Playlist for the Big Release

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Have you ever had to release a new product when you knew that it wasn't fully ready? Not the "not perfect" but "you must be out of your mind" ready. It's not the best feeling in the world. You do everything in your power and try to stay optimistic while planning for the dreadful release. But most importantly, you plan everything to the smallest detail: release steps, monitoring, rollback steps, etc. You even build a situational music playlist that you are going to listen to during the release. Or at least that's what one of the teams that I know did. True story!


Theme song no. 1

Agnes - Release Me


Theme song no. 2

BTS - Blood Sweat & Tears


For the warmup

Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone


If problems arise

Guns N' Roses - Welcome To The Jungle


If everything goes well

Paul Engemann - Push It To The Limit


If the team has to do a rollback

Robert Tepper - No Easy Way Out


If the team has to do an all-nighter firefighting

Hinoi Team - Night Of Fire


Once the release is done

Once the release is done, the team is going to do Caramelldansen


What are the songs that you or your team listens during big releases?

Credit for the playlist: Rasmus Østerlund Feldthaus Hansen