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Non-Traditional Easter Songs Playlist

Chris Martin sings leading Coldplay
Chris Martin sings leading ColdplayPhoto by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

Christmas music is easy to tailor to your taste, because it is so abundant. However, Easter can be a little difficult to make just the right playlist for that is both enjoyable and reverent in a way that allow you to reflect. This list of indie and popular rock songs will get you started in the right direction. You can also listen to is a playlist on Spotify here.
Do you have any other songs, albums, or playlist that you are listening to around Easter or Spring time? Share them in the comments.

Miracle by Temper Trap
Miracle by Temper Trap Album: Miracle

Miracle by Temper Trap

Key Lyrics:
A little seed will grow into a tree
Leaving us in wonder as it sleeps
Who on Earth can fathom, who on Earth can know?
You are but a thought in your maker's eyes
And I may not always believe
But you're nothing short of a miracle

 

My Soul Went by Filial
My Soul Went by Filial Album: Filial EP

My Soul Went by Filial

Key Lyric:
In this my soul went, in this I sold me out
All on the line
And this I'm fighting, the odds that pull me out
And I fall down to none

 

Magic by Coldplay
Magic by Coldplay Album: Magic Single

Magic by Coldplay

Key Lyric:
Call it magic
Cut me into two
And with all your magic
I disappear from view
And I can't get over
Can't get over you
Still I call it magic
It's such a precious jewel

Ocean of Noise by Arcade Fire
Ocean of Noise by Arcade Fire Album: Neon Bible

Ocean of Noise by Arcade Fire

Key Lyric:
In an ocean of noise
I first heard your voice
Now who hear among us
Still believes in choice?
Not I!
No way of knowing
What any man will do
An ocean of violence
Between me and you

Jesus Christ by Brand New
Jesus Christ by Brand New Album: The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

Jesus Christ by Brand New

Key Lyric:
Well, Jesus Christ, I'm alone again
So what did you do those three days you were dead?
'cause this problem's gonna last more than the weekend.

Well, Jesus Christ, I'm not scared to die,
I'm a little bit scared of what comes after
Do I get the gold chariot?
Do I float through the ceiling?
Do I divide and fall apart?
'cause my bright is too slight to hold back all my dark
And the ship went down in sight of land
And at the gates, does Thomas ask to see my hands?

 

How to Disappear Completely by Radiohead
How to Disappear Completely by Radiohead Album: Kid A

How to Disappear Completely by Radiohead

Key Lyric:
That there, that's not me
I go where I please
I walk through walls
I float down the Liffey
I'm not here
This isn't happening
I'm not here, I'm not here
In a little while
I'll be gone
The moment's already passed
Yeah, it's gone

 

Come All You Weary by Thrice
Come All You Weary by Thrice Album: The Alchemy Index

Come All You Weary by Thrice

Key Lyric:
Come all you weary with your heavy loads
Lay down your burdens find rest for your souls
Cause my yoke is easy and my burden is kind
I’ll take yours upon me and you can take mine
Come all you weary move through the earth
You've been spurned at fine restaurants and kicked out of church
Got a couple of loaves sit down at my feet
Lend me your ears and we'll break bread and eat

Sun, Arise! by Phosphorescent
Sun, Arise! by Phosphorescent Album: Muchacho

Sun, Arise! by Phosphorescent

Key Lyric:
Sun a-rising. Ease. Easy oh.
Dark as I been. Ease. Easy oh.
Be easy oh.
Dark as I been. Ease. Easy oh.
Sun’s a-rising. Easy. Easy oh.
Be easy oh. Be easy oh. Be.

MLK by U2
MLK by U2 Album: The Unforgettable Fire

MLK by U2

Key Lyric:
Sleep, sleep tonight.
And may your dreams
Be realized
If the thunder cloud
Passes rain.
So let it rain, rain down him.
So let it be.
If the thundercloud passes rain,
so let it rain.
Let it rain, rain on him

Amazing Grace by Sufjan Stevens
Amazing Grace by Sufjan Stevens Album: Songs for Christmas

Amazing Grace by Sufjan Stevens

A classic hymn played on a banjo in a raw and engaging performance.
Key Lyric:
Amazing grace how sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me
I once was lost but now I'm found
Was blind but now I see

'Twas grace that taught my heart to fear
And grace my fears relieved
How precious did that grace appear
The hour I first believed