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Get ready to go out tonight with this playlist

Cassie wrote "Me & U," one of the songs on this week's playlist
Cassie wrote "Me & U," one of the songs on this week's playlist
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Some people like to leave the comfort of their homes on Saturday nights and venture out into the world for all sorts of frolicking. And those people need music, dammit.

These aren't songs that will definitely play in the club, but they are songs that build up to the night ahead. Pace yourself, kiddo.

Here's a playlist of songs that will get you so ready for your night out:

"Dance For You" by Beyoncé

Nothing kicks off a getting ready playlist quite like the Queen. Beyoncé's sultry, empowering "Dance For You" will make you feel like you're on fire.

"Chandelier" by Sia

Sia's voice has the range to swing up into high falsettos and back down into momentous belts. "Chandelier" builds in power throughout the song. It might even give you enough energy to dance like the girl in the music video.

"Piece of My Heart" by Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin reigned as the queen of psychedelic soul at the height of her fame in the '60s. "Piece of My Heart" encourages listeners to be ruthless and unashamed of leaving their past loves behind.

"Video" by India.Arie

There is no better pumping up out there than India.Arie's reminder that:

"I'm not the average girl from your video
And I ain't built like a supermodel
But I learned to love myself unconditionally,
Because I am a queen"

"Shake It Out" by Florence + The Machine

"Shake It Out" veers so often between its quiet and loud states that it's much like the sounds you'll experiencing when switching clubs.

"Falling" by Haim

Haim is the middle-parted, all-girl band you wish could be your wingmen tonight, and the song "Falling" echoes with the three voices over each other creating a sound that rises in spirit while remaining calm.

"Go Your Own Way" by Fleetwood Mac

"Go Your Own Way" is Fleetwood Mac's most enduring song. It's not as rowdy as some of the other tracks on this list, but its cheery sound and Lindsey Buckingham's voice will keep you singing along if you start to fade.

"Take On Me" by a-ha

This is a playlist about pumping you up, and "Take On Me" is perfect for that. The synthpop background is a nice build-up to the pop-focused songs that close out this list.

"Me & U" by Cassie

"Me & U" is the kind of song you dance to alone in your room in front of the mirror in your underwear. Just ask Cassie, who did it in the music video.

"Pon De Replay" by Rihanna

No one is better at going out than Rihanna. She's constantly spotted in clubs, so it's no wonder that her very first single is perfect for getting pumped up to head out. "Pon de Replay" is fast, fun, and built on a reggae beat.

"I Love It" by Icona Pop (feat. Charlie XCX)

"I Love It" will completely erase any lingering ex-boyfriends or negative feelings. With 126 beats per minute, "I Love It" brings this playlist to a crescendo of energy you'll need later on.

"How We Do (Party)" by Rita Ora

Up-and-coming bad girl Rita Ora closes out this list, with an anthem that's note perfect for the night ahead. Sing along before you go out to "party and bullshit and party and bullshit."

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