CTX Back-to-School playlist

Aug. 22, 2017 by Ashley Sava

Struggling to get into school mode? With classes starting next week, we want to help! Check out our Spotify playlist totally dedicated to getting you from summer slum to amped-up academic.

“School Day” (Ring, Ring Goes the Bell) Chuck Berry

How can you not get in the school mindset with this classic?

“School” Nirvana

No recess my friends.

“College Kids” Relient K

A funny twist on the struggles of college.

“Feeling Good” Michael Bublé

Start off the year right with this happy tune.

“ABC” The Jackson 5

Reading, writing, arithmetic isn’t all you will learn at Concordia!

“Kids” MGMT

The joys of growing up and evolving into the person you are meant to be.

“Meant to Live” Switchfoot

Remember why you’re here

“Can’t Stop the Feeling” Justin Timberlake

Because sometimes you need something that will make you dance.

“Feel Good Inc.” Gorillaz

A feel-good tune for a feel-good semester.

“Fast Car” Tracy Chapman


“Cool Kids” Echosmith

Everyone is a cool kid here. J

“Someday” The Strokes

Someday you’ll miss the good days, too.

“School Days” AC/DC

“Up in the morning and out to school, the teacher is preaching the golden rule…” A hard rock version of Chuck Berry’s classic.

“Going Away to College” Blink-182

Because sometimes college life isn’t easy.

“All Star” Smash Mouth

Feel like the all star you are as you start the semester.

“Wake me up when September Ends” Green Day

“Summer has come and passed…” All the feels.

“Thunder” Imagine Dragons

Be a leader!

“We Didn’t Start the Fire” Billy Joel

Brush up on your history with this fast-paced song.

“Pompeii” Bastille

Bringing ancient and abstract ideas to modern times, this catchy song can certainly school us.

“Sadie Hawkins Dance” Relient K

A humorous song about the uncertainty of asking someone to the school dance.

“Schooldays” The Kinks

A back-to-school playlist is incomplete without this 1975 rock hit.


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