“Music can change the world because it can change people.”
Each month we are creating a playlist based on our values to keep you moving and motivated to stay inspired to raise humans ready for anything.
Here's the whole playlist on Spotify. If you are curious why a song is on the playlist, you can take the scenic route below.
The Scenic Route
Sometimes a lyric from each song. Maybe a little bit about the artist. And a link to buy the vinyl if you have an analog heart.
Birthday Party by AJR
"I am one minute old today, And my minute's been going great, And I hope it stays that way"
Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing by Stevie Wonder
"Everybody's got a thing
But some don't know how to handle it"
Came Out Of A Lady by Rubblebucket
"I used to wish I was never born
But now I don't"
Hole In Your Soul by ABBA
"You paint your world and use all colors
And then you find it all comes out too bright"
DNA by Kendrick Lamar
"I was born like this, since one like this, immaculate conception"
Alright by Supergrass
"We are strange in our worlds"
The Little Man Who Wasn't There
"Are you whistling in the dark just to scare the ghost away?"
Cradles by Sub Urban
"I live inside my own world of make-believe"
Ghosts In My Machine by Annie Lennox
"I've seen too much
I know too much
I hurt too much
I feel too much"
Soul Education by Jamiroquai
"I know I got my soul education"
Clueless by Reyna
"I know I'm clueless but I can still pretend
I know you know it will happen again"
No One Knows by Queens of the Stone Age
"Heaven smiles above me
What a gift here below
But no one knows"
Education by Thelonious Coltrane
"And that's life, an education"
The Pursuit of Knowledge by Zack Hemsey
"While it's evident your knowledge is rivaled by much shrewdness
I've never met a man with such wisdom who's so foolish"
Theologians by Wilco
They don't know nothing
About my soul"
Kyoto by Phoebe Bridgers
"I wanted to see the world
Through your eyes until it happened
Then I changed my mind"
Adult Education by Daryl Hall & John Oates
"They're calling it a preparation
You're waiting for a separation
You're nothing but another odd number
Memories that you won't remember"
Ways To Go by Grouplove
"I didn't know my name
I got a little bit longer
I got a ways to go"
California Kids by Weezer
"You don't have to
Have the answers
Don't you worry
Don't you worry"
Fool In The Rain by Led Zeppelin
"And the thoughts of a fool's kind of careless
I'm just a fool waiting on the wrong block"
Some Of Us by King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
"Long gone people understand everything"
Before The Words by My Brightest Diamond
"Before the words there was the voice
Before the verse there was the sound"
Birdlike by Freddie Hubbard
Unfamiliar by Common
"Fate is inescapable, super friends, we capable
To take it to a greater view they say is unattainable"
Internet by Post Malone
"Well, if ignorance is bliss, then don't wake me up
And I'll prolly be the last to know (whoa)
'Cause I don't get on the internet no more"
Alaska by Maggie Rogers
"I was walking through icy streams
That took my breath away"
What I Am by Edie Brickell & New Bohemians
"I'm not aware of too many things
I know what I know, if you know what I mean"
...well, better than the alternative by Will Wood
"Everybody knows that, nobody knows that
Everybody's in on everybody's business"
We Don't Believe What's On TV by Twenty One Pilot
"Don't want to know who I would be
When I wake up from a dreamer's sleep"
A Life of Illusion by Joe Walsh
"Sometimes, I can't help the feeling that I'm
Living a life of illusion"
Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Games by of Montreal
"Let's pretend we don't exist, let's pretend we're in Antarctica."
Whisper by The Dear Hunter
"I think that we've all made our gravest mistakes
On the greatest intentions that we're too stubborn to let go"
Raise The Knowledge by Gogol Bordello
"Revolution is internal
Help yourself at any time"
Think by Aretha Franklin
"People walking around everyday
Playing games, taking scores
Trying to make other people lose their minds
Ah, be careful you don't lose yours"
What I Don't Know by Dwight Yoakam
"What I don't know might not hurt me
If I stay dumb and no one tells"
Camilo - The Magician by Said The Whale
"We'll find a place between fact and fiction
And as long as they don't know we'll be the masters of pretend"
Kodachrome by Paul Simon
"And though my lack of education
Hasn't hurt me none
I can read the writing on the wall"
So Unaware by Best Coast
"What is life, what is love?
What's the meaning of it all?
Did I even care or is it just that I am so unaware"
Cinnamon Girl - Sun Dub Edit by [dunkelbunt]
Three Little Birds by Bob Marley & The Wailers
"Three little birds
Pitched by my doorstep
Singin' sweet songs
Of melodies pure and true"
Chinese Translation by M.Ward
"See I once was a young fool like you
Afraid to do the things
That I knew I had to do"
Don't Let The Sunshine Fool Ya by Townes Van Zandt
"Advice is fine if you've got a mind
To listen to them that's got the time
But the muse'll get ya if you don't watch out
He's equipped to know what it's all about"
Closer To Fine by Indigo Girls
"There's more than one answer to these questions
Pointing me in a crooked line
And the less I seek my source for some definitive
Closer I am to fine"
Knowledge by The Aquabats!
"All I know is that I know is that i dont know,
All I know is that I dont know nothin"