Helios Playlist #2 – Springtime Optimism

Compiled by Sadie Mank ‘23, Features Editor 

As we enter the longest days of the year and prepare for a seasonal switch, it’s time to transition playlists as well. What better source for new tunes is there than the educational mentors in our midst! Here are song recommendations that Heschel High School teachers associate with Springtime Optimism. 

Here Comes the Sun – The Beatles 

Dancing in the Moonlight – King Harvest 

So We Won’t Forget – Khruangbin

Marry Me, Archy – Alvvays

Happy – Pharrell Williams

What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

April Come She Will – Simon and Garfunkel 

Sugar Magnolia  – Grateful Dead 

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison 

Follow the Sun – Xavier Rudd 

Concrete and Clay – Unit Four Plus Two 

Build Me Up, Buttercup – The Foundations

A-O-K – Tai Verdes 

Sembrando Flores – Natalia Lafourcade/Los Cojolites

Let’s Get Out of This Country – Camera Obscura 

Rose Garden – Shad 

Care of Cell 44 – The Zombies 

Romeo & Juliet – Dire Straits 

Wouldn’t It Be Nice – The Beach Boys 

The Village – New Order 

Walking On Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves 

Rise Up – Bruce Springsteen 

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