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16 Songs To Listen To On Your Way To Splendour In The Grass

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1. When you finally get out on the highway and the trip really starts, chuck on "Walk The Wire" by Boy and Bear to get the mood right.

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2. When someone falls asleep, hit 'em with The Avalanches' "Frontier Psychiatrist" to either haunt their dreams or wake them the fuck up.

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Sleeping is cheating.

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3. When a car game's suggested while you're in the driver's seat, go for "Keeping Score" by LDRU to remind everyone that you're not playing.

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4. When someone realises that they left something really, really important at home, pop on James Blake's "Retrogade" while they wallow in self-pity.

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5. When that first bag of Allen's Party Mix gets pulled out by the biggest legend in the car, celebrate them with "Something About You" by Hayden James.

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6. When you need to take a moment to appreciate the fact that none of you are at work today, play "Elevator Operator" by Courtney Barnett.

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No feeling sick at the sight of your computer today, guys.

7. When someone takes a wrong turn, put on "I Got U" by Duke Dumont because really, it could have happened to anyone.

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8. When you change drivers for the first time, pop on "You and I" by Crystal Fighters to appreciate the pure magic that is sharing the hours on the road.

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"And I ain't need nothing else, no one else but you and I."

9. When you do that first Macca's stop give Golden Features' "Tell Me" a spin, because everyone will be in a damn good mood.

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10. When someone says they need to go to the bathroom after you just goddamn stopped, scroll to "Never Be Like You" by Flume and let them serenade you.

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"I'm only human can't you see? I made a mistake. Please just look me in my face.

Tell me everything's OK."

11. When someone in the car gets a text from a potential festival hook-up, go for The Internet's "Special Affair".

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Be a good mate.

12. When someone decides to Snapchat every fucking moment of the entire trip, ruin their video by playing The Cure's "Pictures Of You".

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13. When someone brings up the future state of their bank account, post-Splendour, play "You Only Live Once" by The Strokes.

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14. When anyone in the car dares to suggest that any of you might be ~too old~ to go to the festival next year, put on Santigold's "Disparate Youth".

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Then ban them from speaking for the next half hour.

15. When you see that first sign to Byron and you all need something to sing along to, slide on "All My Friends" by Snakehips.

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Afterwards, pause the music to allow for a conversation about how good it would be if Chance The Rapper made a Splendour appearance.

16. And when you're finally making your way home feeling goddamn emotional, you need to press play on "Monday" by Matt Corby.

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