There's no doubt that playlists are essential in soundtracking our everyday lives.
Albums are great, but playlists just adds that much-needed curatorial essence that make the experience sparkle. Or maybe it gratifies our need for control and respite in our otherwise chaotic lives. ¯_(ツ)_/¯
Whatever it means, the right playlist hits the sweet spot every single time. On our Instagram, we regularly reach out to you, our cultured followers, to find out which songs best define a certain mood — especially the moods that permeated the year, from a (seemingly never-ending) K-Fever to a Calm Down, which we all sorely needed after what we were put through in 2018.
Here are the resulting Mood Playlists we've gathered from your comments, and we want you to vote on which one reigns supreme!
Roy Woods – 'Snow White'
Jhene Aiko – 'Sativa (ft. Rae Sremmurd)'
Amy Shark – 'I Said Hi'
Khalid – 'Better'
Tame Impala – 'The Less I Know The Better'
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa – 'One Kiss'
Whitney Houston - 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody'
Drake - 'In My Feelings'
Hayley Kiyoko - 'Curious'
Migos - 'Walk It Talk It (ft. Drake)'
Missy Elliott - 'Work It'
Blackpink - 'Boombayah'
Nadine Lustre - 'St4y Up'
BIGBANG - 'Bang Bang Bang'
Ariana Grande - 'Side to Side (ft. Nicki Minaj)'
Muse - 'Knights of Cydonia'
2NE1 - 'I Am The Best'
Queen - 'Don't Stop Me Now'
Troyboi - 'O.G.'
BTS – 'Mic Drop (Steve Aoki remix)'
Simple Plan - 'Welcome to My Life'
Green Day - '21 Guns'
Limp Bizkit - 'Hot Dog'
Lily Allen - 'F**k You'
Paramore - 'Last Hope'
P!nk - 'Get The Party Started'
5 Seconds Of Summer - 'Youngblood'
The Chainsmokers - 'Don't Let Me Down'
Dua Lipa – 'IDGAF'
Monsta X - 'Jealousy'
Agnes Monica - 'Things Will Get Better'
Radiohead - 'Daydreaming'
American Foootball - 'Never Meant'
One Direction - 'Fireproof'
Twice - 'Cheer Up'
B.A.P - 'Rain Sounds'
Lauv - 'Paris In The Rain'
Tom Misch - 'Movie'
Norah Jones - 'Don't Know Why'
Cigarettes After Sex - 'Crush'
IU - 'Bbibbi'
GFRIEND - 'Time For The Moon Night'
BIGBANG - 'Tonight'
EXO - 'Tempo'
Seventeen - 'Clap'
Remember to vote for your favourite above! Keep telling us your favourite songs, and look out for Goodbye 2018 — where we will be airing some of these playlists.
Goodbye 2018 premieres Saturday, December 29 at 7.20am (WIB) / 8.20am (SG) / 9.20am (MY), only on MTV Asia.