are at a coffee shop early in the morning. You look to the left and right to see other students studying. The smell of your pumpkin chai latte surrounds you as you slowly start to doze off. 

Halley’s Comet” by Billie Eilish 

Cold Coffee” by Ed Sheeran 

Ophelia” by The Lumineers 

Vienna” by Billy Joel 

FOLKLORE AND THE FIREPLACE 

When listening to these songs: Imagine getting into your pajamas after a long day and sitting next to the fireplace, wrapped in blankets. A Disney Channel Halloween movie is playing in the background and a caramel candle is burning next to you. The person you love the most in the world is sitting across from you. 

Colour Me In” by Damien Rice 

Fall” by Ed Sheeran 

Be My Mistake” by The 1975

Ruin” by Shawn Mendes

PUMPKIN PATCHES AND HAYRIDES

When listening to these songs: Imagine you and a group of your closest friends or family members decide to go to a pumpkin patch for the day. You are sitting on a hayride with the wind blowing through your hair. The smell of apple cider and farmland rejuvenates your senses.   

Do You Love Me Still” by Laden Valley 

Sweater Weather” by The Neighbourhood 

CRYING WITH THE RAINDROPS

When listening to these songs: Imagine the air is cool and crisp with raindrops on the orange and yellow leaves surrounding you. You are sitting at a park bench in your coziest crewneck— heartbroken— wishing your summer romance did not have to end. 

favorite crime” by Olivia Rodrigo 

All Too Well” by Taylor Swift

Out of Love” by Alessia Cara 

WALKING THROUGH THE ORANGE LEAVES 

When listening to these songs: Imagine you are walking through a forest. The leaves on the trees fall and crunch beneath your feet. You feel the warmth of your breath in the air. Life is hectic and you feel like this walk is your only escape. 

This Town” by Niall Horan 

July” by Noah Cyrus

Song for Luke” by KJ Apa

 

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