What Song(s) Elevate Your Mood?

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Cachoo, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. Cachoo

    Cachoo Well-Known Member

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    I suspect everyone has many go-to songs to help lighten the load.

    I thought of this because I just heard Petula Clark's Downtown and felt happier.


    What songs improve your mood? :)
     
  2. my little pony

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    chitty chitty bang bang theme, the one with the lyrics

    dont judge
     
  3. PrincessLeppard

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    Born This Way.

    It makes me want to shake my ass. :)
     
  4. lulu

    lulu New Member

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    Too many to count! Waterloo by Abba always puts me in a good mood. :)
     
  5. Cachoo

    Cachoo Well-Known Member

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    I'm not judging but I'd go with Truly Scrumptious!
     
  6. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    This?


    Does :rofl: = judgement?
     
  7. orbitz

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    Olivia Newton-John's "Have You Never Been Mellow"
     
  8. my little pony

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    that's it! you can't tell me you don't feel better already
     
  9. AragornElessar

    AragornElessar Well-Known Member

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    Josh Groban's You Raise Me Up and Great Big Sea's Ordinary Day. Two of my very favourite songs.
     
  10. KatieC

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  11. paskatefan

    paskatefan Well-Known Member

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    I love Petula Clark's Downtown (and so many other of her songs)!

    Lionel Richie's Dancing on the Ceiling
    Bryan Adams - Summer of '69, Run to You, There Will Never Be another Tonight
    Huey Lewis & the News - Do You Believe in Love?
    The cast recording of Spamalot - esp. for Always Look on the Bright Side of Life
    The Beatles - Yellow Submarine, Here Comes the Sun
    The Association - Windy
     
  12. falling_dance

    falling_dance D. Murakami's Newest Fan

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    Love - ¬°Que Vida! (despite, or perhaps because of, the inane lyric)
    The Fat Boys - One Billion Is Big ("One million's not even one percent of one billion! Wow!")
    Not a song, but "Synchronising" from Michael Nyman's "Water Dances" makes me think of a how a dog must feel on a car ride once it knows the destination is the nearest park.
     
  13. Prancer

    Prancer Jawwalking Staff Member

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    Never! Who can resist "Oh, chitty, you chitty, pretty chitty bang bang" and "our fine four-fendered friend"?

    Besides, my nominees would be "Sugar, Sugar," "I'm a Believer" and "Hot, Hot, Hot." :shuffle:

    How you FEELIN'? Hot, hot hot!
     
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  14. FunnyBut

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    Right now,
    Gangnam Style by Psy
    That's What Makes You Beautiful by One Direction (Nah-nah-na-na-na-na-na-ah, repeat, repeat, repeat again :eek: )
     
  15. spikydurian

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    Chicken Dance:cheer2:
     
  16. l'etoile

    l'etoile New Member

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    Most of carols, not the blue ones like It's Gonna Be a Cold Christmas.
     
  17. lurvylurker

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    Queen: Don't Stop Me Now! :cheer2:
     
  18. TheGirlCanSkate

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    Where You Lead - Carole King
     
  19. leesaleesa

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    Mmmbop.
     
  20. Artemis@BC

    Artemis@BC Well-Known Member

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    Any of my favourite dancing songs -- too many to list, but "Walking on Sunshine," "Come Dancing," and "Footloose" are at the top.

    But listening to blues can do the trick too. That was part of the point of the blues in the first place -- hearing other peoples problems makes you feel better about your own.

    Or pretty much just listening to any good song, period. This morning "Both Sides Now" (the original) came on the radio because it's Joni Mitchell's 69th birthday, starting just as I pulled in to the office garage. I was a few minutes late for work because I had to stay in the car and listen. (Good excuse, right?)

    Or playing just about any music will do it too. I'm feeling a little big headachy and a lot tired ... but I know all that will change as soon as band practice starts tonight. :)
     
  21. Artemis@BC

    Artemis@BC Well-Known Member

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    Earworm!!!
     
  22. aliceanne

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    Brick House by the Commodores
     
  23. screech

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    YES! ABBA is my guilty pleasure that I feel absolutely no guilt over loving (if that makes sense).

    I'd also add 'Always Look on the Bright Side of Life' from the Monty Python Movie 'Life of Brian'.
     
  24. PeterG

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    I Can See Clearly Now - Johnny Nash
    You’re The One That I Want - John and Olivia
    Holiday - Madonna
    Play – Jennifer Lopez
    Walking On Sunshine - Katrina and the Waves
    Isn’t She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
    I Feel Lucky - Mary-Chapin Carpenter
    Good Times - Chic
    Escape - Enrique Iglesias
    Don’t Stop - Fleetwood Mac
    Promise of a New Day - Paula Abdul
    Ain’t No Mountain High Enough - Diana Ross
    I’m Gonna Getcha Good! - Shania Twain
    Spice Up Your Life - Spice Girls
    I Love Your Smile - Shanice
    Lean On Me - Club Nouveau
    Make It Happen - Mariah Carey
    Let’s Groove – Earth Wind and Fire
     
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    gingercrush New Member

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    Hmm I enjoy songs that can be emotional and yet they always make me happier and elevate my mood.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpItXkwKrcw (Hijo de la Luna)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejorQVy3m8E (Beds are Burning)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9l9c7dGNlw (Floor music from Davydova OMG perps me up so much)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NY_v93S_Xfg&feature=related (Suo Gan)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_H4TlDxXxVk (Orincco Flow Celtic Woman version)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ_WG3d3GL8 (San Francisco - Scott Mckenzie
     
  28. sk8sue

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    Hey, Bulldog by The Beatles is my go-to. Blasted loud through headphones is best for mood-lifting effectiveness.

    Also, not a song, but listening to episodes of Cabin Pressure is great for lifting the spirits. It's hard not to smile.
     
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  29. michiruwater

    michiruwater Well-Known Member

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    Anything by the Spice Girls... except for Viva Forever. Which is, incidentally, my favorite song of theirs, but I wouldn't say it's a song that makes me instantly happy. 'Never Give Up On The Good Times' is probably my favorite songs of theirs for instant mood elevation :)
     
  30. Sofia Alexandra

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