Waking up in the morning can be a drag and sometimes depressing too! But that’s where some songs come to your rescue. Believe it or not listening to songs, good ones, does have a therapeutic effect! And what better way to induce that effect than at the very start of the day. So pick up the songs you like; which make you feel happy to give you that extra bit of zeal and to make your day a good one! Here’s a list of morning songs that would probably come in handy till you get your own!
10. ‘I’m Alive’:
‘I’m Alive’ by Celine Dion is one song that is guaranteed to uplift your mood. Listening to a song that makes you feel good is perhaps the best way to start your day and I’m Alive certainly fits the bill. The song true to its name does fill you up with positive verve. It is a mid tempo song laden with encouraging lyrics. It was the second single of Céline Dion’s sixth English-language album A New Day Has Come and was released in 2002.
9. I Say a Little Prayer:
Diana King is a reggae fusion singer-songwriter who recorded a cover version of Dionne Warwick’s “I Say a Little Prayer” in the year 1997 taking it to Billboard Hot 100 and the Hot Dance Club Play lists. This song was also featured in My Best Friend’s Wedding’s soundtrack. This is certainly one of those songs that if listened to would bring a wide grin on your face.
8. Here Comes the Sun:
Here Comes the Sun is a song by George Harrison from the Beatles‘ 1969 album Abbey Road. The song gives you a sense of peace and satisfaction. Perhaps it has something to do with its lyrics or the tempo but the feel good factor associated with it certainly can’t be denied. In the quite of the morning accentuated with the cold yet comforting breeze this song is perfect to be listened to!
7. Pocketful of Sunshine:
Natasha Bedingfield is a British singer and songwriter. Pocketful of Sunshine is the second single that was released from her second North American studio album Pocketful of Sunshine. The song has been featured in several movies and TV series too. The song just as its video depicts is about escaping troubles and moving away from anxiety and stress. A song that says that you will be alright for the sun is on your side does warrant a place in this list, doesn’t it?
6. Beautiful Day:
This song is by the rock band U2. It is featured in their 2000 album, All That You Can’t Leave Behind, and was the album’s lead single. The song is very catchy and the lyrics too have this innate quality of catching on to you. It is one of those songs that are sure to uplift your spirits. A song that tells you that it is a beautiful day and you shouldn’t let it get away is perhaps what it can best be described as.
5. Crazy by Aerosmith:
Well this might not be a typical morning song but then it surely gets you up and running. It is a power ballad performed by Aerosmith. It was released in 1994 and was a massive hit. It is a happy song that stays with you. So wake up in the morning and get ready to do crazy things that make you happy with a little help from this song ofcourse!
4. Wake Up And Live:
This song by Bob Marley featured in a roots reggae album by Bob Marley & the Wailers released in 1979 called ‘Survival’. Isn’t every morning a new lease of life asking you to enjoy this beautiful world? Sometimes the complications of the day ahead could dampen your spirits but this song if listened to would certainly make you feel good about everything life stands for. It is an earnest urge for you to indeed wake up and live!
3. Good Morning, Good Morning:
It is a song that begins with a cockerel crow and trumpet call. Well doesn’t that make it a morning song already? The song is written by John Lennon and recorded by The Beatles. With an unusual rhythmic feel this song surely sets you up for a great day ahead; atleast when it comes to your mood. So don’t forget to try it out the next morning. It is sure to add something extra to your day!
2. Ray of Light:
It is the second single by Madonna in her album of the same name released in 1998. The song has techno, trance, European dance and disco influences with elements of rock music. It is a lovely song to listen to with your morning cup of coffee at home or as you drive to work. Whistles, bleeps and bells, electric guitar, and underlying synthesizers again add to its splendor.
1. Take It Easy:
The song was released in 1972 and ever since has been a favorite among music lovers. It is peppy and playful and essentially has the effect of making you happy! Yes, this may not really be a song about the morning but when heard at the beginning of the day it is sure to spice it up! The tempo and the music too aid to the song being a great addition to your morning playlist.