Mixtape: June

June Mixtape · via Spotify

I know I featured Lana Del Rey in last month’s mixtape, but with her new album just out I couldn’t help but include her on this month’s one too. I loveee herrrrr. I want to beeee herrrrr. The whole album is pretty dreamy and I think Money Power Glory might be my favourite track. I’m surprised the neighbours haven’t yet complained about me singing (ahem, screeching) the GLORRRRYYYYYY part to myself several times a day for the past week.

The new First Aid Kit album came out recently too, and it’s well worth a listen if you like singer-songwriter/acoustic/folksy sort of music. I’ve also just discovered First Aid Kit have recorded a few songs on an album with Conor Oberst (of the teenage melancholy dream that is Bright Eyes) so I’m off to give that a listen as soon as I’ve finished writing this post – expect to see that in next month’s mixtape!

The rest are either old favourite or songs I’ve heard on the soundtracks of films/TV shows. Those two categories seem to by my main way of choosing what music to listen to these days!

Twin Atlantic · Heart and Soul
First Aid Kit · Silver Lining
Pretenders · Brass in Pocket
Lana Del Rey · Money Power Glory
Jimi Hendrix · All Along the Watchtower
Dios (Malos) · You Got Me All Wrong
Tears For Fears · Head Over Heels

Kat Edmonson · Lucky
Garbage · It’s All Over But the Crying
Adele · Someone Like You
Listen to “June” here.

What have you been listening to this month?

Gillian x


Freelance social media and digital marketing consultant with a penchant for writing blog posts, drinking sickly sweet cocktails and exploring the cobbled streets of Edinburgh.


  • Charlotte says:

    I'm loving Lana's new album too, so perfect. As per usual Twin Atlantic play a pretty massive part in my playlist but I'm also loving a bit of Darwin Deez & Bombay Bicycle Club too x

    Charlotte / coloursandcarousels

  • Sarah says:

    This is a really good idea, I think I might have to do the same!
    I've been listening a lot to the 1975 an Ed Sheeran's new album X is brilliant! Xx

  • I love Lana's new album. I really need to make a spotify…

  • Lana Del Rey is great! At the moment I'm listening to Paolo Nutini and Of Monsters and Men a lot!

  • This is a great playlist! How can you not love Lana??

  • I love love love love Twin Atlantic 🙂

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