Now that the holidays have come and gone, winter is no longer some pleasant preamble to two weeks of presents and parties, it’s just, uh… Winter. And if like many of us, you find yourself north of the U.S. border, the desolate and trying nature of the winter months can be felt doubly so (this doesn’t apply to the lucky temparate-weather-dwelling special few that call British Columbia home).
But at least we have music! Art heals, or so they say, right? Which is why we’ve thrown together a little eight-songer of a playlist to capture that unique feeling of dread and triumph that the Canadian winter months instill in everyone across this fine nation. Pop ’em on your Spotify and we’ll see you in spring (though whether that spring arrives in March or June is another question entirely).