September 4, 2014 / 4:21 pm

15 songs to listen to in September

September is a transition month, transitioning from summer to school; from sweating to shivering; from lazy mornings to the library, yeah September kind of sucks. But September also has football and tailgates and the start of programming on WIUX! Here are 15 songs to make the transition a little easier, with some new, some old songs. Suscribe to the playlist on Spotify so it’s always handy no matter where the month takes you.

Livepool born and raised, Dan Croll takes pop to new levels on “Compliment Your Soul

Vance Joy slows it down with the catchy “Mess Is Mine” off of their just released album

Hold On” shows off The Kooks’ groovy new sound on their latest album

You really can’t get away without listening to “Gotta Get Away” from The Black Keys’ newest album, Turn Blue

Royal Blood’sLittle Monster” is that perfect rock song to pump you up during a run

Wara from NHBD shows off a multilayered track that is as unique as it’s good with “Get In”

A little dreamy and very melancholy,The Echo-Friendly’s “Same Mistakes” names everyone’s little anxieties

The Game, Rick Ross, Fabolous, Diddy, 2 Chainz, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beatz,Yo Gotti, Curren$y, Problem, King Pharaoh and TGT team up on this track about Ferguson and Mike Brown, creating a meaningful and really awesome song, simply named “Don’t Shoot

The Cold War Kids are back with “All This Could Be Yours,” possibly teasing us with some new music on the way

All I’m waiting for the the release of the new Kanye West album, so here’s “White Dress” to soothe me as I anxiously wait

One of my favorite artists since Abercrombie was cool, Andrew McMahon’s newest musical endeavor, named Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness shines with a sweet song written for his newborn daughter, called “Cecilia and the Satellite

Jason Isbell’s voice seems almost synonymous with the last summer sun fading away and “Cover Me Up” is the perfect late September song

Everything about “Cigarette Daydreams” proves why Cage The Elephant has been ruling the summer festival circuit

Spoon’s latest album is truly just fun to listen to and “Inside Out” reveals that musical heights that the band reached on They Want My Soul

Jack Antonoff and Lena Dunham are the power couple of the year and after the release of Antonoff’s debut album under the name Bleachers, it’s obvious that they won’t be leaving the throne anytime soon. “Who I Want You To Love” underlines what makes Strange Desire one of the more memorable albums of 2014.