ALL SONGS

Push My Luck - The Chainsmokers

The Experience: Push my luck with you... Acknowledging the fact you hope for more sets you up for disappointment. But it also sets you up for happiness...
The Vibe: Hope. Yearning. Wonder.
The Topic: Romance.
The Value: Hope.
The Tension: Does another night feel alright to you? (Scared to ask commit and ask for commitment because you fear rejection) VS. Should I have known that you would take hold and never let go? (What you truly yearn for is everything and forever).

Follow God - Kanye West

The Experience: Boss up and change your life you can have it all... Your value doesn't depend on the last person to treat you wrong...
The Vibe: Struggle.
The Topic: Christianity.
The Value: Faith. Trust. Perseverance.
The Tension: Aah! (frustration when you fail) VS. Father I stretch stretch my hands to you (the trust in God's goodness that keeps you striving to be live Christ like).

Good As Hell - Lizzo

The Experience: Boss up and change your life you can have it all... Your value doesn't depend on the last person to treat you wrong...
The Vibe: Confidence.
The Topic: Relationships. Happiness.
The Value: Self worth.
The Tension: I know he did you wrong (unloved) VS. We can make it right (but not unworthy).

Lose You To Love Me - Selena Gomez

The Experience: I needed to hate you to love me... You were bad for me and I held on to you for far too long...
The Vibe: Decision. Confidence.
The Topic: Relationships. Happiness.
The Value: Integrity.
The Tension: Set fire to my purpose and I let it burn (Bad for me and I let it happen) VS. I needed to hate you to love me (I finally mustered the confidence to reject it).

Playing Games - Summer Walker

The Experience: Did I ever ask you to take me to go shopping in Paris or go sailing overseas and just drape me in Gucci? No. All I ever asked was... You wanted intimacy and all you got was stuff... and used...
The Vibe: Sad. Resigned.
The Topic: Relationships. Disappointment.
The Value: Intimacy.
The Tension: I know you say you hit my line, I'm on your mind and that you want this bad, so I'm cool with that (You offer love) VS. I'm just tryna match your words with your action (But you don't offer real love).

5:3666 - Machine Gun Kelly ft. phem

The Experience: It's 5:3666... My life is hell...
The Vibe: Despairing.
The Topic: Addiction. Drugs.
The Value: Happiness.
The Tension: I love my life (I want happiness) VS. Gonna run it in the ground (But the only happiness I can get right now is killing me).

HIGHEST IN THE ROOM - Travis Scott

The Experience: Hope I make it outta here... Addiction.
The Vibe: Despairing.
The Topic: Addiction. Drugs.
The Value: Freedom. Happiness.
The Tension: Everything I do is exciting (The high) VS. Hope I make it outta here (I'm trapped).

Intro - DaBaby

The Experience: How the f-ck I make it to the top same day I lost the n-gga that had me? ...that's f-cked up... Facing happiness and sorrow and trying to cope with both at the same time...
The Vibe: Musing.
The Topic: Suffering and happiness.
The Value: Family.
The Tension: Same time I got the news (Death and sorrow) VS. My sh-t hit number one (Success and happiness).

10,000 Hours - Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber

The Experience: To learn that sweet heart of yours... You want to know them more so you can love them better...
The Vibe: Awe. Marvel.
The Topic: Knowing and being known.
The Value: Commitment.
The Tension: If that's what it takes to learn that sweet heart of yours (Love has a priceVS. If it's 10,000 hours or the rest of my life I'm gonna love you (I'll pay that price).

Panini - Lil Nas X

The Experience: Just say to me what you want from me... They say they're at your service, but their attitude says you're at theirs...
The Vibe: Smug.
The Topic: Relationships.
The Value: Availability.
The Tension: Just say to me what you want from me (I'm at your service - you're at the center of this relationshipVS. I got fans (I'm the big dog you should feel lucky to have interested in you).

Don't Call Me Angel - Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey

The Experience: We in it together but don't call me angel... I might like you but I definitely don't need you...
The Vibe: Proud.
The Topic: Identity.
The Value: Self-sufficiency.
The Tension: I appreciate the way you want me (I'm happy to be perfectVS. But don't call me angel (But you're just an accessory - I don't actually need you).

homecoming queen? - Kelsea Ballerini

The Experience: Even the homecoming queen cries... Where does the pressure to be perfect come from?
The Vibe: Melancholy.
The Topic: Weakness. Imperfection.
The Value: Authenticity.
The Tension: Look d-mn good in the dress (You look good) VS. Zipping up the mess (But you're not doing good).

Hurts 2B Human - P!nk ft. Khalid

The Experience: Without you I'd be losing... I need you to be there for me... and you are.
The Vibe: Hurt. Hope.
The Topic: Friendship. Love. Family.
The Value: Connection.
The Tension: God, it hurts to be human (Life is a lot of pain) VS. But I've got you... and you've got me (But family, friendship and love make it bearable).

Take What You Want - Post Malone ft. Ozzy Osbourne and Travis Scott

The Experience: Take what you want and go... I'm too good to get revenge and too strong to put up with your abuse anymore...
The Vibe: Frustration. Rebellion.
The Topic: Toxic relationships.
The Value: Respect. Freedom.
The Tension: I never needed anything from you (I was selfless) VS. You bled me dry (You were a leech).

Master Of Puppets - Metallica

The Experience: Life of death becoming clearer... Substance abuse becomes addiction becomes death. Your most lucid moments are even worse because you surface just enough for it to hurt again...
The Vibe: Tension and despair.
The Topic: Drugs. Substance abuse. Addiction.
The Value: Freedom.
The Tension: Master you promised (I wanted freedom and happinessVS. Only lies (I found slavery and death).

Graveyard - Halsey

The Experience: When the hand you want to hold is a weapon and you're nothin' but skin... Trapped and vulnerable...
The Vibe: Melancholy.
The Topic: Toxic relationships. Harm. Liberation.
The Value: Love.
The Tension: I keep digging myself down deeper (I was spiraling further and further down into the darknessVS. Woulda followed (Something saved me from my own blindness).

Liar - Camila Cabello

The Experience: I said I won't get too close but I can't stop it... When change visits your love and that might just be a good thing...
The Vibe: Tension.
The Topic: Relationships. Commitment.
The Value: Love. Authenticity.
The Tension: I don't care, it's good as gone (I've made my choice and foregone happinessVS. But I can't stop it (But my feelings are trumping my "good" sense).

Die For Me - Post Malone ft. Future, Halsey

The Experience: Said you'd die for me... When love turns out to be a lie...
The Vibe: Accusatory. Bitter.
The Topic: Relationships.
The Value: Hope. Forgiveness.
The Tension: You lied to me (Him: you betrayed me) VS. You lied to me (Her: you betrayed me).

tear myself apart - Tate McRae

The Experience: My summer rose is cut and thrown away... Heartbreak is worse when you're left alone...
The Vibe: Sadness.
The Topic: Heartbreak
The Value: Love.
The Tension: You make it look so easy you turn around and leave me (He doesn't value her, didn't value herVS. I tear myself apart (But she valued him... and now his indifference wounds her more deeply than the break-up ever could).

Cold - James Blunt

The Experience: Without you... without you I'm just cold... When love isn't a luxury...
The Vibe: Yearning. Melancholic but not despairing.
The Topic: Relationships
The Value: Love.
The Tension: I built a little boat with a sail (I'm trying and straining and workingVS. And I'll hold out for the wind to blow me, take me home the whole way, in your direction(But I need the wind - the help I can't summon or control - to succeed).

Wanted - OneRepublic

The Experience: I just want to be wanted... When you can't find meaning by yourself...
The Vibe: Compassion. Loneliness.
The Topic: Meaning
The Value: Loved.
The Tension: I know I sound dramatic (I'm not sure I have a right to ask to be lovedVS. But that's just how it feels (But I need to be loved).

Shameless - Camila Cabello

The Experience: I just wanna give in and I don't care if I'm forgiven... When innocence seems so much harder than sin...
The Vibe: Desire. Lust. Tension.
The Topic: Temptation
The Value: Innocence.
The Tension: Right now I'm shameless (I'm done fighting my urgesVS. I don't care if I'm forgiven (Giving in might deny the need for forgiveness but can't erase it completely).

all the good girls go to hell - Billie Eilish

The Experience: There's nothing left to save now... When your personal despair turns to hatred of everyone and everything...
The Vibe: Bitterness. Rancor.
The Topic: Despair.
The Value: Neediness.
The Tension: Look at you needing me (We need help, need forgiveness and redemptionVS. My God is gonna owe me (But I feel lonely and abandoned so I'll make him pay).

Circles - Post Malone

The Experience: Seasons change... If love can fail, can it be reborn?
The Vibe: Sadness.
The Topic: Relationships.
The Value: Hope. Forgiveness.
The Tension: It's time to let go (I've failed and I don't deserve your love) VS. I'm waiting on you again (But I still hope for forgiveness).

Priest - Julia Michaels

The Experience: You broke my heart and now you want some redemption... but I'm not a priest so f-ck your confession... Not ready to forgive. Ever.
The Vibe: Dreamy... and bitter.
The Topic: Bitterness.
The Value: Forgiveness.
The Tension: Now you want some redemption (you say you're sorry) vs. It's obvious you ain't learned your lesson  (you don't deserve forgiveness).

Won't Be Late - Swae Lee ft. Drake

The Experience: You're giving me life... I need you.
The Vibe: Happy but still yearning.
The Topic: Love.
The Value: Commitment.
The Tension: Don't fight it (please say yes to me) vs. Won't be too late and saving my time for you and standing in line for you  (but I care about you enough to respect your decision and your pace).

The Good Ones - Gabby Barrett

The Experience: A love me like he should one... He doesn't just love me like I would like. He loves me like he actually should.
The Vibe: Content. Happy. Loved.
The Topic: Love.
The Value: Authentic love.
The Tension: Anybody can be good once (people can be good) vs. But he's good all the time (But we're supposed to be perfect).

Not 20 Anymore - Bebe Rexhha

The Experience: Why would we ever do somethin' instead of fallin' into the bed right now?... Sex.
The Vibe: Confidence.
The Topic: Coming of age.
The Value: Maturity.
The Tension: Agin' (Not young and "perfect" anymore.) vs. Like wine (Maturity is better than "perfection".)

Motivation - Normani

The Experience: Why would we ever do somethin' instead of fallin' into the bed right now?... Sex.
The Vibe: Empowerment.
The Topic: Sex.
The Value: Intimacy.
The Tension: No tension here. Motivation offers sex and gets sex. But is that satisfying enough to last you?

Heartless - Thomas Wesley ft. Morgan Wallen

The Experience: I know I'm gonna let you win again and when I do it's gonna hurt like hell... feeling used but unable to break fee.
The Vibe: Hurt.
The Topic: Unhealthy relationships.
The Value: Love.
The Tension: So heartless (She's using you not loving you) vs. You don't mean to that's what I tell myself (But you don't want to face the truth).

Identity Crisis - Emily Weisband

The Experience: Realizing I don't know who I am now... faking who you are until you don't know.
The Vibe: Nostalgia.
The Topic: Authenticity.
The Value: Identity.
The Tension: Driving myself mad to fit in that crowd (Pretending) vs. Waking up so empty with no way out (Wanting/needing to be authentic).

Naked - Emily Weisband

The Experience: Does she look better than me naked? I can control and fake everything except who I am underneath it all. Is that inner me lovable?
The Vibe: Sadness.
The Topic: Insecurity.
The Value: Self-worth.
The Tension: You loved and you were loved (love...we made it) vs. He left you for someone else and that leaves you feeling lacking (whatever was missing did you find it?).

Lover - Taylor Swift

The Experience: Can I go where you go? Love is only love if it's forever and everwhere.
The Vibe: Deep happiness.
The Topic: Love.
The Value: Commitment.
The Tension: You're my lover (We have happiness now) vs. Can we always be this close (Hope/fear: I want it to last forever).

contaminated - BANKS

The Experience: I don't wanna come to your party but I want the invitation... I'm torn between the darkness I can't tear myself away from and the light I desperately need.
The Vibe: Melancholy.
The Topic: Toxic relationships.
The Value: Loves.
The Tension: I wish I could change it (I care about you and us) vs. We're always gonna be contaminated (There is no way this relationship can heal from its toxic beginnings).

Pillowcase - Gabbie Hanna

The Experience: I don't wanna come to your party but I want the invitation... I'm torn between the darkness I can't tear myself away from and the light I desperately need.
The Vibe: A frantic heart-racing sense of danger.
The Topic: Depression.
The Value: Happiness.
The Tension: Really like the feel of being lonely (I keep to my personal prison) vs. But I'm desperate for attention (even though I'm crying out for help).

I Warned Myself - Charlie Puth

The Experience: I shoulda known....  Beaten down, betrayed, weak, and stupid... feeling like a failure.
The Vibe: A regret the oppressive heavy beat won't let you run away from.
The Topic: Temptation.
The Value: Fidelity.
The Tension: I warned myself that I shouldn't play with fire (I didn't - don't - want to take what I shouldn't) vs. But I can tell myself that I'll do it one more time (but I know just how weak I am).

Trampoline - SHAED

The Experience: Wait if I'm on fire how am I so deep in love? I just found love why does the dream have to end now?
The Vibe: Melancholy.
The Topic: Loss.
The Value: Love.
The Tension: When I dream of dying (losing everything) vs. I never feel so loved (right at the moment when I suddenly have something to lose).

All To Myself - Dan + Shay

The Experience: I want you all to myself... Feeling secure.
The Vibe: Desire.
The Topic: Sex.
The Value: Love.
The Tension: I want you all to myself (Offering intimacy) vs. Let our bodies do the talking (Wanting sex).

The Bones - Maren Morris

The Experience: We built this right, so nothing's ever gonna move it... Feeling secure.
The Vibe: Peace.
The Topic: Lasting relationships.
The Value: Security.
The Tension: Yeah, the paint could peel, the glass could shatter. Let it rain (Times can be hard) vs. You and I remain the same when there ain't a crack in the foundation (Our relationship is secure because we put in the work to build it right).

Fear Inoculum - Tool

The Experience: Purge me and evacuate the venom and the fear that binds me... The power you discover when you break free from the lies.
The Vibe: Power.
The Topic: Evil.
The Value: Freedom.
The Tension: The deceiver he says you belong to me... fear the light (Evil did tempt me and bind me) vs. Bless this immunity (I'm free now).

boyfriend - Ariana Grande and Social House

The Experience: So complicated... afraid to commit, but so frustrated by the uncertainty in our relationship.
The Vibe: Frustration.
The Topic: Fear of commitment.
The Value: Commitment.
The Tension: I don't wanna be too much (Afraid of the commitment that the defining the relationship entails) vs. But I don't wanna miss your touch and I don't want you to see nobody (I want a relationship with you).

Takeaway - The Chainsmokers, ILLENIUM ft. Lennon Stella

The Experience: I'll break your heart so you don't break mine... you push people away because you're convinced they can't love you.
The Vibe: Sadness. Fear.
The Topic: Fear of rejection.
The Value: Love.
The Tension: I'm gonna leave you (Ending the relationship because love is too risky) vs. Before love you and before I'm someone you leave behind (This is turning into love).

Someone You Loved - Lewis Capaldi

The Experience: Now the day bleeds into nightfall... when the people you love begin to die.
The Vibe: Sadness.
The Topic: Loss.
The Value: Love.
The Tension: It's never the same (Still in love with the wife I loved and lost) vs. I let my guard down and then you pulled the rug (But I'm hurt and angry and feel betrayed by your death).

Ready - Alessia Cara

The Experience: You're not ready for me... I dominate.
The Vibe: Lighthearted frustration.
The Topic: Relationships.
The Value: Maturity.
The Tension: I won't be waiting for you to come around (I'm not betting on you to grow up fast enough) vs. I'll be around (But I still dream you'd be mature enough to be the one.

Ran$om - Lil Tecca

The Experience: Take they -ass for ransom... I dominate.
The Vibe: Lazy confidence.
The Topic: Success.
The Value: Power.
The Tension: I know that I'm gone. No tension here, just total dominance. but is that confidence actually realistic?

Leave Me Alone - NF

The Experience: Leave me alone... I want peace... from my problems and from the people who want to help me.
The Vibe: Desperation.
The Topic: Anxiety.
The Value: Identity.
The Tension: I can fell them weighin' on me every day I should let them go and watch them float away (my problems are crushing me) VS. But I'm scared if I do, then I'll be more afraid (I'm afraid there will be nothing of me left if I let go).

Rescue - Lauren Daigle

The Experience: I hear your SOS your SOS... You aren't alone. Aren't abandoned.
The Vibe: Hope. Loved.
The Topic: God.
The Value: Hope.
The Tension: In the middle of the darkest night... broken you're innocence stolen (You are very lost and alone.) VS. I will send out an army to find you... I will rescue you (God cares, and he is coming to save you.).

I Fell In Love With The Devil - Avril Lavigne

The Experience: I fell in love with the devil. And now I'm in trouble. Someone send me an Angel... They failed and there's not much else to say.
The Vibe: Despair. Struggle.
The Topic: Relationships.
The Value: Salvation.
The Tension: I fell in love with the devil (I'm lost and trapped) VS. Take me to heaven (I still hurt for something so much better).

Goodbyes - Post Malone ft. Young Thug

The Experience: There's no way I could save you (save you) 'cause I need to be saved too. I'm no good at goodbyes... They failed and there's not much else to say.
The Vibe: Despair.
The Topic: Relationships.
The Value: Repentance.
The Tension: She needs something to change (I've failed) VS. I'm no good at goodbyes (I don't even know how to set her free from me).

Truth Hurts - Lizzo

The Experience: Why're men great 'til they gotta be great... Relationships are more trouble than the little they're worth.
The Vibe: Disgust.
The Topic: Relationships.
The Value: Independence.
The Tension: I got boy problems that's the human in me (I worry about relationships) VS. Then I solve 'em that's the goddess in me (I'm better off on my own).