The Perfect Songs For Every Mood

By now, you guys know that music is a huge part of my life. Life without music is just deafening silence, and I'd rather blast a good bop in my ears than listen to the floor boards silently creak. I was doing my math homework and listening to music the other day(just thinking about it makes my head heavy. Why does statistics even exist?) and I realized that I SERIOUSLY have a list of songs for every mood or occasion. Whether I'm in a good mood or bad, studying or dancing, I have a playlist for it. I scoured through my master playlist (it has 889 songs, I'm obviously not playing around) and picked out the perfect songs for every occasion. Get ready to press play!

1.) Dance Break

These songs are perfect for when you've been studying for 2 hours and need to stretch your limbs. It's also great for when you just need to move your hips:

  • "September" by Earth, Wind & Fire
  • "Stayin' Alive" by the Bee Gees
  • "Respect" by Aretha Franklin
  • "Sorry Not Sorry" by Demi Lovato
  • "IDGAF" by Dua Lipa
  • "Kiwi" by Harry Styles
  • "Anywhere" by Rita Ora
  • "I'm Every Woman" by Chaka Khan

2.) Songs For Studying

When I study I need music that is both calming and stimulating. Here are my favorite songs that help me concentrate:

  • "The Good Side" by Troye Sivan
  • "New Year's Day" by Taylor Swift
  • "Tiny Dancer" by Elton John
  • "You've Got A Friend" by James Taylor
  • "A Sunday Kind of Love" by Etta James
  • "Dedicated To The One I Love" by The Mamas & The Papas
  • "Say It First" by Sam Smith
  • "Walking All Day" by Graham Coxon
  • "A Rose For Emily" by The Zombies
  • "Midnight Train To Georgia" by Gladys Knight & The Pips

3.) Wind Down Zone

These songs are great for when you want to lay down, close your eyes and relax your mind: 

  • "Lay Lady Lay" by Bob Dylan
  • "O-o-h Child" by The Five Stairsteps
  • "I'd Rather Go Blind" by Etta james
  • "If You Could Read My Mind" by Gordon Lightfoot
  • "Little Lies" by Fleetwood Mac
  • "Woman" by John Lennon
  • "Let My Love Open The Door" by Pete Townshend
  • "Here Comes The Sun" by The Beatles
  • "Easy" by The Commodores
  • "Son Of A Preacher Man" by Dusty Springfield
  • "I'll Be There" by the Jackson 5
  • "A Change Is Gonna Come" by Sam Cooke

4.) Cooking

When I cook (which is rare) or bake I love to listen to music. These songs are perfect for dancing around your kitchen while you wait for your cupcakes to bake or your onions to cook:

  • "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen
  • "Rescue Me" by Aretha Franklin
  • "Dancing Queen" by ABBA
  • "I Love To Love" by Tina Charles
  • "Mama Can't Buy You Love" by Elton John
  • "Don't Leave Me This Way" by Thelma Houston
  • "Dancing In The Moonlight" by Toploader
  • "New Rules" by Dua Lipa
  • "I Always Knew" by The Vaccines
  • "All Right Now" by Free

5.) Shower Bops

There is rarely a shower where I don't listen to music. Here are some of my fav songs to move to while washing my hair:

  • "Africa" by Toto
  • "Dreams" by The Cranberries
  • "Something For Your M.I.N.D." by Superorganism
  • "French Navy" by Camera Obscura
  • "No Matter What" by Badfinger
  • "Only You" by Yaz
  • "Electricity" by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
  • "Modern Love" by David Bowie
  • "Brass In Pocket" by the Pretenders
  • "Mama Told Me (Not To Come)" by Three Dog Night
  • "Don't Delete The Kisses" by Wolf Alice

6.) When You're Just Feeling Happy

We all have days where we just wake up in a good mood. These are the kind of songs that make you want to jump on your bed and use your hairbrush as a microphone:

  • "Walking On Sunshine" by Katrina and The Waves
  • "Supercut" by Lorde
  • "Photography" by Ringo Starr
  • "Sexy Dirty Love" by Demi Lovato
  • "Love Train" by The O'Jays
  • "Coconut" by Harry Nilson (I know it's weird, but by the middle of the song you'll be unconsciously dancing)
  • "(I'd Go The) Whole Wide World" by The Monkees or the cover by Cage The Elephant
  • "Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel" by Tavares
  • "I Want You Back" by The Jackson 5
  • "Best Of My Love" by The Emotions

7.) And When You're Just Feeling Blue

Just like we all have good days, we also have bad days. These are some of the songs I listen to when I'm feeling down:

  • "HIM" by Sam Smith
  • "From The Dining Table" by Harry Styles
  • "So Far Away" by Carole King
  • "For A Dancer" by Jackson Browne
  • "How Are You True" by Cage The Elephant
  • "Lonely Boy" by Paul Anka
  • "Cheek to Cheek" by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
  • "Ain't No Sunshine" by Bill Withers
  • "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" by Aretha Franklin
  • "People Get Ready" by The Impressions
  • "The Times They Are A-Changin' " by Bob Dylan


So, there you have it! If you're ever in a music rut, hit up this blog post and I promise you will find some new songs that you love. 

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