20 Songs to Get You Through the Workweek

Even though Mondays are the Lord Voldemort of weekdays, they are immeasurably improved with the help of a motivational, uplifting, and semi-defiant playlist. Whether you're just settling in at the office, or on your way out, these 20 songs have a way of soothing poignant postweekend blues. Disclaimer: while this playlist may increase productivity, some songs are NSFW — so have headphones on hand.

  1. "Goodbye Weekend," Mac DeMarco
  2. "Blue Monday," New Order
  3. "Summer Holiday," Wild Nothing
  4. "Sweet Life," Frank Ocean
  5. "Down on My Luck," Vic Mensa
  6. "When Am I Going to Make a Living," Sade
  7. "FourFiveSeconds," Rihanna, Paul McCartney, and Kanye West
  8. "Under the Pressure," The War on Drugs
  9. "Thunder Road," Bruce Springsteen
  10. "Daydream," Beach Fossils
  11. "Roman Holiday," Halsey
  12. "I Feel It All," Feist
  13. "Pageant Material," Kacey Musgraves
  14. "I Follow Rivers," Lykke Li
  15. "Elastic Heart," Sia
  16. "Fire Starter," Demi Lovato
  17. "***Flawless," Beyoncé
  18. "On the Regular," Shamir
  19. "B*tch Better Have My Money," Rihanna
  20. "Hold On, We're Going Home," Drake

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