You might be wondering what does Spring sound like? Spring sounds like sunshine, newfound happiness, budding romances, and wonder for the future. It sounds like a breezy night filled with laughter and dancing down the street with your gal pals. Spring is also known for being the season of rebirth and new beginnings. So, that means a new relationship, new you, or a new job (or all of the above) is coming your way! Punxsutawney Phil might have predicted six more weeks of winter, but it seems like Spring is ready to make an early appearance. Get ready to spring into action for these 10 songs to add to your playlist!
1. Catching Feelings- Holybrune featuring Dabeull
Picture this: you and your girlfriends are getting ready for a night out of town in Miami, and this song comes on. You and the girls instantly feel joy and excitement when you hear “Catching Feelings”. This upbeat song is about expressing feelings of lust and convincing a potential fling to be in a relationship. This joyous song will make you feel like a giddy, lovestruck high schooler again.
2. Intimidated- Kaytranda featuring H.E.R
Kaytranada is that DJ when it comes to creating fun house music. “Intimidated” is a song about pushing a crush to not feel intimidated to make the first move. This song is a cute and soul-moving jam that will have you dancing all day long. Not to mention, H.E.R.’s vocals on this track are simply phenomenal and eargasmic!
3. “Gonna Bleach My Eyebrows”- Alemeda
Need a song to lift your spirits after a breakup? Look no further as “Gonna Bleach My Eyebrows” will motivate you to level up! Rising singer Alemeda sings about leaving a toxic relationship and reinventing herself, financially, physically, and emotionally. You’ll feel like a new woman as you listen to this empowering tune.
4.” Why Don’t We Fall in Love?”- Amerie
Amerie is that girl for giving us feel-good bops. This 2002 gem makes you feel like a lovestruck woman who is stuck on cloud nine and doesn’t want to come down. Is it even Spring if this song isn’t on your Spring playlist?
5. “Closer” – Saweetie featuring H.E.R.
Saweetie and H.E.R. prepares the girls for romance and travel in this bubblegum bop. “Closer” tells a story about getting out of town for the weekend and getting caught up in a moment of romance with a fling.
6. “Rhode Clean” – Big K.R.I.T.
In his new album Digital Roses Don’t Die, Big K.R.I.T. touches on relationships, self-growth, and perseverance. In the song “Rhode Clean”, Big K.R.I.T. talks about the simple joys of riding around in his ideal car. While the theme of the song might seem a little odd, there’s nothing more enjoyable than driving around and vibing to good music. “Rhode Clean” will having you wanting to cruise around while soaking up the Spring sun and reminiscing about the simple joys in life.
7. “Sweet Life”- Frank Ocean
Channel Orange is known for having endless (and timeless) bops. “Sweet Life” talks about embracing the simple but beautiful things in life, like nature. This is the perfect Spring song, not only because of the song’s mellow beats, but the descriptive lyrics paint a vivid picture of a relaxing Spring day.
8. “Strawberry Skies” – Kid Travis
This sweet love song is perfect for Spring for it’s sentimental and blithe lyrics about a smitten lover. Kid Travis beautifully captures the essence of a budding Spring fling in “Strawberry Skies”. This song is a must-have for your Spring playlist for it’s captivating use of imagery.
9. “Love Affair” – UMI
Underrated R&B singer, Umi, makes listeners feel like they are living out a Wattpad romance story in “Love Affair”. “Love Affair” is about feeling anxious and uncertain about pursuing a relationship/fling- feelings most of us can relate to as we enter the dating scene. Who says the journey to a relationship is linear?
10. “Dysfunctional”- VanJess featuring Kaytranada
Vocal powerhouses VanJess leaves listeners feeling confident and powerful with this catchy tune. “Dysfunctional” focuses on cutting off dysfunctional relationships or a toxic partner and relearning your worth. Spring is the time for change and reinventing yourself, so if you’re dealing with someone who isn’t good for you, like VanJess, tell them to get up off your sugar with their salt.
What songs makes you feel like Spring is around the corner?