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    Playlist for the Month of January

    January is such a cold, foggy and chilly month. But there’s one thing that can help get through this month, and that one thing is music. Music is something everyone has listened to, music is very therapeutic in so many ways. Why is music so important though? According to Harvard Health, “Music listeners had higher scores for mental well-being and slightly reduced levels of anxiety and depression compared to people overall.” Music is something that strengthens your brain and also keeps your brain networks strong. Those networks are involved in keeping your health, learning ability and cognitive health strong. But what happens while your listening? Since 2006, scientists have been studying this exact question, throughout the years studying, they’ve made some pretty interesting discoveries. Music and the Brain created a list of things that happens when you listen to music.

    Music Can…

    • Change your ability to become aware of  time
    • Tap into the primal lobe
    • Reduce seizures
    • Make you stronger
    • Boost your immune system
    • Make you smarter!

    Here is a list of music from albums that seem therapeutic to me.

    Linger                                                                        The Cranberries  Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?                                                     2009                                                  Alternative/Indie/Rock

     

    Fade into You
    Mazzy Star
    So Tonight That I Might See                                1994                                            Alternative/Indie/Rock
    Let the Light in                                          Margaret                                                                The Grants
    Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd                                                                          Lana del Rey
    2023
    Alternative/Indie/Pop
    Heart to Heart
    My Kind of Woman
    For the First Time
    Freaking out the Neighborhood
    Album: Here Comes the Cowboy
    Mac Demarco                                                            2019

     

    This Charming Man
    The Smiths
    1987
    Handsome Devil
    There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
    The Smiths
    1984                                                                        Hateful of Hollow
    Wonderwall
    Oasis 
    1995                                                                      (What’s the Story) Morning Glory ?
    Bad Religion
    Pink Matter
    Frank Ocean
    2012                                                                    Channel Orange

     

    Mary
    Advice
    Alex G
    Lucky Number
    2012
    Show me How
    Men I Trust
    2018
    Single

     

    Every single song in this album. Folklore                                          Taylor Swift                                            2020
    Fell In Love
    Ken Carson, Lil Tecca
    TEC
    2023
    Silver Springs
    Rihannon
    Fleetwood Mac
    The Dance
    1997
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    About the Contributor
    Jaziah Hunt, Reporter
    Jaziah Hunt is a first-year member of the Orange & Green Staff. A junior, Jaziah enjoys listening to music and hanging out with friends.

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