Friday, October 23, 2015

Friday Loves: Making A Playlist

It's no secret that I love to make playlists for my WIPs. My playlist for COLLIDE (my NORTH & SOUTH retelling) is pretty small so far. It's really hard to find a song about a girl who's just not into a guy. Seriously. Sure there's, "Oops, I Did it Again," and my recent fave, "Ex's & Oh's" by Elle King, but neither really convey they point, in my view. Those are both about playing with a guy/guys and COLLIDE deals more with a girl who's not interested even though the guy likes her. If anyone knows a song by a female that's basically, DUDE, I DON'T LIKE YOU, please let me know.

But here's a few songs I've found that do go well.

"Song of the Caged Bird" by Lindsay Stirling
I actually mention this song in the book as one my female MC dances to.
"Hero/Heroine" by Boys Like Girls
This would totally be a song from my male MC's POV
"Pocket Full of Dreams" by Hedley
Especially when they change the chorus near the end.
"Unbreakable" by Jamie Scott.
Oh yes, this song. LOVE

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