When it comes to starting your day right, we think that what matters most is making sure you start off with feeling good. And the key to that, we believe, lies in comfy innerwear and a killer playlist. So, let’s help you rise and shine with underwear that fits like a song and a playlist that #FeelsLikeJockey. Here is our list of the ultimate feel-good songs.
Feelin’ Good by Nina Simone
The title says it all! Nina Simone’s masterpiece swoops and soars like a bird, making it the very epitome of an ode to freedom. The soulful melody is a symphony for the ears and is guaranteed to leave you feelin’ good.
What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong
Nearly half a century later and Louis Armstrong’s What a Wonderful World will still give you all the feels. This pop ballad with it’s sweet and slow melody coupled with Armstrong’s raspy, weathered voice is an instant mood lifter — leaving you feeling grateful for the simplest things in life.
Here Comes The Sun by The Beatles
You may have heard of the healing power of music but the healing power of The Beatles is a whole different story. This timeless classic is an infectiously joyous tune that’s sure to put a smile on your face.
Love On Top by Beyoncé
A song from Queen B can take you from feeling in love to feeling ready to take on the world. This R&B song is a nod to the stars of the 80s that talks about the feeling of being head-over-heels in love. And if that isn’t enough to lift your spirits, then those key changes will surely do the trick!
I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas
Throned as the most downloaded song on iTunes of all time, this song was the anthem for the generations. The Black Eyed Peas ingeniously blends simple lyrics with a synth-pop rhythm that is designed to get you up on your feet.
We Are Young by Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
While this song is not the bass-thumping music one comes to expect with pop numbers, it defined the decade with its powerful lyrics. This song shirks tradition at every step and leaves you feeling nostalgic, young, and ready to ‘set the world on fire.’
Happy by Pharrell Williams
Immortalized by the Despicable Me franchise, Pharrell Williams’s hit song captures the very essence of happiness. The upbeat music never fails to lend a boost of energy and is quite possibly the ultimate feel-good tune.
Edge of Glory by Lady Gaga
Did you know that Lady Gaga wrote this show-stopping song from her second studio album in just 10 minutes and over a shared bottle of tequila? This acclaimed pop tune is about standing on the precipice of a glorious moment and winning at life — and will leave you feeling as powerful as the woman who wrote it!
Uptown Funk by Bruno Mars featuring Mark Ronson
Thanks to Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson, the universal response to the phrase ‘I’m too hot’ is now ‘hot damn!’ This funky fresh beat instills confidence and just can’t help but make you want to get down and boogie.
Juice by Lizzo
It’s a little funky, a little retro, and full of fire. Hailed as one of the most talented artists today, Lizzo’s known for creating music that tells you to be you and be proud. The queen of confidence’s rap is one that’s all about self-love and optimism.
Now that we’ve revealed our ultimate feel-good songs, let us know in the comments which song never fails to cheer you up!