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Weekend Playlist: Friends and Family, Near and Far

By Sophie Day in Arts & Entertainment on Nov 22, 2014 5:00PM

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Photo via Satya Murphy

Thanksgiving is coming. Despite the troublesome history of the holiday itself, Thanksgiving is still a holiday that many of us anticipate—either eagerly, or with a creeping sense of dread.

Over the next week or so you may be traveling, you may be cooking enough food to feed a small army, and many people will be forced to work. Through all of this chaos, Thanksgiving remains a day that we spend with the people in our lives that we love, whether they be family given (biological) or family chosen (friends).

Our playlist this week will help you to get in the mood, whether you love everyone in your family or you have that one relative who drives you nuts. Whether you will be spending Thanksgiving in your childhood home with as much extended family as you can squeeze around a table, or whether you're sharing a low-key meal with friends, these songs have been specially selected and curated to help get those warm and fuzzy feelings going.