At the end of each month, our nightly newsletter The Evening Commute purges its Spotify rolls like they’re full of ID-less voters in order to start the latest lunar cycle anew.

However, to honor those truly exemplary songs that helped us get through the month that was, we like to single out the dozen or so tracks making up the cream of that month’s crop…

 
So, with a nod to the stories they soundtracked and their choruses still stuck in the back of our minds, here are the top tracks from a February for the history books:

“Restart” – BNQT

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Snake Oil” – Typical Cats

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Do You Ever Glow?” – Green Buzzard

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Friend Zone” – Thundercat

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Winners” – Delicate Steve

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“On + Off” – Maggie Rogers

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“I Met A Jesus and He Was Every Rapper” – NAPPYNAPPA

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“After We Meet” – I Have A Tribe

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Dare To Be Loved” – La Stampa

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Rough Soul” – GoldLink + April George

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Big Picture” – London Grammar

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Swimming In Strange Waters” – The Wooden Sky

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 
 

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