Feeling stuck in a rut? Shoo away those negative vibes with these songs that are sure to get your happy face up and your groove on!
1. "Classic" by MKTO
Feel-good lyrics: This world might have gone crazy / the way you save me / Who can blame me / when I just wanna make you smile?
Plug in your earphones and sashay across that pedestrian lane. After all, as MKTO says, you're a classic.
2. "Best Days" by Juice
Feel-good lyrics: The pop of the cork / and the clink of the glasses / we toast to the future / and we drink to the past / It might not be easy / but nevertheless / these are the best days of our lives
It may be a pretty old song by a now-defunct group, but it still makes for a great tune to listen to when you're needing a Throwback Thursday upper.
3. "Do You Want To" by Franz Ferdinand
Feel-good lyrics: When I woke up tonight I said I'm / Gonna make somebody love me / I'm gonna make somebody love me / And now I know, now I know, now I know / I know that it's you / You're lucky, lucky, You're so lucky!
We can imagine blasting this track by Scottish band Franz Ferdinand while getting ready for a night out or driving down a wide highway. Every second of it is pure foot-tapping gold.
4. "Here Comes the Sun" by The Beatles
Feel-good lyrics: Here comes the sun / here comes the sun / and I say it's all right
The first few chords of the guitar plasters an instant smile on your face and the rest of the song makes you happily bob your head up and down. It's arguably one of the best things to listen to when you're in need of a pick-me-up.
5. "Locked Out of Heaven" by Bruno Mars
Feel-good lyrics: You bring me to my knees, you make me testify / You can make a sinner change his ways / Open up your gates 'cause I can't wait to see the light / And right there is where I wanna stay
Who can forget the performance of Bruno Mars and his awesome band during the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show? Their catchy beats rhythm will definitely get you feeling happy-sexy in no time.
6. "Sunday Morning" by Maroon5
Feel-good lyrics: But things just get so crazy living life gets hard to do / And I would gladly hit the road get up and go if I knew / That someday it would lead me back to you / That someday it would lead me back to you
Let the cool voice of Adam Levine wake you up during those cool, rainy Sundays when you've got nothing to do but just chill in your comfy shirt and read a book. Add a cup of hot chocolate and you'll definitely start feeling content.
7. "Good Day" by Nappy Roots
Feel-good lyrics: We're gonna have a good day / And all my homies gonna ride today / And all these mommies look fly today / And all we wanna do is get by today
This simple melody will help you exude positive vibes and look at the little things that make your day great.
8. "Hey Ya!" by Outkast
Feel-good lyrics: Shake it, shake it, shake it like a Polaroid picture.
Let's face it. The song is really about a man questioning love, and you're really not supposed to shake like a Polaroid picture; but come on, it's one of the snappiest, most danceable melodies there is! It would be impossible not to feel happy when this comes up on your playlist!
9. "I Do" by Colbie Caillat
Feel-good lyrics: Cause every time before it's been like / Maybe yes and maybe no / I can't live without it, I can't let it go / Ooh what did I get myself into? / You make me wanna say I do, I do, I do, I do, I do, I do
Colbie Caillat brings back that sweet memory of when you realize that you're in love and the feeling is mutual.
10. "Accidentally in Love" by Counting Crows
Feel-good lyrics: These lines of lightning / mean we're never alone / never alone, no, no
Life can be a fairytale if you want it to be, and with this jumpy classic by the Counting Crows, you'll definitely want to shimmy closer to the person that makes your life one.
11. "Everyday" by Dave Matthews Band
Feel-good lyrics: Left to right / Up and down, love / I push up love, love everyday / Jump in the mud, oh / Get your hands dirty with / Love it up on everyday
The official music video shows a guy waking up and spreading the love by just hugging everybody. Whether on not giving free hugs is your sort of thing, this song can still help you feel light-hearted enough to share the happiness.
12. "Ligaya" by The Eraserheads
Feel-good lyrics: Sagutin mo lang ako akin sinta'y walang humpay na ligaya / At asahang iibigan ka, sa tanghali, sa gabi at umaga / Huwag ka sanang magtanong at magduda / Dahil ang puso ko'y walang pangamba / Lahat tayo'y mabubuhay ng tahimik at buong ligaya
Was college the best time of your life? This classic Eheads song brings back happy memories of dorm-mates, isaw, and long-lasting promises of love.
13. "Bilog Nanaman ang Buwan" by Tropical Depression
Feel-good lyrics: Bilog na naman ang buwan / Ilabas niyo na ang kalokohan / Huwag niyo nang pipigilan pa / Ang toyo niyo'y lalabas din lamang / 'Pag bilog na bilog na bilog na naman ang buwan.
Into a big of reggae? The late Papa Dom leaves us with this catchy tune that will get your crazy on.
14. "Mahal Kita Kasi" by Nicole Hyala
Feel-good lyrics: Bagay tayong dalawa / Pa-picture nga / Para maps-develop kita / Hindi tayo tao, hindi rin tayo hayop / Bagay tayo, bagay talaga
Admit it, you've sang this several times. This song is so cheesy and corny that it's impossible for you not to at least give a wry grin when this comes on the radio.
15. "Bongga Ka Day" by Hotdog
Feel-good lyrics: Bongga ka 'day / Bongga ka 'day / Sige lang, sige lang / Itaas ang kilay
Push the club doors open, strike a Vogue pose, and feel fabulous with this classic from the 70s!
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