At the end of each month, our daily newsletter The Morning 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 harvest’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 an April for the history books:

“Cool Your Heart” – Dirty Projectors, feat. Dawn Richard

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“We Both Have Nothing To Fear” – Skyway Man

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Roll Call” – GoldLink, feat. Mya

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Loneliness Is Power” – Sallie Ford

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Hate That You Know Me” – Bleachers

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

  • “THE DAILY DONALD: Spending bills, trumpeting webpages, and access to a Coke”

 

“The Hustle” – Lambchop

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Land Of The Free” – Joey Bada$$

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Long Time” – Blondie

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Truth Is A Beautiful Thing” – London Grammar

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Do I Have To Talk You Into It?” – Spoon

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Remote” – Leoniden

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“HUMBLE.” – Kendrick Lamar

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Doom Generation” – Surf Curse

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 
 

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