Put me in coach, I’m the next man up. Yes, this week’s playlist is boys of fall and it’s the perfect time for this autumnal-inspired, football-themed collection. I’ve wanted to make this for a long time, and I finally got round to it – just in time for the season to start. (In case you didn’t know, we’re big NFL fans in my house.)
Hold on tight, because we’ve got some absolute crackers for you. And some highlights, too.
The Boys Of Fall is an obvious highlight. It gave this playlist a name, and it gives me an emotional crisis around this time every year when I listen to it on repeat for several hours and sob. There’s just something about the intensity of this song that hits me hard. I don’t know if it’s the standing in the huddle or the you mess with one man, you got us all – but this song gives me chills every single time.
The Long Way is my second highlight – because as I’ve explained before, far be it from me to not include Brett Eldredge on a playlist. And if he’s on the playlist, of course, he’s a highlight. This is one of the few non-football themed songs on here! It has a gorgeous autumnal sound and you can just imagine the story taking place as the leaves change colour.
Five More Minutes is my third highlight. I wept when I first heard this song – the final story about saying goodbye to Grandpa cut deeper than I expected. But this one is a beautiful collection of relatable stories – who hasn’t asked for just five more minutes before?
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So, that’s the boys of fall! Which team are you backing this season? What songs should I have included? What are your highlights?! Let me know – I always love sharing this music with you and hearing your thoughts! Don’t forget, you can find me on all your favourite social media platforms and you can suggest your own playlist themes here.