Like I’ve mentioned before, music is always heavily involved in my writing process and in my life in general. This is the list of tunes that inspired me when writing Surviving through the Night. And if Arie had a soundtrack for this period of her life, this is what it would be:

Always by Saliva
Awake and Alive by Skillet
Born for This by Paramore
Breathe (2 AM) by Anna Nalick
Brick By Boring Brick by Paramore
Bruises (feat. Ashley Monroe) by Train
Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol
Collide (acoustic version) by Howie Day
Comatose by Skillet
Dark Horses by Switchfoot
Dead Inside by Skillet
Dear Agony by Breaking Benjamin
Decode by Paramore
Down by Jason Walker
Fix You by Coldplay
Going Under by Evanescence
Hello by Evanescence
Hero by Skillet
How to Save a Life by The Fray
I’m in Here by Sia
Kingdom Come by The Civil Wars
Let the Flames Begin by Paramore
Lights by Ellie Goulding
Lightweight by Demi Lovato
The Lonely by Christina Perri
Meant to Live by Switchfoot
Missing by Evanescence
Monster by Paramore
Near to You by A Fine Frenzy
Imaginary by Evanescence
Only Hope by Switchfoot
The Only One by Evanescence
Open Wounds by Skillet
Over My Head (Cable Car) by The Fray
Possibility by Lykke Li
Raise Your Glass by Pink
Rise Above by Fireflight
Safe & Sound (feat. The Civil Wars) by Taylor Swift
The Scientist–by Coldplay and the Glee Cast version
Those Nights by Skillet
Ticking Time Bomb by Skylar Grey
Unbreakable by Fireflight
We are Broken by Paramore
We Remain by Christina Aguilera
What I’ve Done by Marie Digby
When It Rains by Paramore
When It’s All in Pieces by Rachel Diggs
Whisper by Evanescence
You Found Me by The Fray