Oliver and Felicity are an epic couple. And epic couples have songs written about them, do they not? Here lies a playlist that will remind you of Olicity’s epicness (some of which were dug up from the depths of my angstiest teenage years), enjoy!
by: Amber Run
Notable lyrics: “and I found love where it wasn’t supposed to be / right in front of me, talk some sense to me”
Oliver, Felicity was right there all along! “I Found” reminds me of season 3 Oliver, going on a first date with the woman he knew he loved.
by: Arctic Monkeys
Notable lyrics: “do I wanna know / if this feeling flows both ways”
The sexy-rocker vibes to this song reminds me, quite frankly, of Olicity’s sexiness. Yes, Oliver and Felicity are very sweet and romantic but they are also known for some of the most iconic sex scenes. *Chef kiss*
by: Lana Del Rey
Notable lyrics: “kiss me hard before you go”
Lana Del Rey’s hauntingly beautiful song “Summertime Sadness” reminds me of Felicity’s perspective of Oliver’s hero journey. It’s like “I love you, do your thing, be a hero, but it still sucks.” It’s also a fitting song title considering that all of the Arrow season finales are in the summer.
by: Fleetwood Mac
Notable lyrics: “and I love you I love you I love you / like never before”
This classic is all about wanting beautiful things for the person you love, and how you’ll do anything for them. So basically, Olicity.
by: Sleeping At Last
Notable lyrics: “nothing prepared me for / what the privilege of being yours would do”
It’s season 4 happy Oliver (before the sad breakup)! He’s like, “woah, is this what being in love feels like? Why haven’t I been doing this all along?!” Silly, silly, boy.
by: Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born soundtrack)
Notable lyrics: “and I don’t wanna give somebody else the better part of me / I would rather wait for you”
Felicity is still wearing her ring 20 years later. There’s really nothing left to say.
by: Lord Huron
Notable lyrics: “I had all and then most of you / some and now none of you”
Ah, that disastrous season 4 breakup. Dark times in the Olicity fandom. Listen to this song and cry, my friends.
by: Elvis Presley (Ingrid Michaelson cover)
Notable lyrics: “I can’t help falling in love with you”
Remember when Oliver whipped out soufflés and a ring so fast without any warning? Was he trying to kill the Olicity fandom? I think he was. But he can’t help it.
by: Bonnie Tyler (Sleeping At Last cover)
Notable lyrics: “and I need you now tonight / and I need you more than ever”
I know what you’re thinking. “Are you really so extra that you’re putting ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’ on this playlist?” And the answer is yes, yes I am. It’s an understatement to say that Oliver goes through some dark things, but he can get through anything with Felicity by his side. It’s kind of my guilty pleasure song, what can I say.
by: The Civil Wars
Notable lyrics: “if the right one came / if the right one came along”
Season 2 Olicity, pretty much. With Diggle shipping it so hard.
by: Josh Garrels
Notable lyrics: “stumble out into the light / and raise my fist up to fight / then I catch your eyes / so full of love”
If this song doesn’t basically sum up Oliver Queen then I don’t know what does.
by: The Cinematic Orchestra
Notable lyrics: “and I built a home / for you / for me”
Saving Star City. That’s what it’s all about.
by: Adam Agin
Notable lyrics: “I swear I’ll work to make it better / so please don’t leave quite yet”
Sorry I keep mentioning the breakup. But alas, I have masochistic tendencies.
by: Brendan James
Notable lyrics: “you would look me in the eye, so afraid to ask me, “why?”/ but I knew you were the star that shines for me / and I had already planned to set us free”
It’s Olicity getting back together in 5×20, remember? The sewer talk in all of its angsty glory.
by: The Proclaimers (Sleeping At Last cover)
Notable lyrics: “and if I grow old, well, I know I’m gonna be / I’m gonna be the man who’s growin’ old with you”
“You will always be the love of my life.” Oliver Queen said that to Felicity Smoak.
by: Camila Cabello
Notable lyrics: “it’s you, babe”
This is more of an upbeat rendition of season 3 Felicity, wanting to move on but knowing “it’s you.”
by: Alabama Shakes
Notable lyrics: “and it took a long time / to find you / but I finally found you”
When Olicity finally got married after 6 seasons. Such a MOOD.
Notable lyrics: “you took my soul and wiped it clean / our love was made for movie screens”
Season 5 Olicity personified!
by: Etta James
Notable lyrics: “at last my love has come along / my lonely days are over and life is like a song”
Their first dance song! Oliver and Felicity are at their happiest when they’re with each other.
Notable lyrics: “my lover’s got humor / she’s the giggle at a funeral / know’s everybody’s disapproval / I should have worshipped her sooner”
Classic Olicity angst, while perfectly capturing why Felicity is so vital to Oliver… and also to Arrow.
Notable lyrics: “you are not alone / I’ve been here the whole time / singing you a song / I will carry you/ I will carry you”
What’s getting Oliver and Felicity through these twenty years is knowing that they’ll carry each other wherever they go.
Notable lyrics: “we are buried in broken dreams / we are knee deep without a plea / I don’t want to know what it’s like / to live without you”
Before Oliver and Felicity can embrace themselves in the hope, they have to live in the awfulness of their situation for however long they need. They had a life together. They had plans. Dreams. It’s going to take a moment to adjust being without the limb that was so hastily chopped off their body.
by: Taylor Swift
Notable lyrics: “I wake in the night, I pace like a ghost / the room is on fire, invisible smoke / and all of my heroes die all alone / help me hold on to you”
Taylor Swift basically summed up Oliver’s season 8 journey. So she’s a fan… right?
Sing, dance, and cry! In the meantime, we have this playlist ready for you on the Pure Fandom Spotify!
The last season of Arrow will premiere October 15, 2019!