A “Late Summer Days” playlist

Today is Labor Day, a holiday that commemorates workers’ movements and serves as a reference point for when it is fashionable to wear white clothing. The date is also considered the unofficial end of summer. This summer flew by. Aside from a couple of quick excursions I stayed local, having one of my most Pittsburgh summers ever. Ballgames, lots of trail time, and more local events in a season than I’d done in entire years in the city. I also got my CitiParks pool tag for the first time ever (although a planned pool-a-palooza will have to wait until next summer). This playlist features a selection of summer-centric songs, some of my earworms from this summer, and some songs that are just good for summer vibes. Here is the set as a YouTube playlist, and the tracklist is below:

1. The Fiery Furnaces, “Here Comes the Summer”

2. Yacht, “That Summer Song”

3. Sylvan Esso, “Ferris Wheel”

4. Ratatat, “Sunblocks”

5. Pinback, “Loro”

6. Neon Indian, “Should Have Taken Acid With You”

7. Animal Collective, “Summertime Clothes”

8. Nine, “Hit Em Like Dis”

9. Booker T. & The M.G.’s, “Time is Tight”

10. Matt Pond PA, “Summer is Coming”

11. Orville Peck, “Summertime”

12. The Flaming Lips, “It’s Summertime”

13. American Football, “The Summer Ends”

14. Agnes Obel, “September Song”

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