Fall into the Beat

Fall is the season of change and your music should change with it. Popular, old, obscure, or new, these 15 songs are sure to make any fall playlist.


“Fireside,” by Arctic Monkeys

“Fireside,” deceives the listener with its upbeat melody but despondent lyrics that express desire towards something unattainable.

“November Rain,” by Guns N’ Roses

“November Rain,” is a timeless power ballad that conveys emotion and heartbreak while delineating the motif: “nothing lasts forever”.

“Everlong,” by Foo Fighters

“Everlong,” is a fast-paced, dream-like grunge groove that surreally inspires the concept of harmonious love.

“I Won’t Forget You,” by Poison

“I Won’t Forget You,” details a failed romance and the notion that memories are just as good as time spent.

“Dancing in the Moonlight,” by King Harvest

“Dancing in the Moonlight,” creates an overall feeling of happiness as it portrays a harmonious and peaceful celebration of life.

“When We Were Beautiful,” by Bon Jovi

This soft-spoken ballad illustrates a bleak and desolate world as it recalls a better time and place “back when we were beautiful”.

“Smells Like Teen Spirit,” by Nirvana

“Smells Like Teen Spirit,” is a teen revolution anthem that sparks contradicting speculations with its rebellious, but confound tone.

“Seasons of Wither,” by Aerosmith

“Seasons of Wither” expresses depression and despair poetically in an instrumentally genius power ballad.

“Zombie,” by The Cranberries

“Zombie” recounts a tale of suffering and war that concerns the losses caused by the many violent conflicts in historical events.

“Wait,” by M83

The electronic tune, “Wait,”, is accentuated with a more personal meaning; whether it’s about death or not having enough time in someone’s life, one thing’s for certain: there is “no time”.

“I Remember You,” by Skid Row

Although a beautiful song, the lyrics to “I Remember You,” portray the loneliness succeeding the loss of and the remembrance of a loved one.

“The Reason,” by Hoobastank

“The Reason” unfolds the self-discovery acquired when the regret of hurting someone inspires the need to improve and begin again.

“September,” by Earth, Wind & Fire

“September,” is simply another upbeat, R&B, disco groove, which spreads an aura of happiness that gets the souls singing.

“Without You,” by Mötley Crüe

“Without You,” centers around the unimaginable perception of losing a loved one in an angsty, heavy metal power ballad.

“Careless Whisper,” by Wham!

“Careless Whisper,” is a jazz-infused ballad that denotes the guilt and regret felt when caught being unfaithful and plays on the wasted chances of what could have been.


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