Everyone wishes to have their own movie moment — in the car, windows down, screaming out the sunroof with the wind hitting your face. It’s its own form of awakening. It’s a moment where nothing else in the world matters but the feeling of bouncing off clouds. That’s why I’ve compiled this sweet little playlist that can make anyone feel like the main character of their own coming-of-age movie. In this playlist, we encourage romanticizing your life!
“Don’t Take The Money” by Bleachers
With its upbeat tempo and Jack Antonoff’s mesmerizing voice and lyrics, you can’t help but envision the perfect cinematic moment — one with the love of your life on empty streets in the middle of the night. The bridge is a breath of fresh air after sprinting up a mountain. This song is in every dreamer’s imaginary movie scene and hearing the harmonies makes anyone want to dance alone in their rooms like they’re the main characters.
“A Phone Call In Amsterdam” by Valley
This song feels like a slow-motion film scene of driving with the windows down. Valley has a way of making its harmonies take your breath away. Their whimsical melody in “A Phone Call In Amsterdam” encompasses what someone’s highest moment would feel like. Even the lyrics describe the ideal movie moment, “‘till it all fades out,” making for a beautiful scene anyone can envision themselves in.
“Twenty Something” by Nightly
The lyrics of this song appeal to new adults navigating new love. It makes you feel like the main character of your own romance. The feeling it gives you is like falling in love with your partner over and over again, playing back your memories like a movie.
“There’s Still A Light In The House” by Valley
This playlist had to include another Valley song because it just knows how to grasp the “main character” feeling. “There’s Still A Light In The House” is the best song to blast in your headphones while looking longingly out a car window. The song describes cinematic scenes between two people that you can feel for yourself. For some reason, this song just takes your breath away and makes you appreciate the small moments in your life.
“Why Can’t I?” by Liz Phair
This song gives you the perfect “13 Going On 30” moment as a notable track in the film. Liz Phair grasps the feeling of longing for the person you’re in love with that you can never have. Thinking about your “situationship” while listening to this song really gets you right in the heart. Like Jenna Rink, this song makes you feel like the main character of your own romantic comedy.
The best songs are the ones that make you feel like you’re in a movie. They take your breath away and highlight the most significant moments of your life. These songs will surely make you feel like the main character!