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If You Went To College Between 2009-2015, Then These 29 Songs Spoke To You

Simpler times with bangin' bops.

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1. "It's Time" — Imagine Dragons

It was between this or "Radioactive" and frankly I just gotta root for the smaller, but equally fire hit.
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It was between this or "Radioactive" and frankly I just gotta root for the smaller, but equally fire hit.

2. "Animals" — Martin Garrix

The gateway drug to EDM.
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The gateway drug to EDM.

3. "Written In The Stars" — Tinie Tempah feat. Eric Turner

Tinie holds the secrets to the universe.
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Tinie holds the secrets to the universe.

4. "Stereo Love" — Edward Maya and Vika Jigulina

If my college life had dance-y background music, this would be it.
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If my college life had dance-y background music, this would be it.

5. "BedRock" — Young Money

Nicki snapped on this.
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Nicki snapped on this.

6. "Too Close" — Alex Clare

*Puts this on repeat after breaking up with someone I never dated*
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*Puts this on repeat after breaking up with someone I never dated*

7. "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe" — Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick came through with the one phrase that truly matters.
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Kendrick came through with the one phrase that truly matters.

8. "I Love College" — Asher Roth

What's a college playlist without THE ultimate college anthem?
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What's a college playlist without THE ultimate college anthem?

9. "Tonight Tonight" — Hot Chelle Rae

We love a band that inspires us to live in the moment.
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We love a band that inspires us to live in the moment.

10. "Opposite of Adults" — Chiddy Bang

If Chiddy made his dreams happen, so can I.
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If Chiddy made his dreams happen, so can I.

11. "Driving Me Crazy" — Sammy Adams

Rumor is no one has heard this song while sober.
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Rumor is no one has heard this song while sober.

12. "2 On" — Tinashe feat. ScHoolboy Q

I once shook my ass to this four years ago and it hasn't stopped shaking since.
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I once shook my ass to this four years ago and it hasn't stopped shaking since.

13. "Need You Now" — Lady Antebellum

Emo country is the best type of country.
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Emo country is the best type of country.

14. "Somebody" — Natalie La Rose feat. Jeremih

I have my own (bad) choreographed dance routine to this bop.
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I have my own (bad) choreographed dance routine to this bop.

15. "We Can't Stop" — Miley Cyrus

Remember when we thought it said "Dancing with Miley" for .02 seconds LMAO.
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Remember when we thought it said "Dancing with Miley" for .02 seconds LMAO.

16. "Good Time" — Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen

Carly Slay Jepsen has been gifting us feel-good songs for YEARS.
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Carly Slay Jepsen has been gifting us feel-good songs for YEARS.

17. "If I Die Young" — The Band Perry

How many dorm room windows did you dramatically look out of while listening to this?
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How many dorm room windows did you dramatically look out of while listening to this?

18. "Cooler Than Me" — Mike Posner

Fuck the cool kids, amirite?
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Fuck the cool kids, amirite?

19. "Ho Hey" — The Lumineers

You definitely picked up on this after your Mumford & Sons binge.
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You definitely picked up on this after your Mumford & Sons binge.

20. "Replay" — Iyaz

"It's like my iPod's stuck on replay" doesn't age us AT ALL!
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"It's like my iPod's stuck on replay" doesn't age us AT ALL!

21. "I Love It" — Icona Pop feat. Charlie XCX

Why did this make me want to crash my car into a bridge and watch it burn? Problematic.
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Why did this make me want to crash my car into a bridge and watch it burn? Problematic.

22. "Anaconda" — Nicki Minaj

OK, so you haven't forgotten about this song, but IT DESERVES TO BE MENTIONED DON'T @ ME 🐍.
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OK, so you haven't forgotten about this song, but IT DESERVES TO BE MENTIONED DON'T @ ME 🐍.

23. "Sweet Nothing" — Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch

If I had a high pony tail I'd be swinging it around right now.
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If I had a high pony tail I'd be swinging it around right now.

24. "Don't You Worry Child" — Swedish House Mafia feat. John Martin

I listened to this every time I felt like I was going to fail every single one of my finals.
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I listened to this every time I felt like I was going to fail every single one of my finals.

25. "Drunk In Love" — Beyoncé and Jay Z

And to think Lemonade would come out only three years later. So naive of us.
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And to think Lemonade would come out only three years later. So naive of us.

26. "Rocketeer" — Far East Movement feat. Ryan Tedder

The one that isn't "Fly like a G6".
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The one that isn't "Fly like a G6".

27. "The Ballad Of Mona Lisa" — Panic! At The Disco

You can take off your dark eyeliner and slip-on Vans, but you can't take the emo out from within.
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You can take off your dark eyeliner and slip-on Vans, but you can't take the emo out from within.

28. "Motivation" — Kelly Rowland feat. Lil Wayne

This is the sex education we all deserve.
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This is the sex education we all deserve.

29. "Best Day Of My Life" — American Authors

Remember when the world didn't feel like hell and you could actually sing this authentically? Just me? Fine.
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Remember when the world didn't feel like hell and you could actually sing this authentically? Just me? Fine.

Now take a trip down memory lane:

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