Hit the school year running with this “alarm clock” playlist recommended by the Mochi staff.
1. “Good Morning, Baltimore” – Hairspray! Soundtrack
Gina Lin, Senior Marketing Representative
Get Up! Lyric:
Good morning, Baltimore!/Every day’s like an open door

2. “Party Foul” – Danger Radio
Gabrielle Yo, Director of Advertising
Get Up! Lyric:
Don’t you know that we are the ones/That keep this party going around until the morning?

3. “Bouncing Off The Walls” – Sugarcult
Maggie Hsu, Founder
Get Up! Lyric:
Waking up on the bathroom floor/Pull myself back together just to fall once more

4. “Candle (Sick and Tired)” – The White Tie Affair
Stephanie Lee, Senior Editor
Get Up! Lyric:
Somebody turn the lights on/Somebody tell me what’s wrong

5. “Love Love Love” – Tristan Prettyman,
Melissa Paa Redwood, Editorial Staff
Get Up! Lyric:
This life is a beautiful one/And though I seen it comin’ undone/Well I know most definitely/That it all works out the way it’s meant to be

6. “Fools like Me” – Lisa Loeb
Christine Wei, Deputy Editor
Get Up! Lyric:
I know where I’m going/I’m tripping; I’m sliding around/That’s ok/At least I’m excited

7. “New Shoes” – Paolo Nutini
Julie Leung, Entertainment Editor
Get Up! Lyric:
Hey, I put some new shoes on/And suddenly everything is right/I said, hey, I put some new shoes on and everybody’s smiling

8. “You and I Both” – Jason Mraz
Stephanie Wu, Editor-in-Chief
Get Up! Lyric:
Oh, until the dawn it brings/Another day to sing about the magic that was you and me

9. “Biomusicology” – Ted Leo & the Pharmacists
Sandra Sohn, Mochi Founder
Get Up! Lyric:
They may kill and we may be parted/But we will ne’er be broken hearted

10. “Time to Pretend” – MGMT
Amy Chou, Director of Advertising
Get Up! Lyric:
Yeah, it’s overwhelming, but what else can we do?/Get jobs in offices, and wake up for the morning commute.

11. “Creator” – Santogold
Destynee Powell, Beauty Director
Get Up! Lyric:
Tell me no, I say yes, I was chosen/And I will deliver the explosion

12. “Heartbeats” – The Knife
Linda Dong, Fashion Director
Get Up! Lyric:
And you/Kept us awake with wolves teeth/Sharing different heartbeats in one night

— compiled by Julie Leung

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