Don’t get the doldrums of winter get you down. When it gets this cold, curling up under a blanket with a good book and some coffee or hot chocolate is a perfect cure. Or, since life is hectic, staying warm and comfortable while doing homework could be a form of sanctuary from the cold.

Enjoy this cozy winter playlist to beat your winter blues and be cozy, comfortable and content indoors where the winter wind can’t slap you in the face.

Artist Highlights:
“White Winter Hymnal” by Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes is a Grammy-nominated American indie folk band that was formed in Seattle, Washington. They have a laid back but energetic sound. A unique quality that has gained them critical praise is their use of beautiful vocal harmonies throughout their songs.

“Snow” by Axel Flovent – Axel Flovent is an indie folk artist from North Iceland. His music has a calm tone with simplicity in its chords and construction.

“Chandelier” by Kina Grannis – Kina Grannis is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter. She won the Doritos Crash the Super Bowl contest and got a recording contract and a spotlight in a commercial for the 2008 Super Bowl, as a result. She covers many pop songs and turns them into an indie style with her own flair.

“The Girl” by City and Colour – City and Colour is the alias for Canadian artist Dallas Green, who was the singer and songwriter for the former band Alexisonfire for 12 years. He creates an acoustic set of chill and catchy folk music with his gentle crooning voice.