The 20 most-streamed tracks from all the 420 playlists:
Smoking weed and listening to music have always gone hand-in-hand, so Spotify recently decided to take an empirical look at the relationship.
Sadly, a lot of novelty tracks and obvious ones that reference marijuana in the title are in there – Afroman ‘Because I Got High’, Cypress Hill ‘Hits From The Bong’, that sort of thing – though there are a few less overt choices.
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Spotify notes that 75% of the 40,000-plus playlists on Spotify with a ‘420’ theme in their titles are created by males, with the service getting Willie Nelson and Method Man to curate two 420 playlists of their own for 4/20 back in April.
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Over 40,000 playlists have been created around a ‘420’ theme on the streaming service, which we can safely assume relate to weed, and these were analysed by frequency of track.
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Smoking weed and listening to music have always gone hand-in-hand, so Spotify recently decided to take an empirical look at the relationship. Over 40,000 playlists have been created around a ‘420’ theme on the streaming service, which we can safely assume relate to weed, and these were analysed by frequency of track.
This song, released in 1977, was featured on their classic Exodus Album.
It is a super chill, synthetic/trippy sounding tribute to cannabis. It even has a cool little electric guitar solo that’ll really add to your listening pleasure.
It takes you on a reflective journey within yourself and your relationships. It makes you really think about how things are, and what the future looks like.
It really gives you all the good vibes and inspiration to change the world and will leave you with a light, happy feeling inside.
Many people believed the ambiguous lyrics about purple haze were referencing psychedelic use, however Hendrix has hinted that it’s actually a love song.
This particular song was released in 2010 on the artist’s classic “Man On the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager”.
This is the most recently released song on the list, so if you’re looking for more current songs to listen to when high, this is a great one to start with.
The song is a collaboration between French Kiwi Juice (FKJ), who is a multi-instrumentalist from France, and Masego, an up-and-coming R&B artist.
This anthem was released in 1979 on the classic album “The Wall”.
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