My Writing Playlist

As any writer knows, the muse is a tricky thing to pin down at the right time.  As I’ve developed as a writer over the past few years, I’ve learned that music is an easy way to get my creative juices flowing.

Here is a list of my favorite songs to listen to while writing.


A Lesson from Mr. Gray-The Paper Kites

American Beauty-Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors

Barcelona-George Ezra

Bloodstream-Ed Sheeran

Budapest-George Ezra

Cecelia And The Satellite-Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness

Clairvoyant-The Story So Far

Dark Paradise-Lana Del Rey

Drag-Day Wave

Farewell, December-Matt Nathanson

For Those Below-Mumford & Sons


Give Me Love-Ed Sheeran

Hero-Family of the Year

Hide and Seek-Imogen Heap

Hold Back The River-James Bay

Homecoming Heroes– The Head and the Heart

How Can You Swallow So Much Sleep-Bombay Bicycle Club

I See Fire-Ed Sheeran

In Reverie-The Paper Kites

Last Days of Summer in San Francisco-Matt Nathanson

Medicine-The 1975

Meet Virginia-Train

Out of the Woods-Ryan Adams

Prayer in C – Robin Schulz Radio Edit-Lilly Wood and The Prick

Renegades-X Ambassadors

Shake-The Head and the Heart

She Wants-Sunset Sons

Shirtsleeves-Ed Sheeran

Stars-Grace Potter & The Nocturnals

Tapestry-Carole King

Wasting Water-Conor Zwetsch

White Blank Page-Mumford & Sons

Wicked Game – Live at Killkenny Arts Festival, Ireland/2011-James Vincent McMorrow

Winter Winds-Mumford & Sons

I hope that you enjoy these songs!

XO, Annie

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