Fall is one of the most beautiful seasons at the University. From the vibrant red and yellow leaves on the Lawn to the crisp autumn air across grounds, autumn at the University is a beautiful sight. If you love going on fall walks, try this playlist to set the vibe as you marvel at all of the fall beauty around you on Grounds — and feel like the main character while you’re at it.
“Finally//beautiful stranger” by Halsey
“Finally//beautiful stranger” is Halsey’s best song. Beautifully crafted and sung, it is perfect for a slow, contemplative walk around Grounds as you reflect on the semester. This song will make you smile on your walk, and it will help you to appreciate all of the fall beauty around you from the Lawn to the Corner.
“Witches” by Alice Phoebe Lou
This song is the definition of fall. Just one listen will remind you of red and yellow leaves, fall Starbucks drinks, pumpkins and everything else related to the season. It’s perfect for a peppy walk across the Lawn and looking at all of the colorful fall — you’ll totally feel like the main character after listening to this upbeat track.
“the lakes” by Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift never fails to craft a stunning song. Off of the deluxe version of her album “folklore,” “the lakes” is ethereal as Swift sings poetically about love and beauty. It’s a great song to get lost in while on a calming walk across grounds. Take a moment to admire the crisp autumn air and colorful leaves as this serene song transports you to another world.
“Kansas City” by The New Basement Tapes
Need to clear your mind from the stress of school? “Kansas City” by The New Basement Tapes will help you with that. This folk-rock tune, complete with calm guitars and wistful lyrics, is guaranteed to help you relax while on a therapeutic walk across Grounds. The song offers an escape, and it’s easy to vibe to the frontman’s smooth vocals as you see the seasons changing across grounds.
“XO” by John Mayer
John Mayer’s rendition of Beyoncé’s “XO” is a total slow burn. Mayer’s sweet vocals are full of tender emotion that is reminiscent of the beauty of fall. Allowing yourself to really tune into your surroundings by listening to this song while strolling around Grounds.
“Jackie and Wilson” by Hozier
Off of his debut self-titled album, Hozier’s soulful vocals on this slow, indie-rock track make this track relentlessly catchy. It is impossible to not fall in love with the buzzing guitars in the background, and it is a feel-good, mellow song that is perfect for a cold fall day.
“10,000 Emerald Pools” by Børns
This is a very mellow track, but it’s one that grabs your attention and doesn’t let it go. The positive, idyllic vibes on this track are guaranteed to put a smile on your face. “10,000 Emerald Pools” is an inviting and comforting track that will make you feel warm on your walk.
“Elsewhere” by Young the Giant
Young the Giant frontman Sameer Gadhia’s dazzling yet muted vocals set the vibe for an insightful walk around Grounds. Whether you’re on a walk between classes or an aimless stroll, “Elsewhere” will keep you motivated but will also make you stop and appreciate all of the beauty around you.
“Notion” by The Rare Occasions
Another main character walking song, “Notion” is the perfect indie-rock anthem for a brisk, purposeful walk across Grounds in the fall. Featuring influences of older rock, it has a vintage style that is sure to lift your spirits and bring a wave of nostalgia to your walk. This song is sure to add some pep to your step but also make you remember all of the wonderful memories you've had around Grounds.
“Cleopatra” by The Lumineers
“Cleopatra” is the epitome of fall vibes. The upbeat guitars and warm vocals in this song give it a cheerful sound, but there is still a tinge of nostalgia and melancholy present. It’s reminiscent of the seasons changing and reminds us to be grateful for the opportunity to see the fall beauty around Grounds.
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Source : https://www.cavalierdaily.com/article/2021/11/the-perfect-playlist-for-a-fall-walk-across-grounds1358