Playlist: A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out

This week in the incredibly true adventures of my life that can be turned into a quick ‘n easy playlist post, I’ve had the flu. I’ve spent some quality time with my blanket, sweating and shivering and staring at the ceiling in a semi delirious state, humming some of the many amazing songs in this world that reference extreme temperatures. Here are some of them.


A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out


Hot N Cold – Katy Perry
Girl On Fire – Alicia Keys
U.R.A. Fever – The Kills
Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice
Hot In Herre (Nelly cover) – Jenny Owen Youngs
(Love Is Like A) Heatwave – Martha & The Vandellas
Burn – Usher
Fever Dog – Stillwater
36 Degrees – Placebo
Cold As Ice – Foreigner
Burning Down The House – Tom Jones ft The Cardigans
Hot Stuff – Donna Summer
Sweat (A La La La La Long) – Inner Circle

A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out from Autostraddle on 8tracks Radio.

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  1. The JOY Hot in Herre cover is one of my favorite things and reflects perfectly how I feel about the humidity outside of my house right now… and also about JOY.

  2. Basically this post just made me want to listen to some old school Panic! at the Disco. (Shamelessly.)

  3. I should be mad that you picked a cover over the original Talking Heads song but I can’t be because that cover is amazing.

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