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"Standing in This Dream" - My Dear (Emily in Paris OST)

 As most people who know me well know, I am the most basic bitch. So when "Emily in Paris" arrived on Netflix earlier this month, I binged it immediately. I may not like fashion that much, or wine, or be attracted to men (although I can see the appeal of Gabriel a million percent), but I loved it anyway.

The soundtrack to "Emily in Paris" is quite good too - sprinkled with French pop, indie, and some classic cuts (like "La Vie en Rose," because of course). 

But by far my favorite track on the OST is "Standing in This Dream," a song from six years ago which I feel like - if my life were a movie - I would want played over the credits. It's an upbeat piece of French pop, kind of vaguely reminiscent of Tahiti 80.

Listen below, and stream "Emily in Paris" if you're looking for something very light, easy to watch. (Except for the moments with her boss, which gave me secondhand anxiety.) 



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