October has been an amazing month so far. I've found success in my personal and professional lives since I've moved back to Seattle and I feel like I've only just begun enjoying the positive changes that began in September. I'm really excited to see what else this autumn will bring because the best thing about saying goodbye to the old is getting to say hello to the new. This month, it wasn't difficult to create a playlist that reflected a sense of closure and renewal. Here is Volume Two of Musique du Mois for October 2015.
Earlier this month, Selena Gomez released her new album entitled Revival and I feel in love with one listen. Songs off Revival like "Survivors" and "Kill Em With Kindness" really resonated with me because of their powerful lyrics that inspire me to stay above the fray. The whole album is full of forward-thinking music that encompasses just about every aspect of her personal (but yet, highly-publicized) life.
Other new releases I'm fond of this month are BØRNS' Dopamine, The 1975's "Love Me" and Goldroom's "Waiting to Ignite." A lot of the songs I chose for this playlist are high-octane tracks that are ready for the dance floor, including "Tongue Tied July" by Michael Brun and "More Than a Miracle" by MNEK. I love a good dance track that has surprisingly emotional lyrics.
I added some seemlingly quieter moments with songs like "Love Again" by Ta-ku, "1998" by Chet Faker and "Go Slow" by Tei Shei. Ta-ku's track starts out with piano before ending with an aggressive beat, while "1998" starts with synths that later become layered with acrobatic vocals by Banks. There are plenty of other surprises to be found on this 25-song playlist, so don't miss a beat by following me on Spotify.