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 a June for the history books:

“Oh Devil” – Electric Guest

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Only You” – Yoke Lore

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Rain Come Down” – Vince Staples

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Plastic Soul” – Mondo Cozmo

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Alhakou” – Songhoy Blues

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Sorority Noise” – No Halo

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“May I Have This Dance?” – Francis and the Lights, feat. Chance the Rapper

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Trees On Fire” – DJDS, feat. Amber Mark and Marco Mckinnis

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“Missing Wires” – Soulwax

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“How Did I Find Myself Here?” – The Dream Syndicate

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 

“The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness” – The National

The perfect soundtrack for reading:

 
 

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