A collaboration amongst the Tribe Editorial Team. Introduction and images by Rachel Abreu, our Music section Editor. 

While you’re all busy preparing for Freshers, creating a soundtrack for the occasion is probably the last thing on your schedule. Fret not, for The Tribe’s editorial team has gathered to give you some tunes for every Freshers situation, be it a late night out, or a late morning in. By answering a series of tailored-for-freshers questions, the Tribe’s editorial team has not one, not two, but eight playlists for you, no matter your plans for Freshers.

First things first, let’s meet the editorial team:

Samantha Evans (Editor in Chief)
Stephanie Irwin (Deputy Editor)
Nicola Simonetti (Culture Editor)
Alexandra Rego & Fidan Gasimova (Film Editors)
Struan Erlenborn & David Trimble (Theatre Editors)
Lucy Jackson (Books Editor)
Rachel Abreu (Music Editor)
Daniel Granville (TV Editor)
Natasha Franks (Events Editor)
Shanda Kopp (On the Road Editor)
Antonia Zimmermann (Perspectives Editor)
Lilia Fetini (Lifestyle Editor)
Isaree Thatchaichawalit (Food Editor)
Alexandra Julienne (Creative Writing Editor)
Vikki Walsh (Creative Writing Co-Editor)
Jo Boon (Love, Sex, and Relationships Editor)
Cat Fomina (Fashion Editor)
True Debolt (Business Manager)
Yin Noe (Webmaster)

Now without further ado, let’s get playlist-ing!

1

Sammy: 500 Miles –The Proclaimers
Stephanie: Aeroplane –Sam Gellaitry
Nicola: Lean On –Major Lazer, DJ Snake
Alexandra R.: Edge of the Ocean –Ivy
Fidan: Paradise –Coldplay
Struan: Tamale –Tyler, the Creator
David: Movin On Up –Primal Scream
Lucy: Walking On Sushine –Katrina and the Waves
Rachel: Century –The Mary Onettes
Daniel: Holiday –Dizzee Rascal
Natasha: My Way –Frank Sinatra
Shanda: Sun Is Shining – Axwell ^ Ingrosso
Antonia: I Spy –Mikhael Paskalev
Lilia: Follow –Crystal Fighters
Isaree: Rather Be –Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne
Alexandra J.: Lemonade –CocoRosie
Vikki: Brand New Day –Kodaline
Jo: Summertime In The City –Scouting For Girls
Cat: Off to the Races –Lana Del Rey
True: Cruise –Florida Georgia Line
Yin: Fashion Killa –A$AP Rocky (Blackbird Blackbird Remix)

Click here to listen to the Summer Feels playlist.
2

Sammy: Man! I Feel Like a Woman –Shania Twain
Stephanie: Lane Switch –Lil Simz
Nicola: Blank Space –Taylor Swift
Alexandra R.: What Kind of Man –Florence + The Machine
Fidan: Are You Still Waiting –Hee Young
Struan: War –Edwin Starr
David: Scream (Funk My Life Up) –Paolo Nutini
Lucy: The Only Exception –Paramore
Rachel: C O O L –Le Youth
Daniel: The entire Destiny’s Child discography!
Natasha: Girl, You’ll Be a Woman Soon –Urge Overkill

Shanda: How to be a Heartbreaker –Marina and the Diamonds
Antonia: Your Wish –Talisco
Lilia: All Day –Kanye West
Isaree: Queen Of Disaster –Lana Del Rey
Alexandra J.: Just Dance –Lady Gaga
Vikki: How to Be A Heartbreaker –Marina and the Diamonds
Jo: Shut Up And Dance –Walk The Moon
Cat: Feeling Myself –Nicki Minaj, Beyonce
True: The Night is Still Young –Nicki Minaj
Yin: Promesses –Tchami feat. Kaleem Taylor

Click here to listen to the Pregame playlist.
3

Sammy: Wiggle –Jason Derulo
Stephanie: Gas Pedal –Flamingosis
Nicola: Bang Bang – Jessie J, Nicki Minaj, Ariane Grande
Alexandra R.: There is a Light That Never Goes Out –The Smiths
Fidan: Judy in Disguise –John Fred and his Playboy Band
Struan: Cologne –Clean Bandit feat. Nicole Marshall & Javeon
David: Some Kind of Heaven –Hurts
Lucy: Happy –Pharell Williams
Rachel: LRAD –Knife Party

Daniel: Get Right -JLo
Natasha: Hips Don’t Lie –Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean
Shanda: La Gozadera –Gente de Zona
Antonia: Clap Your Hands –Whilk & Misky
Lilia: I Follow Rivers –Lykke Li
Isaree: 3005 –Childish Gambino
Alexandra J.: Gloria –Laura Branigan
Vikki: Anything Could Happen –Ellie Goulding
Jo: Worth It –Fifth Harmony & Kid Ink
Cat: Gold Digger –Kanye West
True: Watch Me –Silento
Yin: The Feeling –DJ Fresh ft. RaVaughn

Click here to listen to the Get Moving playlist.

4

Sammy: Sunrise –Norah Jones
Stephanie: Something –CYN
Nicola: Rhiannon –Fleetwood Mac
Alexandra R.: Never Got Off the Ground –Alison Krauss
Fidan: Lithium –Nirvana
Struan: Los Angeles –Peter Bradley Adams
David: Poison & Wine –The Civil Wars
Lucy: Tiny Dancer –Elton John
Rachel: Sexual Healing (Cover) –Ben Harper
Daniel: High by the Beach –Lana Del Rey
Natasha: New York City –Among Savages
Shanda: Hero –Family of the Year

Antonia: Over My Head –Asaf Avidan
Lilia: Summer Wind –Frank Sinatra
Isaree: No. 1 Party Anthem –Arctic Monkeys
Alexandra J.: New York I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down –LCD Soundsystem
Vikki: I’m A Mess –Ed Sheeran
Jo: Hypnotize Me –Taylor Berrett
Cat: Shine –Years & Years
True: February Seven –The Avett Brothers
Yin: Make Me Feel Better –Alex Adair (Don Ciablo & CID Remix)

Click here to listen to the Lazy Morning playlist.5

Sammy: Sadie Hawkins Dance –Relient K
Stephanie: We Get By –Jojo
Nicola: Uptown Girl –Westlife
Alexandra R.: Weightless Again –The Handsome Family
Fidan: Black or White –Michael Jackson
Struan: Danger: Wildman –The Devil Wears Prada
David: The Suburbs –Arcade Fire
Lucy: Eleanor Rigby –The Beatles
Rachel: Young Folks –Peter Bjorn & John
Daniel: What’s Luv –Fat Joe feat. Ashanti
Natasha: Nobody’s Perfect –Hannah Montana

Shanda: Riverside (Sheila Hill Remix) –Agnes Obel
Antonia: The Winner Takes it All –ABBA
Lilia: Can’t Stop –Red Hot Chili Peppers
Isaree: My Humps –The Black Eyed Peas
Alexandra J.: Cool –Gwen Stefani
Vikki: Let’s Have a Kiki –Scissor Sisters
Jo: Sk8er Boi –Avril Lavigne
Cat: Trumpets –Jason Derulo
True: What’s My Age Again? –Blink 182
Yin: Enter Sandman -Metallica

Click here to listen to the #THROWBACK playlist.

6

Sammy: Oh What a Night –Jersey Boys
Stephanie: Where Are U Now –Jack U feat. Justin Bieber
Nicola: Home –Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Alexandra R.: Friday I’m in Love –The Cure
Fidan: Back in Black –ACDC
Struan: Chandelier –Sia
David: Mr Brightside –The Killers
Lucy: Bohemian Rhapsody –Queen
Rachel: I Wanna Dance With Somebody –Whitney Houston
Daniel: Billie Jean –Michael Jackson

Natasha: If I Can Dream –Elvis Presley
Shanda: Wannabe –Spice Girls
Antonia: I Gotta Go My Own Way –HSM 2
Lilia: Free Bird –Lynyrd Skynyrd
Isaree: Don’t Stop Me Now –Queen
Alexandra J.: Like a Prayer –Madonna
Vikki: Royals –Lorde
Jo: Blank Space –Taylor Swift
Cat: Dancing Queen –ABBA
True: Party in the USA –Miley Cyrus
Yin: Livin’ on a Prayer –Bon Jovi

Click here to listen to the Karaoke Jams playlist.

7

Sammy: California –Phantom Planet
Stephanie: Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe –Kendrick Lamar
Nicola: Hero –Family of the Year
Alexandra R.: Dreams –Fleetwood Mac
Fidan: Desert Rose –Sting
Struan: Stop This Train –John Mayer
David: Belfast Child –Simple Minds
Lucy: Put Your Records On –Corinne Bailey Rae
Rachel: Love Like a Sunset Part II –Phoenix
Daniel: Jenny From the Block -JLo
Natasha: Space Oddity –David Bowie

Shanda: Legs Away –Mother Mother
Antonia: Still Young –The Cat Empire
Lilia: Limbo Jazz –Duke Ellington
Isaree: Flightless Bird, American Mouth –Iron & Wine
Alexandra J.: Driving East, and Through Her –Case Studies
Vikki: The Call –Regina Spektor
Jo: Lets Dance –David Bowie
Cat: Wildest Dreams –Taylor Swift
True: Black and Yellow –Wiz Khalifa
Yin: Majula Singapura –Singapore National Anthem

Click here to listen to the Homesick playlist.8

Sammy: Post to Be –Omarion
Stephanie: Soulection Freestyle (Beats by Mr. Carmack) –Jaden Smith
Nicola: Invincible –Kelly Clarkson
Alexandra R.: If I Could Change Your Mind –HAIM
Fidan: Shine –Years & Years
Struan: LSD –A$AP Rocky
David: Painted –MS MR
Rachel: Mountain at My Gates –Foals
Daniel: Prisoner –The Weeknd feat. Lana Del Rey
Natasha: Growing Up –Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ed Sheeran

Shanda: Renegades –X Ambassadors
Antonia: No No No –Beirut
Lilia: Coming Home –Leon Bridges
Isaree: Can’t Feel My Face –The Weeknd
Alexandra J.: Omen –Disclosure feat. Sam Smith
Vikki: High By the Beach –Lana Del Rey
Jo: Castle –Badlands
Cat: Jet Pack Blues –Fall Out Boy
True: Can’t Feel My Face –The Weeknd
Yin: Can’t Feel My Face –The Weeknd

Click here to listen to the F R E S H playlist.

Like what you hear? Then check out our other playlists on 8tracks.com/thetribemusic!