A playlist for the class of 2021

With graduation swiftly approaching, many members of the senior class are feeling nostalgic. Whether students are full of excitement to embark on their independent journeys or feeling waves of gloom as they say goodbye to Redwood, it is important that we reflect by looking back at the past four years, and what is a better way than through the music? It is time to take a trip down musical memory lane and listen to this playlist that features the best songs released from the past four years.

Art by Kalyn Dawes.

Freshman Year (2017-2018)

  • “Butterflies” by Kacey Musgraves
  • “thank u, next” by Ariana Grande
  • “In My Feelings” by Drake
  • “God’s Plan” by Drake
  • “Nice For What” by Drake
  • “Ghost Town” by Kanye West
  • “This Is America” by Childish Gambino
  • “New Light” by John Mayer
  • “I Like It” by Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin
  • “Boo’d Up” by Ella Mai
  • “Havana” by Camila Cabello
  • “God is a woman” by Ariana Grande
  • “Lucid Dreams” by Juice Wrld
  • “SICKO MODE” by Travis Scott
  • “Loving Is Easy” by Rex Orange County
  • “See You Again” by Tyler, The Creator featuring Kali Uchis
  • “rockstar” by Post Malone featuring 21 Savage
  • “OTW” by Khalid, 6lack and Ty Dolla Sign

Sophomore Year (2018-2019)

  • “Señorita” by Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello
  • “MIDDLE CHILD” by J. Cole
  • “Are You Bored Yet” by Wallows
  • “EARFQUAKE” by Tyler, The Creator
  • “Drip Too Hard” by Lil Baby and Gunna
  • “bad guy” by Billie Eilish
  • “Sunflower” by Post Malone and Swae Lee
  • “Talk” by Khalid featuring Disclosure
  • “Truth Hurts” by Lizzo
  • “Suge” by DaBaby
  • “Sucker” by Jonas Brothers
  • “Old Town Road – Remix” by Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus
  • “a lot” by 21 Savage
  • “Rainbow” by Kacey Musgraves  
  • “Someone You Loved” by Lewis Capaldi
  • “Sunday Best” by Surfaces

Junior Year (2019-2020)

  • “Adore You” by Harry Styles
  • “Watermelon Sugar” by Harry Styles
  • “Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd
  • “Circles” by Post Malone
  • “Say So” by Doja Cat
  • “Savage Remix” by Megan Thee Stallion (feat. Beyoncé)
  • “10,000 Hours” by Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber
  • “The Box” by Roddy Ricch 
  • “Good News” by Mac Miller
  • “Laugh Now Cry Later” by Drake featuring Lil Durk
  • “Don’t Start Now” by Dua Lipa
  • “everything i wanted” by Billie Eilish
  • “Save Your Tears” by The Weeknd

Senior (2020-2021)

  • “drivers license” by Olivia Rodrigo
  • “Levitating” by Dua Lipa featuring DaBaby
  • “Good Days” by SZA
  • “Peaches” by Justin Bieber featuring Daniel Caesar and Giveon
  • “WAP” by Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion
  • “cardigan” by Taylor Swift 
  • “Therefore I Am” by Billie Eilish
  • “Holy” by Justin Bieber featuring Chance the Rapper
  • “positions” by Ariana Grande
  • “Up” by Cardi B
  • “Leave The Door Open” by Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak and Silk Sonic
  • “Kiss Me More” by Doja Cat featuring SZA
  • “good 4 u” by Olivia Rodrigo
  • “Midnight Sky” by Miley Cyrus
  • “POPSTAR” by DJ Khaled featuring Drake
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