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We Heard You Like Maps So We Made You a Playlist

Songs about maps cross all genres and emotions. Got suggestions for music to add to our playlist? Leave song and artist ideas in the comment below or tag @citylab on Twitter.
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My co-workers told me there weren’t enough songs for a playlist about maps, but I never back down from a challenge.

CityLab’s West Coast Bureau Chief Laura Bliss has been at work over the past few months on a series that, as she described it to me early on, is made up of “personal essays where maps are a character.” In the introduction to the series, she writes, “If you haven’t, I bet that—if it hasn’t already—a map will one day matter to you, because of what it says about your world … Because they can be so curiously emotional, maps are as capable of directing the way we relate to our world as they are of reflecting it. ”