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Positive Vibe Playlist: 105 Happy and Uplifting Songs to Put You in a Good Mood

FlourishAnyway believes there is a playlist for just about any situation and is on a mission to unite and entertain the world through song.

Songs to Make You Happy

Want to feel upbeat, happy and add a pep to your step? We've got pop, rock, and country favorites that will have your toes tapping and add a smile to your face!

Want to feel upbeat, happy and add a pep to your step? We've got pop, rock, and country favorites that will have your toes tapping and add a smile to your face!

Happiness Is a Choice

Happiness is a personal choice, made repeatedly in moments throughout the day.

Years ago, I'd get bummed out watching the local news because it was so negative: crime, bad weather, conflict on city council and in neighborhoods. Then I stopped watching. I don't regret it.

I now short-circuit the habitual complainers in my life by asking, "What are you going to do about it?" I smile more than normal because mood is contagious. And I use both music and inspirational quotes when I need a pick-me-up.

If you're looking to accentuate the positive in your life, try creating a Positive Vibe Playlist. We've got a long list of uplifting and positive pop, rock, and country songs to put you in a good mood. Now go pay it forward.

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1. "Good Feeling" by Flo Rida

Feel like you've already won with this 2012 hit. According to this hit, you're so awesome you could strike oil, be Bill Gates, be a genius or the king of the jungle. You are that freakin' on top of your game. Whew! Isn't it fabulous to wake up on the right side of the bed feeling like a million bucks?

Positive vibe lyrics:

Yeah I got a brand new spirit,
Speak it and it's done
Woke up on the side of the bed like I won.

2. "All I Wanna Do" by Sugarland

This upbeat country song from 2008 is about pulling the covers back up and taking the occasional day off from work so you can focus on your honey instead of your money.

Positive vibe lyrics:

I got my whole life to change the world and climb ladders
Looking at you looking at me is the only thing that matters
Come a little closer baby we can talk without words
Hang a sign on the door, "Please do not disturb."

3. "All Star" by Smash Mouth

The world may be throwing you curve balls, but swing for the fences. That's what this 1999 song is encouraging you to do.

The only way you will understand the true worth of your talent is if you show up, play the game the best you can, and shine (because you know you've got it going on, my friend). And those haters? Don't pay attention to them!

Positive vibe lyrics:

Hey, now, you're an All Star, get your game on, go play
Hey, now, you're a Rock Star, get the show on, get paid ... .

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow." - Helen Keller, American author

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow." - Helen Keller, American author

12 Things You Can Do to Be Happier and More Optimistic

Be present in the moment rather than focusing so much on the past or future.

Surround yourself with positive people. Mood is contagious.

Look for sources of humor in everyday life.

When you're in a negative situation, challenge yourself to identify the silver lining.

Let go of things that sap your time and energy.

Remind yourself that you always have choices.

Go after that big dream. Now is the time to start.

Look for positive messages in media, entertainment and discussion.

Keep a gratitude journal. Include three good things that happened to you each day, along with an explanation for why each occurred.

Engage with pets or smiling babies.

Enjoy positive, upbeat music and inspirational quotes.

Look for solutions rather than problems.

"Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you just put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude." - Lou Holtz, American football player

"Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you just put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude." - Lou Holtz, American football player

4. "Life's A Dance" by John Michael Montgomery

In this peppy 1992 country song, the narrator shares important life-learned lessons: It's a give-and-take process in which you must give and receive, listen and talk. The song provides energetic encouragement to go out there and be your authentic, awesome self.

Positive vibe lyrics:

Life's a dance, you learn as you go.
Sometimes you lead, sometimes you follow.
Don't worry 'bout what you don't know,
Life's a dance, you learn as you go.

5. "Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher and Higher" by Jackie Wilson

If you love someone, you need to let them know. That's the message behind this 1967 R&B hit from 1967. Once you find that one-in-a-million person, remind them how special they are. and make sure they know what they mean to you.

Positive vibe lyrics:

Your love, lifting me higher
Than I've ever been lifted before
So keep it it up — quench my desire
And I'll be at your side, forever more.

6. "Best Day of My Life" by American Authors

This 2013 song is about having an irrepressively optimistic outlook on life. You turn your back on the past because that is done, gone, history, my friend. Today, you're looking towards the future which starts right now.

Positive vibe lyrics:

I'm never gonna look back
Whoa, I'm never gonna give it up
No, just don't wake me now
Oo-o-o-o-oo
This is gonna be the best day of my life.

7. "I Gotta Feeling" by Black Eyed Peas

If you've been feeling stressed and need to cut loose a bit, then this 2009 tune encourages living it up with friends. When you've got money to spend, friends around, and a designated driver, occasionally you can afford to paint the town until the early morning hours. (Been there, done that. Had lots of fun!)

Positive vibe lyrics

I gotta feeling that tonight's gonna be a good night
That tonight's gonna be a good night ... .

8. "Happy" by Pharrell Williams

This 2013 song will get you clapping as well as wondering what kind of happy pill that Pharrell Williams is on. He says that if you come bearing bad news, don't waste your time worrying because you'll be just fine.

Positive vibe lyrics:

(Happy) Can't nothing
Bring me down
My level's too high.

9. "Good Life" by OneRepublic

The narrator in this 2009 song leads a charmed and fast-paced life of world travel and has friends all over the world. Even if you're not quite as lucky, his message should resonate. He advocates appreciating the bounty of goodness in your life and minimizing the negatives.

Positive vibe lyrics:

Sometimes there's airplanes I can't jump out
Sometimes there's bullsh*t that don't work now
We all got our stories but please tell me
What there is to complain about?

10. "On My Way" by Axwell /\ Ingrosso

Thinking can often make it so. Remember that!

Even if you've been primed for failure with negative messages, you have the chance to turn it all around. Rise up and become the successful person you have always been destined to be. This 2014 song encourages you to keep being strong and venture forward to success. You're on your way!

Positive vibe lyrics:

I'm gonna hit the Lotto
I'm gonna place my bet on every step I take
Go tell everyone under the sun
I'm on my way.

11. "Shut Up and Dance" by Walk the Moon

The guy in this upbeat, danceable 2014 song has the opportunity of a lifetime to dance with the woman he considers his destiny. He's incredibly attracted to her and wants to rush the conversation, but she slows him down, encouraging him to enjoy the moment of just dancing.

Positive vibe lyrics:

Oh, don't you dare look back
Just keep your eyes on me
I said, "You're holding back,"
She said, "Shut up and dance with me."

"A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. Dr. Joyce Brothers, American psychologist

"A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. Dr. Joyce Brothers, American psychologist

12. "Walking On Sunshine" by Katrina and the Waves

Absolutely buoyant. Zippy. Alive. That's how the woman in this 1983 song feels, having recently realized that her sweetheart really does love her in return.

Positive vibe lyrics:

I'm walking on sunshine (Wow!)
And don't it feel good!

13. "I'm On Top Of the World" by Imagine Dragons

You know the nearly overwhelming feeling of achievement when you've finally met a sought-after dream? You've paid your dues, been dreaming of this moment for so long, and here you are. Take it all in. Enjoy the moment. Then plan your next life adventure.

This uplifting 2012 song encapsulates the awe of the moment when you know that you've made it. Rock on, my successful friend! Keep being your incredible self.

Positive vibe lyrics:

I've traveled all this way for something
Now take it in but don't look down
'Cause I'm on top of the world, 'ey.

14. "(I Got You) I Feel Good" by James Brown

The Godfather of Soul, James Brown, was known for the screams in his music which later characterized funk. This 1964 chart-topper was no different.

The song is about an exuberant narrator doing his own happy dance because he's won the affections of a lovely lady. He feels so lucky he could poop rainbows. Have you ever felt like that?

Positive vibe lyrics:

When I hold you in my arms
I know that I can do no wrong
and when I hold you in my arms
My love won't do you no harm

15. "Good To Be Alive (Hallelujah)" by Andy Grammer

Something has finally changed in the life of this song's narrator. In this vibrant, feel-good 2015 song, he explains that he used to be yesterday's news, but now all his dreams are coming true. He's so happy he can barely contain himself.

Positive vibe lyrics:

I think I finally found my hallelujah
I've been waiting for this moment all my life
Now all my dreams are coming true, yeah
I've been waiting for this moment

"Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact." William James, Father of American psychology

"Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact." William James, Father of American psychology

16. "Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin

Are you late with the rent? Getting sued? Out of money? Don't have any style? Stop your hand-wringing! You may be inclined to worry about your sorry self, but that will only make matters worse. According to this 1988 a cappella hit, just put a smile on your face and be happy.

Positive vibe lyrics:

In every life we have some trouble
But when you worry you make it double
Don't worry, be happy.

17. "Last Dollar (Fly Away)" by Tim McGraw

The protagonist in this country song from 2007 knows that his financial problems are serious because friends are lending him money and personal items. However, he's not worried. He is in love and he feels as free as a bird.

Positive vibes lyrics:

I don't have to worry
About things that I don't have
Cause if I ain't got nothing
I've got nothing to hold me back.

"You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind." - Joyce Meyer, American author

"You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind." - Joyce Meyer, American author

18. "Stuck Like Glue" by Sugarland

The couple in this uptempo 2010 country hit have been together a long time. Just when it seems like maybe their love has died, he'll do something that reminds her of why they chose one another. That's when you know you're in it for the long haul.

Positive vibe lyrics:

Stuck like glue
You and me baby we're stuck like glue.

19. "Break My Stride" by Matthew Wilder

Your past may have been rocky, but now you're on a roll and there's nothing that's going to stop you from winning! This 1983 hit is a great motivational song to remind yourself to keep moving forward.

Positive vibe lyrics:

Ain't nothin' gonna break my stride
Nobody's gonna slow me down, oh-no
I got to keep on moving.

"There is no advertisement as powerful as a positive reputation traveling fast." - Brian Koslow, American author

"There is no advertisement as powerful as a positive reputation traveling fast." - Brian Koslow, American author

20. "Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey

This 1981 classic tells the story of a couple of teens trying to make it in the big lonely city. (He's a singer.)

If you've ever had an against-all-odds dream, let this be your motivation to stick it out. Keep reaching for that goal and don't doubt your talent or passion.

Positive vibe lyrics:

Don't stop believin'
Hold on to that feelin'.

"There is a sense that things -- if you keep positive and optimistic about what can be done -- do work out." - Hillary Clinton, American candidate for President

"There is a sense that things -- if you keep positive and optimistic about what can be done -- do work out." - Hillary Clinton, American candidate for President

Even More Happy, Positive, and Uplifting Songs

Song & Year ReleasedArtistPositive Vibe Lyrics

21. I'm A Believer (2001)

Smash Mouth

Then I saw her face, now I'm a believer / Not a trace, of doubt in my mind / I'm in love and I'm a believer

22. Good Vibrations (1966)

The Beach Boys

I'm picking up good vibrations / She's giving me excitations / Good bop bop, good vibrations

23. Chicken Fried (2008)

Zac Brown Band

It's funny how it's the little things in life that mean the most / Not where you live, what you drive or the price tag on your clothes

24. You're the One That I Want (1978)

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta

You better shape up / Cause I need a man / And my heart is set on you

25. Put A Little Love In Your Heart (1969)

Jackie DeShannon

Think of your fellow man, lend him a helping hand / Put a little love in your heart

26. You Make My Dreams Come True (1980)

Hall & Oates

Well, well, well you / (You-hoo, hoo-hoo-ooh) / Oh, yeah You make my dreams come true

27. Why Don't We Just Dance (2010)

Josh Turner

Well it might be me / But the way I see it / The whole wide world has gone crazy. / So baby, why don't we just dance?

28. Let Your Love Flow (1976)

The Bellamy Brothers

Let your love fly / Like a bird on the wing / And let your love bind you / To all living things

29. It's A Great Day To Be Alive (2000)

Travis Tritt

And it's a great day to be alive / I know the sun's still shining when I close my eyes

30. Joy to the World (1970)

Three Dog Night

Joy to the world / All the boys and girls. / Joy to the fishes in the deep blue sea. / Joy to you and me.

31. What a Wonderful World (1967)

Louis Armstrong

I see trees of green, red roses too. / I see them bloom for me and you / And I think to myself what a wonderful world.

32. Here Comes the Sun (1969)

The Beatles

Here comes the sun, and I say It's all right

33. Good Time (2008)

Alan Jackson

I've been workin' all week / And I'm tired and I don't wanna sleep. / I wanna have fun. / It's time for a good time.

34. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go (1984)

Wham!

You take the grey skies out of my way / You make the sun shine brighter than Doris Day

35. Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now (1979)

McFadden & Whitehead

Ain't no stoppin' us now! / We're on the move! / Ain't no stoppin' us now! / We've got the groove!

36. Y.M.C.A. (1978)

Village People

No man does it all by himself / I said, young man, put your pride on the shelf / And just go there, to the Y.M.C.A. / I'm sure they can help you today.

37. You're My Best Friend (1975)

Queen

Ooh, you're the best friend that I ever had / I've been with you such a long time / You're my sunshine and I want you to know / That my feelings are true / I really love you

38. Back in the High Life Again (1986)

Steve Winwood

We'll be back in the high life again / All the doors I closed one time will open up again

39. Keep Your Head Up (2011)

Andy Grammer

This is just a journey / Drop your worries / You are gonna turn out fine

40. I Can See Clearly Now (1972)

Johnny Nash

I can see clearly now, the rain is gone / I can see all obstacles in my way

41. Counting Stars (2013)

OneRepublic

Baby I been, I been prayin' hard / Said no more counting dollars / We'll be counting stars

42. You Gotta Be (1994)

Des'ree

Listen as your day unfolds / Challenge what the future holds / Try and keep your head up to the sky

43. Get On Your Feet (1989)

Gloria Estefan

Get on your feet / Get up and make it happen / Get on your feet / Stand up and take some action

44. Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) (2011)

Kelly Clarkson

What doesn't kill you makes you stronger / Stand a little taller / Doesn't mean I'm lonely when I'm alone

45. All You Need Is Love (1967)

The Beatles

All you need is love, love. / Love is all you need.

46. This Girl Is On Fire (2012)

Alicia Keys

This girl is on fire This girl is on fire / She's walking on fire / This girl is on fire

47. Simply the Best (1989)

Tina Turner

You're simply the best / Better than all the rest / Better than anyone / Anyone I've ever met

48. Only the Good Die Young (1977)

Billy Joel

They say there's a heaven for those who will wait / Some say it's better but I say it ain't / I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints / The sinners are much more fun / You know that only the good die young

49. Livin' On a Prayer (1986)

Bon Jovi

Whoa, we're half way there / Whoa, livin' on a prayer / Take my hand and we'll make it, I swear

50. Check Yes, Juliet (2008)

We the Kings

Don't sell your heart. / Don't say we're not meant to be. / Run, baby, run. / Forever we'll be / You and me.

51. Man In the Mirror (1988)

Michael Jackson

I’m starting with the man in the mirror / I’m asking him to change his ways

52. Hall Of Fame (2012)

The Script featuring will.i.am

Do it for your people / Do it for your pride / How you ever gonna know if you never even try?

53. Unwritten (2004)

Natasha Bedingfield

Live your life with arms wide open / Today is where your book begins

54. Song Of the Heart (2006)

Prince

We have to find our heart songs all by ourselves / It's the voice you hear inside / Who you truly are (truly are)

55. Smile (2009)

Uncle Kracker

You're better than the best /I'm lucky just to linger in your light / Cooler than the flip-side of my pillow (that's right)

56. Don't Stop (1977)

Fleetwood Mac

Don't stop, thinking about tomorrow / Don't stop, it'll soon be here. / It'll be, better than before / Yesterday's gone, yesterday's gone.

57. Just Fine (2007)

Mary J. Blige

No time for moping around, are you kidding And no time for negative vibes, cause I'm winning

58. Can't Stop the Feeling (2016)

Justin Timberlake

'Cause I got that sunshine in my pocket / Got that good soul in my feet

59. Don't Stop Me Now (1978)

Queen

Tonight I'm gonna have myself a real good time / I feel alive and the world I'll turn it inside out - yeah

60. Get Lucky (2013)

Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell Williams)

We're up all night 'til the sun / We're up all night to get some ' We're up all night for good fun / We're up all night to get lucky

61. Best Night (2012)

Justice Crew

This is the best, and everything’s alright / We live the best life / This is the best night of my life

62. Best Song Ever (2013)

One Direction

And we danced all night to the best song ever / We knew every line, now I can't remember / How it goes but I know that I won't forget her / 'Cause we danced all night to the best song ever

63. Good Time (2012)

Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen

We don't even have to try / It's always a good time

64. Uptown Funk (2016)

Mark Robson (featuring Bruno Mars)

Come on, dance, jump on it / If you sexy, then flaunt it / If you freaky, then own it / Don't brag about it, come show me

65. We Can't Stop (2013)

Miley Cyrus

It's our party we can do what we want / It's our party we can say what we want / It's our party we can love who we want

66. One More Time (2001)

Daft Punk

One more time / Music's got me feeling so free / We're gonna celebrate

67. With a Little Luck (1978)

Paul McCartney and Wings

With a little luck, we can help it out / We can make this whole damn thing work out

68. Right Now (1991)

Van Halen

Right now, hey / It's your tomorrow / Right now, / C'mon, it's everything / Right now

69. Pocket Full of Sunshine (2008)

Natasha Bedingfield

Do what you want, but you're never gonna break me. / Sticks and stones are never gonna shake me.

70. We Own the Night (2013)

The Wanted

May our hearts be full like our drinks tonight / May we sing and dance 'til we lose our minds / We are only young if we seize the night / Tonight we own the night

71. Geronimo (2014)

Sheppard

We can make this leap / Through the curtains of the waterfall / So Say Geronimo!

72. New Attitude (1985)

Patti LaBelle

I'm feeling good from my hat to my shoe / Know where I am going and I know what to do / I've tidied up my point of view / I've got a new attitude.

73. Say Hey (I Love You) (2008)

Michael Franti & Spearhead

The more I see, the less I know / But I know one thing / That I love you (baby girl) / I love you, I love you, I love you

74. Home (1996)

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

Ah, home, let me come home / Home is wherever I'm with you

75. Fight Song (2015)

Rachel Platten

This is my fight song / Take back my life song / Prove I'm alright song My power's turned on Starting right now I'll be strong

76. I Will Survive (1978)

Gloria Gaynor

I will survive / Long as I know how to love, I know I'll stay alive / I've got my life to live, and all my love to give / And I'll survive

77. I Believe I Can Fly (1996)

R. Kelly

I believe I can fly / I believe I can touch the sky

78. Good Life (2018)

Rachel Platten

I'm living when my heart reacts / I see the colors in the sunrise / And ooh, I got the good girl vibes

79. America's Sweetheart (2015)

Elle King

What do you want from me, I'm not America's sweetheart / But you love me anyway

80. Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Cyndi Lauper

I want to be the one to walk in the sun / Oh, girls they wanna have fun

81. Unbreakable Smile (2015)

Tori Kelly

La da da da dee, you’re not breaking me / La de da da da, ain’t got time for ya, singing / La da da da dee, you won’t shatter me / La de da da da, got an unbreakable smile

82. The Power (2017)

Sweet Spirit

I've got the power here inside of myself / Come feel the power

83. Once a Day (2016)

Michael Franti & Spearhead (featuring Sonna Rele & Supa Dups)

So don't you worry 'bout what people say / Raise your head up and be on your way / And it don't matter if you fall today / Just get up, get up, get up, get up

84. The Champion (2018)

Carrie Underwood (featuring Ludacris)

I am invincible, unbreakable / Unstoppable, unshakeable / They knock me down, I get up again / I am the champion

85. Fire N Gold (2015)

Bea Miller

This is our time to own it / So own it / Baby, we were born with fire & gold in our eyes, eyes

86. Get Along (2018)

Kenny Chesney

We find out when you die the keys to heaven can't be bought / We still don't know what love is but we sure know what it's not / Sometimes you got to / Get along, on down the road

87. Chrystal Express (2017)

Raury

Diamonds go through heat and constant pressure for creation / Be at your true nirvana / You can ride the crystal express

88. I Make My Own Sunshine (2012)

Alyssa Bonagura

It don't matter if it's raining / Nothing can phase me / I make my own sunshine / And if you think you can break me / Baby you're crazy

89. Best Day Ever (1979)

Sly & The Family Stone

All these things keep goin' my way / I got a big ol' smile all over my face / Don't know why, but it keeps getting better / Cause it's the best day ever

90. 22 (2012)

Taylor Swift

I don't know about you but I'm feeling 22 / Everything will be alright if you keep me next to you / You don't know about me, but I bet you want to / Everything will be alright if we just keep dancing like we're 22

91. Run Away (2014)

Anthem Lights

Baby nothing can stop us / We can build our own metropolis / We got everything that we need / We can live a fantasy

92. Me Without You (2012)

TobyMac

You are mine, I am yours / You rescued me / And I am yours forever / You saved me, remade me

93. A Better Place (2016)

Rachel Platten

There's a song in my heart, feel like I belong / It's a better place since you came along

94. Three Little Birds (1977)

Bob Marley

Don't worry about a thing / 'Cause every little thing gonna be alright

95. Hello, You Beautiful Thing (2014)

Jason Mraz

I know, I know, it's going to be a good day / Hello, hello, you beautiful thing

96. Have It All (2018)

Jason Mraz

Well here's to the hearts that you're gonna break / Here's to the lives that you're gonna change / Here's to the infinite possible ways to love you

97. Everything’s Gonna Be Alright (2018)

David Lee Murphy & Kenny Chesney

Everything's gonna be alright / And nobody's gotta worry 'bout nothing / Don't go hitting that panic button / It ain't near as bad as you think

98. Joy (2018)

King & Country

The time has come to make a choice / And I choose joy

99. Don't Be So Hard On Yourself (2015)

Jess Glynn

Don't be so hard on yourself, no / Learn to forgive, learn to let go / Everyone trips, everyone falls / So don't be so hard on yourself, no

100. I'm Still Standing (1983)

Elton John

I'm still standing after all this time / Picking up the pieces of my life without you on my mind

101. Dog Days Are Over (2009)

Florence + The Machine

Happiness, hit her like a train on a track / Coming towards her, stuck still no turning back

102. Good Vibes (2019)

Chris Janson

I'm gettin' them good vibes / I'm livin' this good life / I'm breathin' on God's time / And I ain't gonna waste one breath

103. High Hopes (2018)

Panic! At the Disco

Had to have high, high hopes for a living / Shooting for the stars when I couldn't make a killing / Didn't have a dime but I always had a vision / Always had high, high hopes

104. Hey Look Ma, I Made It (2018)

Panic! At the Disco

Hey, look ma, I made it / Everything's comin' up aces, aces / If it's a dream, don't wake me, don't wake me / I said hey, look ma, I made it, I made it

105. Take It Easy (1972)

Eagles

Take it easy, take it easy / Don't let the sound of your own wheels drive you crazy / Lighten up while you still can / Don't even try to understand / Just find a place to make your stand / Take it easy

Optimistic lamp post:  "The bad guys only win for a little bit."

Optimistic lamp post: "The bad guys only win for a little bit."

Questions & Answers

Question: Do you have any suggestions for a birthday theme song for a very spunky 60-year-old lady?

Answer: Check out the Happy Birthday Playlist http://hub.me/ak7oB which has a number of perky and positive birthday songs.

Question: I am looking for a song with these lyrics, ''Going back to life again; I wanna live again." What is the song title and who is the musician?

Answer: In checking lyrics databases, the closest I could find to those lyrics was a song called, "Back to Life" (2013) by Chris Mayer (featuring J. Yolo). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i42I9qTXOTY

Here are the full lyrics:

Cause she bringing me back to life

I know that she won't let me go, tonight

I'm living it up 'cause I'm back to life

Just wanna live and let go, go, yeah

'Cause she bringing me back to life

I know that she won't let me go, tonight

I'm living it up 'cause I'm back to life

Just wanna live and let go, go, yeah

She's looking fly, she keeps on running through my mind

People say that she's a good girl

I think she's absolutely not

'Cause she been driving me crazy

I'm gonna be needing some space now

I keep on running out of time, yeah

'Cause I can't run at her pace, no, no

'Cause she bringing me back to life

I know that she won't let me go, tonight

I'm living it up 'cause I'm back to life

Just wanna live and let go, go, yeah

Back, back, back I'm going back to life yeah

Back, back, back I'm going back to life yeah

Back, back, back I'm going back to life Yeah

Back, back, back I'm going back to life yeah

She wanna take it real slow

Says we should keep it on the low

Even told me she was not in love with me

But she's the love of my soul

So what in the world can I do

She been driving me crazy

I'm gonna be needing some space now

I keep on running out of time, yeah

'Cause I can't run at her pace, no, no

'Cause she bringing me back to life

I know that she won't let me go, tonight

I'm living it up 'cause I'm back to life

Just wanna live and let go, go, yeah

Back, back, back I'm going back to life yeah

Back, back, back I'm going back to life yeah

Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah

'Cause she bringing me back to life

I know that she won't let me go, tonight

I'm living it up 'cause I'm back to life

Just wanna live and let go, go, yeah

Back, back, back I'm going back to life yeah

Back, back, back I'm going back to life yeah

Back, back, back I'm going back to life yeah

Back, back, back I'm going back to life yeah.

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Comments

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on July 23, 2020:

Neal - Thanks for the heads up. I replaced it with another good song.

Neal Schon on July 23, 2020:

Don't stop believing- so good, its on here twice

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on April 10, 2020:

Dolores - Right now it's too easy to get down being cooped up in the house and listening to all the negative news. I'm glad you enjoyed these positive, uplifting tunes. They'll really have your spirits soaring even if you're in lockdown. Stay healthy!

Dolores Monet on April 09, 2020:

Hi Flourish - you are always right there with your song lists. Music certainly does have the ability to affect your mood and I have often turned to music in times of trouble. Thanks for the list!

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on July 03, 2019:

Leslie Samuels - Have a Happy Fourth of July!

Leslie SAMUELS on July 03, 2019:

Thank you so much , truly ❤❤❤

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on April 21, 2019:

Jasmine Jones - Me too, Bach to rock, folk to funk.

Jasmine jones on April 21, 2019:

I love all types of music what about you?

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on August 27, 2018:

MJ - I'm so happy this is adding a positive spin to your day! Thanks for letting me know how you're using this! Have a terrific week!

MJ on August 27, 2018:

Listen to one every day, up to number 52! Thanks for the positive list! :D

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on July 20, 2018:

Cynthia - I'm glad you found this on Google! I hope your whiny Facebook friend makes a playlist of these tunes and puts it on autorepeat. Have a fantastic weekend!

Cynthia Zirkwitz from Vancouver Island, Canada on July 17, 2018:

I ran across this on Google when I was looking for something pithy to say about a whiny person on Facebook that blames everyone for not seeing the sort of wonderful, loving person they really are. This compendium of uplifting tunes is exactly what I need right now! Thank you!

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on May 21, 2018:

Chrissy - I added this song and will also do a playlist in the future about being young. Wish I were 22 again. It was a great time, although my current age is really good too! It's all good! Thanks for the suggestion. Wishing you all the best. Flourish

Chrissy on May 20, 2018:

22 by Taylor Swift always pumps me up, and I think it would be a great addition.

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on May 04, 2018:

Paula, What a positive and uplifting comment! Thank you! More power to you! Have a fan-freaking-tastic weekend, my friend! Thinking of you!

Suzie from Carson City on May 04, 2018:

FloAny...Hey! My new schedule allows me about 20-30 min per day on HP. I must ration my time among my favorite peeps. Today, I'm hangin with you for a while and I see I chose a GREAT time.

I love all the music in this hub, Flourish! It's the kind of music I never ever tire of. How can we? It's so upbeat!

You're working & writing in a Fever Pitch, girlfriend!! You GO!!......Peace, Paula

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on May 04, 2018:

Linda - Thanks a bunch for stopping by. I sure like happy and upbeat songs. Hope you have a grand weekend!

Linda Bilyeu from Orlando, FL on May 04, 2018:

There is a whole lot of happy in this hub! Well done!

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on May 04, 2018:

tconcordio - Thanks for the suggestion! Added!

tconcordio on May 04, 2018:

Sly & The Family Stallone - Best Day Ever

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on April 26, 2018:

CUGULI - YOU'VE MADE MY DAY!

CUGULİ on April 26, 2018:

THE BEST LİST EVER I SEEN

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on March 23, 2018:

Ugh - Glad to lift your mood. Stay positive!

ughhhhhh on March 23, 2018:

thanks this really helped!!!

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on August 11, 2017:

Chriswillman90 - Thanks so much for the encouraging comment!

Krzysztof Willman from Parlin, New Jersey on August 10, 2017:

Fantastic list with so many variations and genres that I'll have to save it for the next time I'm feeling down.

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on May 02, 2017:

Michael U - A big you're welcome! Have a fantastic day!

Michael U on May 02, 2017:

Thank you for making this list!

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on May 01, 2017:

Rackleflackl - Thanks for all these suggestions. You really know your Dennis DeYoung songs! I appreciate your kind words and leaving a comment. Have a great week!

Rackleflackl on April 30, 2017:

Wow- I love what you have going on here. I was compiling a list of "PMA" songs for a friend, which I was going to make a Facebook page out of, but I might just refer my friend here instead. I have a rather large list, many of which are on your list, and many that are not. Here's some suggestions: "Don't Wait For Heroes", "Ready Or Not", "Warning Shot", and "This Is The Time", all by Dennis DeYoung, and "I'm OK", "Angry Young Man (Fooling Yourself", and "Best Of Times" by his former band Styx are all very positive songs! More to come...

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on April 21, 2017:

Anonymous - Although I didn't find a song named "Good Time" I did add "Tonight We Own the Night" by them. It's chipper and a good song, too. If you want to give me more information about the song you suggested, perhaps that will trigger something? Thank you for reading and for leaving a song suggestion.

Anonymous on April 20, 2017:

"Good Time" by Wanted is one of the most upbeat and uplifting songs I have ever heard of.

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on March 16, 2017:

Christyann76 - Although it's not a traditional uplifting or happy song if you look at the lyrics, the gist of the message is in the refrain,, and I can see how you feel that way. Thanks for your comment. We'll all get by.

Christyann76 on March 16, 2017:

I think Touch of Grey by Grateful Dead is strangely yet incredibly uplifting

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on February 23, 2017:

Zach - I added "Right Now." Thanks for the comment! Have a great day!

Zach on February 23, 2017:

Right Now and When It's Love by Van Halen

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on January 02, 2017:

a - A big high five! Thank you for your suggestions. I have added them. Have a happy, positive, uplifting week!

a on January 01, 2017:

Here is mine

Can't Stop the Felling - Justin Timberlake Nothing I can see but you when you dance, dance, dance

A feeling good, good, creeping up on you

So just dance, dance, dance, come on

All those things I shouldn't do

But you dance, dance, dance

And ain't nobody leaving soon, so keep dancing

I can't stop the feeling

So just dance, dance, dance

I can't stop the feeling

So just dance, dance, dance, come on

Don't Stop Me Now - Queen

Tonight I'm gonna have myself a real good time

I feel alive and the world I'll turn it inside out - yeah

And floating around in ecstasy

So don't stop me now don't stop me

'Cause I'm having a good time having a good time

Feel Good Time - Pink

Tonight I'm gonna have myself a real good time

I feel alive and the world I'll turn it inside out - yeah

And floating around in ecstasy

So don't stop me now don't stop me

'Cause I'm having a good time having a good time

Get Lucky - Daft Punk

We're up all night 'til the sun

We're up all night to get some

We're up all night for good fun

We're up all night to get lucky

Best Night - Justice Crew

This is the best, this is the best night

This is the best, this is the best night

This is the best, and everything’s alright

We live the best life

This is the best night of my life

Best Song Ever - One Direction

And we danced all night to the best song ever

We knew every line, now I can't remember

How it goes but I know that I won't forget her

'Cause we danced all night to the best song ever

I think it went oh, oh, oh

I think it went yeah, yeah, yeah

I think it goes oh

Good Time - Owl City

Woah-oh-oh-oh woah-oh-oh-oh

It's always a good time

Woah-oh-oh-oh

We don't even have to try, it's always a good time.

Uptown Funk - Mark Robson

Girls hit your hallelujah (whoo)

Girls hit your hallelujah (whoo)

Girls hit your hallelujah (whoo)

'Cause uptown funk gon' give it to you

'Cause uptown funk gon' give it to you

'Cause uptown funk gon' give it to you

Saturday night and we in the spot

Don't believe me just watch (come on)

We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus

We can't stop (whoa)

we won't stop (whoa)

Can't you see it's we who own the night

Can't you see it we who bout' that life

And we can't stop (whoa)

And we won't stop (whoa)

We run things, things don't run we

Don't take nothing from nobody yeah yeah

One More Time - Daft Punk

One more time we're gonna celebrate

Oh yeah all right don't stop the dancing

One more time we're gonna celebrate

Oh yeah all right don't stop the dancing

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on November 29, 2016:

fancyeeb - Thanks for the addition!

fancyeeb on November 29, 2016:

Mary J blige - Just Fine

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on September 12, 2016:

Larry - I have been wondering about you and am so happy that you're back. Yeah, the other list was a bit of a bummer. If my ads get disabled because you simply mentioned the word, I might have to delete your comment. Meh. Don't take it personally. Glad to see you again!

Larry Rankin from Oklahoma on September 12, 2016:

Well, far more uplifting than the suicide list, lol.

Always enjoy these. Sorry for long time no see. Been doing the professor thing. Between you and me, I far prefer reading your articles to comp students, lol.

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on September 05, 2016:

vespawoolf - Glad you enjoyed this and will be exploring some of the ones that aren't as familiar. I hope you are doing well on this fantastic Monday evening and have a great week ahead!

Vespa Woolf from Peru, South America on September 05, 2016:

"I Got a Feeling" and "Happy" are two of my favorites, so I'm glad they made your list. I agree that listening to upbeat music, among other things, can help lift our mood. And who doesn't need to do that from time to time? I plan to look up some of the songs I'm unfamiliar with. Thank you!

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on September 02, 2016:

Frank - So glad to hear that. Have a fabulous holiday weekend.

Frank Atanacio from Shelton on September 01, 2016:

Flourish this playlist hub did put me in a better mood.. love it

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on August 26, 2016:

teaches12345 - Glad I could help you lift your mood. We all need a go-to soundtrack that lifts us up or keeps us feeling that way. Have a terrific weekend!

Dianna Mendez on August 25, 2016:

I see a lot of my favorites on here. This is a great topic and you have covered it well. I'm still singing along with Williams -- Cause I'm happy!

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on August 24, 2016:

Boomer Music Man - Thank you for the positive vibes. Have a great week!

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on August 24, 2016:

Audrey - Thank you for your kind enthusiasm. It may have been decades since Y.M.C.A. made the charts (and I'm old enough to remember it from "back then"), but it's a perennial crowd pleaser and I sure love it! Glad you do too! Have a terrific week!

Audrey Hunt from Idyllwild Ca. on August 24, 2016:

Good Vibrations - great hub on happiness. And how can anyone be sad with Y.M.C.A? I'm all for happiness and so are you. A great way to be. Happiness is a choice. Happiness is reading this hub by FlourishAnyway!

Boomer Music Man on August 24, 2016:

These are feel good music. The listis just perfect and i love it.

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on August 23, 2016:

Carb Diva - I'm sorry to hear that you have been dealing with such stressors in your household over the last few weeks. I can empathize. There are a number of heavy things going on in my extended family right now and I like to use music (and writing) to cheer, distract and uplift. Stay strong and true to yourself. My thoughts are with you.

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on August 23, 2016:

Linda - I'm glad there were some songs you recognized here. I hope that your week is a happy and productive one for you.

Linda Lum from Washington State, USA on August 22, 2016:

So many HAPPY songs here. I can't pick one favorite--maybe 10? But I'll have to confess--whenever I here "Happy" by Pharrell I think of the animated movie Despicable Me 2.

Past few weeks have been kinda rough in the Carb Diva household. I needed this one. What a wonderful gift on this Monday. Blessings to you for reminding me that we are as happy or as sad each day as we choose to be.

Linda Crampton from British Columbia, Canada on August 22, 2016:

I know some of the songs in your list this time and do find that they cheer me up. Thanks for sharing the music ideas and the inspirational quotes, Flourish. It's always nice to hear or read something uplifting!

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on August 22, 2016:

Cyndi10 - Great addition! Thanks so much! I will add it now!

Cynthia B Turner from Georgia on August 22, 2016:

What a great list! I would add "Song of the Heart" by Prince from the movie Happy Feet. If you don't get a lift after hearing that, well...

Take care!

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on August 21, 2016:

Devika - Thank you for stopping by. Have a fabulous week filled with all good things.

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on August 21, 2016:

MsDora - I hope you are able to find some that you enjoy! I try to present a nice variety to please many tastes. Have a wonderful week.

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on August 21, 2016:

Aww, Bill - Maybe this is one playlist you really need! All my best to you and Bev.

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on August 21, 2016:

Peggy - Thanks so much for your support and encouragement. Life happens to us, be we can control our reactions. Music is one of my favorite ways to elevate the mood. Have a great week!

Peggy Woods from Houston, Texas on August 21, 2016:

Amazing collection you assembled! Many of them were new to me. I especially loved the positive quotes. Sharing your happiness post with others! :)

Devika Primić from Dubrovnik, Croatia on August 21, 2016:

A brilliant thought here about these songs.

Dora Weithers from The Caribbean on August 21, 2016:

All the lyrics you quoted are filled with confidence and resolution. I need to find some of these songs. Thanks for a great compilation.

Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on August 21, 2016:

Oddly, it took me a moment to think of an uplifting song. I wonder what that says about me? LOL I finally remember "Don't Worry, Be Happy." Sheez, maybe I better change my radio station.

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on August 20, 2016:

DreamerMeg - How fabulous that I could introduce you to some new songs! Thanks for stopping by! Have a terrific weekend.

DreamerMeg from Northern Ireland on August 20, 2016:

I love upbeat songs but I only knew a few on your list, must go and listen to some of the ones I don't know.

FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on August 20, 2016:

Patricia - Thank you so much for the encouragement. Negative is not the way to be. No rewards there, long or short-term. I love that you are an upbeat, positive lady. Have a great weekend.

Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on August 20, 2016:

Awesome so many +++music with an UPbeat is how I roll!!!well done. Angels are on the way!!!

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