At 9pm on Sunday May 2nd, Spark Sunderland were the first student radio station of 12 to take over BBC Radio 1. Spark’s Tom Robertson took us through their playlist that represents a year in the life of a student – from exam stress to uni romance!

Here’s the playlist :

1. Blink 182 – What’s My Age Again?

Freshers’ Week

2. A$AP Rocky – Wild For The Night
3. KDA – Turn The Music Louder
4. LMFAO – Party Rock Anthem

Songs about University Romances – Meeting someone on a night out in the union etc.

5. Arctic Monkeys – I Bet That You Look Good On The Dance Floor
6. The Streets – Fit but don’t you know it.

Spending ALL your student loan and having no moneys

7. Galantis- No Money
8. LunchMoneyLewis – Bills

The next few songs are about missing home and then exam stress

9. Drake – Hold on We’re Going Home
10. Kanye West – Homecoming
11. Kasabian – Underdog
12. Major Lazer – Lean On
13. Daft Punk – Get Lucky

End of the year – reflecting on it and the friends you’ve made for the summer

15. Wolf Alice – Bros
16. The Libertines – Don’t Look Back Into The Sun

You’ve don’t all of the above three times and are ready to go on into the world…!

To listen back to their show, head over to BBC iPlayer Radio.

Smoke Radio are taking over next week, with their playlist ‘School Disco’. Can’t wait!