October 13, 2011

Playlist for Autumn


Below is the list of songs found in the YouTube playlist "Songs for an Autumn Day." Some of these songs have fall in the lyrics, other just have themes of coming to an end or moving on to a new stage of life, and others just have a cool, detached, enchanted sound or feel to them that makes me think "autumn."

I even got a little carried away and made the last few songs focus more on autumn nights. You know the kind I'm talking about--the chilly clear evenings under the stars in the arms of the one you love probably wrapped in a blanket and sipping hot cider--

I promise that if you just hit play and let this playlist run its course while you do your homework or make dinner, you will be in such a mood for this beautiful in-between season God has created. Hope you like it!


  1. "The Cave" by Mumford & Sons
  2. "Autumn Almanac" by the Kinks
  3. "True Colors" by Phil Collins (I know it was Cyndi Lauper's song, but Phil makes everything better)
  4. "Merry Happy" by Kate Nash
  5. "Leaves Come Falling Down" by Van Morrison
  6. "September" by Earth, Wind, & Fire
  7. "I See You" by Group One Crew
  8. "Apartment Story" by The National 
  9. "Seasons of Love" by Rent Film Cast
  10. "September" by Daughtry (So many songs about September!)
  11. "Colors of the Wind" from Disney's Pocohantas
  12. "October" by U2 (Or just about months in general)
  13. "Home" by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes
  14. "Wake Me Up When September Ends" by Green Day
  15. "Goodbye Summer" by Skizzo Franick
  16. "The Last Dance" by the Raveonettes 
  17. "Moondance" by Michael Buble
  18. "Harvest Moon" by Neil Young
  19. "Dancing in the Moonlight" by Toploader
  20. "When the Stars Go Blue" by Ryan Adams
Remember, it's about the music, not the videos. That's why the player is so small . . .

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