For the last month, two of your Unheard Gems team members have been participating in the 30-day song challenge. Zoe Schmitt and Hannah Schneider are going to give you their take on this challenge.
Here is our 30-day list along with a playlist we have compiled:
Day 1: A song you like with a color in the title
Hannah: “Gold” by IYVES - I am going to kick this off with a super-strong female vocalist.
Zoe: “White Noise” by Ella Vos
Day 2: A song you like with a number on the title
Hannah: “2/14” by The Band CAMINO
Zoe: “Pushing 21” by Liv Dawson
Day 3: A song that reminds you of summertime
Hannah: “Copenhagen” by SHEARE - I don’t know why but I had this playing all summer and I love Brandon’s music. He has such incredible storytelling.
Zoe: “Kings of Summer” by ayokay, Quinn XCII
Day 4: A song that reminds you of someone you´d rather forget
Hannah: “Drag You Down” by Joe Dolman
Zoe: “Last Cigarette” by Kennedi
Day 5: A song that needs to be played loud
Hannah: “Sabotage” by Moby Rich. The first time I heard this song was at a small venue in San Fransisco when the duo opened for SHAED. That is the way it should always be heard.
Zoe: “Bright Blue Skies” by Mitch James
Day 6: A song that makes you want to dance
Hannah: “Hallelujah” by Oh Wonder.
Zoe: “Dancing on Glass” by St. Lucia
Day 7: A song to drive to
Hannah: “Hey” by Willa. Anytime I need a mood boost I play this in my car.
Zoe: “Whole Heart” by Gryffin, Bipolar Sunshine
Day 8: A song about drugs or alcohol
Hannah: “Wonderdrug” by Allday. Listen to Allday, that is all I have to say.
Zoe: “Problems” by A R I Z O N A
Day 9: A song that makes you happy
Hannah: “Adolescent” by Lostboycrow.
Zoe: “Sing to You” by John Splithoff
Day 10: A song that makes you sad
Hannah: “Bluebird” by Luca Fogale
Zoe: “Call Your Girlfriend” by Clara Mae
Day 11: A song you never get tired of
Hannah: “Peer Pressure” by James Bay and Julia Michaels
Zoe: “Don’t You Cry For Me” by Cobi
Day 12: A song from your preteen years
Hannah: “Fun” by Troye Sivan. Without this EP I don’t think my music taste would be what it is today.
Zoe: “Somebody Loves You” by Betty Who
Day 13: A song you like from the 70s
Hannah: “Landslide” (covered) by Dagny
Zoe: “Take It to the Limit” by The Eagles
Day 14: A song you’d love to be played at your wedding
Hannah: “You’re In Love” by Betty Who
Zoe: “Somewhere Only We Know” by Lily Allen
Day 15: A song you like that’s a cover by another artist
Hannah: “Always Be My Baby” by Mathew V. VOCALS!
Zoe: “Somebody Else” by Vérité
Day 16: A song that’s a classic favorite
Hannah: “Electric Feel” by MGMT
Zoe: “Sunset Lover” by Petit Biscuit
Day 17: A song you’d sing a duet with someone on karaoke
Hannah: “Trampoline(with ZAYN)” by SHAED, Zayn
Zoe: “Trampoline(with ZAYN)” by SHAED, Zayn
We started singing
Day 18: A song from the year you were born
Hannah: “I’m Like A Bird” by Nelly Furtado
Zoe: “It Wasn’t Me” by Shaggy, Rick Rok
Day 19: A song that makes you think about life
Hannah: “Haunted” by Saint Claire
Zoe: “Let It Out” by Frances
Day 20: A song that has many meanings to you
Hannah: “Cliche” by Carter James
Zoe: “Please” by Noah Kahan
Day 21: A song you like with a person’s name on the title
Hannah: “Anna Sun” by WALK THE MOON
Zoe: “Anna Sun” by WALK THE MOON
I think it is fair to say this song left quite the impression.
Day 22: A song that moves you forward
Hannah: “Moonlight” by Lostboycrow
Zoe: “I Feel Good About This” by The Mowgli’s
Day 23: A song you think everybody should listen to
Hannah: “21st Century Love” by GRAACE
Zoe: “Rewind” by Wingtip, Sophie Strauss
Day 25: A song you like by an artist no longer living
Hannah: “Jocelyn Flores” - XXXTENTACION
Zoe: “Without You” by Avicii and Sando Cavazza
Day 26: A song that makes you want to fall in love
Hannah: “Cologne” by HAUX. I played this once and the emotions I had with it changed. I love this song.
Zoe: “Dear, Home” by EXES
Day 27: A song that breaks your heart
Hannah: “I’ll Never Let Go” by Jeffrey Amor
Zoe: “The Black and White” by The Band CAMINO
Day 28: A song by an artist whose voice you love
Hannah: “Lady” by Blake Rose….Any song by Blake Rose
Zoe: “Mean It” by Gracie Abrams
Day 29: A song you remember from your childhood
Hannah: “Dancing Queen” by Abba - I will never forget dancing to this song every night for a week with my cousins and my sister as our families watched us spin in circles. We felt like superstars.
Zoe: “Who Says You Can’t Go Home” by Bon Jovi
Day 30: A song that reminds you of yourself
Hannah: “Two Minutes” by Rozzi. Thank you for telling me I could do anything. Eventually, I will figure everything out
Zoe: “Favorite Part of Me” by Astrid S