From choir to playing saxophone in the band, from singing for the school jazz band to opera in the shower – music is a way for me to release anxieties and pain. It’s an awesome way to have a great time on your own or with people in your life.
It was tough to narrow down a list of songs that made me really happy to ten. Hopefully one of these songs will help to make your day just a little bit better.
Song: “Happy” (of course!) by Pharrell Williams
Lyrics that inspire: “Clap along if you know what happiness is to you.”
Song: “I Gotta Feelin” by the Black Eyed Peas
Lyrics that inspire: “I gotta feelin’ that tonight’s gonna’ be a good, good night”
Song: “Hot Hot Heat” by Goddess on the Prairie
Lyrics that inspire: “Oh, oh-oh I need a goddess on the prairie to keep me somewhat sane”
Song:“Video” by India Arie
Lyrics that inspire: “Go on and love yourself cause everything is gonna’ be alright”
Song: “Hold Your Head” by Homeboy Sandman
Lyrics that inspire: “Hold your head, one day it’ll be different”
Song:“Daylight” by Matt and Kim
Lyrics that inspire: “Because in the daylight anywhere feels like home”
Song: “The Future Freaks Me Out” by Motion City Soundtrack
Lyrics that inspire: “Check it out I’m rockin’ steady to the beat in my head, it goes oh-oh-oh-oh!”
Song: “The Remedy (I Won’t Worry)” by Jason Mraz
Lyrics that inspire: “I won’t worry my life away”
Song:“Help I’m Alive” by Metric
Lyrics that inspire: “I get wherever I’m goin’, I get whatever I need, while my blood’s still flowin’, and my heart’s still beating like a hammer”
Song: “We Are the Champions” by Queen
Lyrics that inspire: “WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS, MY FRIENDS and we’ll keep on fighting ‘til the end!”
OK, your turn: What songs make you really happy?