My Top 10 Songs of 2016

Once upon a time, I felt like absolute shit. Face in hands, collapsed onto someone that I trusted very much, I cried my soul out. Drenched in tears (and snot), the person lifted my head off his shoulders, looked into my eyes and recognised the surrender that curled up in front of him. He was wise enough not to prod around with “what’s wrong?” or “it’s going to be okay” and instead he simply began fiddling with his phone. Too distracted to care, I can honestly say that it was pure surprise I felt as I heard Bob Marley – Don’t Worry Be Happy play. A chuckle automatically found its way out of me and he smiled.

He convinced me that music influenced mindsets and that mindsets changed moods. Not only was he right, he also got me into Spotify. I had Spotify premium for just under a year and it was great. For various reasons I’ve now cancelled my subscription and to mark the end of my Spotify premium era, I’ve decided to blog about my 10 most influencial songs of this year.

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New Year’s Resolutions

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With an upcoming new year and the promise of yet another candle added to our future birthday cakes, it’s not unexpected that we’d write up whatever resolutions we can come up with for 2016.

At 4AM, they might not be truly insightful and well-written, but don’t be mistaken – we mean business next year. If all else fails, we’ll spend this day in a year’s time eating cake, watching dumb videos, and drafting the next set of New Year’s Resolutions.

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