“Hello, 2016” – A Playlist

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The other night, when Sean and I were returning to Boston from Hyannis after our New Year’s Eve/Day celebration in Nantucket- I designated him vehicle DJ while I was behind the wheel and put him in charge of compiling a playlist that would keep me awake (it’s a long drive) without being TOO loud. While he and I have many things in common from our favorite movies, video games, and food- our musical tastes can be pretty different at times- and I wasn’t sure what to expect.

Sean surprised me, though- and put together a 15-song soundtrack of dreamy, dance-able songs that I loved so much- I insisted he share the track listing with me so that I could upload it to my 8Tracks account and share it with everyone!

So here is ‘Hello, 2016’ – a playlist to welcome the New Year! I hope you all enjoy it as much as I did!


  • Tame Impala – Let It Happen
  • Arcade Fire – Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
  • Gossling – Never Expire
  • Beck – Dreams
  • Kylie Minogue – I Was Gonna’ Cancel
  • Florence + The Machine – Spectrum (Say My Name) [Calvin Harris Remix]
  • Nelly Furtado – Powerless (Say What You Want)
  • Tei Shi – Bassically
  • Pompeya – YAHTBMF [POKO COX Remix]
  • Phantogram – Black Out Days
  • ASTR – We Fall Down
  • Kotomi – Swimming
  • Chad Valley – Now That I’m Real (How Does It Feel?)
  • Roosevelt – Sea
  • Paradis – Garde Le Pour Toi


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