Sometimes when you’re studying, it can be a bit hard to concentrate with lots of background noise or even with none at all. Sometimes a song is the only solution. If you’re like me, and you tend to be more focused while listening to music, then I have the perfect life of songs for you that aren’t too distracting or too subtle.

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  1. “Lovesong” by Adele
  2. “Running Away” by AM
  3. “Golden Fleece” by Amy Shark
  4. “Deleted” by Amy Shark
  5. “Don’t Go” by Benton Paul
  6. “Sandcastles” by Beyoncé
  7. “Dancing On My Own” by Calum Scott
  8. “The Scientist” by Coldplay
  9. “Fix You” by Coldplay
  10. Dean Lewis’ EP Same Kind of Different – All of his songs are just perfect, definitely worth discovering.
  11. “The A Team” by Ed Sheeran – “This,” “Lego House,” “Autumn Leaves,” and “Sunburn” all from the album ‘+’ are also amazing.
  12. “Afire Love” by Ed Sheeran – “Shirtsleeves,” “Even My Dad Does Sometimes,” and especially “One” and “Tenerife Sea” are incredible songs from my favourite album of his, ‘x.’
  13. “Hearts Don’t Break Around Here” by Ed Sheeran – “How Would You Feel” and “Save Myself” are others from his album Divide.
  14. “Hurricane Drunk” by Florence + The Machine
  15. “Fire Escape” by Foster the People
  16. “I Don’t Wanna Love Somebody Else” by A Great Big World
  17. “Want You Back” by HAIM
  18. “All the Bright Places” by Haley Jonay
  19. “Ghost” by Halsey – “Colors” is another great one from her album BADLANDS.
  20. “Sign of the Times” by Harry Styles
  21. “Need the Sun to Break” by James Bay – Some others by him that can be useful include “Let It Go,” “Scars,” and “Incomplete” from Chaos and the Calm.
  22. “If Only as a Ghost” by Jonas Alaska
  23. “Million Miles Away” by Keegan Allen
  24. “Jealous” by Labrinth
  25. “Big Picture” by London Grammar
  26. “The Night We Met” by Lord Huron
  27. “Liability” by Lorde
  28. “My Tears Are Becoming a Sea” by M83 – Their entire playlist is without words. “Wait,” “Outro,” and basically everything they’ve ever written are perfect for studying.
  29. “Greatest Prize” by Nat & Alex Wolff
  30. “Make Me (Cry)” by Noah Cyrus
  31. “Fireflies” by Owl City
  32. “My Heart With You” by The Rescues
  33. “Sad Beautiful Tragic” by Taylor Swift – This song is from her album Red and is a beautiful tune with no beat drops or surprises to keep you focused. Basically the whole album fits the same description, so I recommend adding them all to your playlist.
  34. “THE QUIET” by Troye Sivan – “TALK ME DOWN,” “HEAVEN,” “LOST BOY,” and “BLUE” from Blue Neighbourhood also work.
  35. “We All Die Trying to Get It Right” by Vance Joy – “Mess Is Mine,” “From Afar,” “Georgia,” “Red Eye,” and “Best That I Can” from Dream Your Life Away are fitting.
  36. “Cherry Wine” by Hozier
  37. “Grow” by Frances
  38. “All I Want” by Kodaline
  39. “Oblivion” by Indians
  40. “Without Words” by Ray LaMontagne
  41. “Nothing Arrived” by Villagers
  42. “Somebody Else” by The 1975
  43. “All of the Stars” by Ed Sheeran
  44. “Long Way Down” by Tom Odell
  45. “Not About Angels” by Birdy
  46. “Unsteady” by X Ambassadors
  47. “Sleep on the Floor” by The Lumineers
  48. “Not Alone” by Harry Gardner
  49. “Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Twenty-One Pilots
  50. “Hold On Forever” by Rob Thomas

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