Stomp your feet and dance to our pick of the best feel good songs to raise your mood.
While you must have lost count of how many days you’ve been stuck at home now, keeping your spirits up and staying happy are two of the most important things you can do to support your wellbeing. Although there are many ways to cheer yourself up, listening to high-beat music is perhaps the easiest. Listen to our selection to make your body move and your face smile.
Happy by Pharell
Released in 2014, Pharell made the whole world happy with this feel-good anthem. Originally written for the soundtrack of Despicable Me 2, the song soared to number 1 in 35 countries and was voted the bestselling song in 2014. Fun fact, the word happy is repeated 56 times over the course of the song.
Dancing Queen by ABBA
Released in 1976, this song has become timeless and a sure hit at many parties. Noted as the first Europop disco hit to hit the radio, Dancing Queen was ABBA’s first and only number one song in the US. Worry not though, because Rolling Stone ranked this catchy tune as one of the greatest songs of all time.
This is Me by The Greatest Showman Cast
Performed by Keala Settle and the whole cast of this amazing show, This is Me is a song for the underdog. With an energetic beat and the singer’s strong voice, this song is also a great karaoke tune, as well as being fun to belt out in the shower.
Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
Released worldwide in 2014, Uptown Funk is a master collaboration between British DJ and producer Mark Ronson and American singing sensation Bruno Mars. Combining many different genres, the lyrics range from self-love to fashion and traditional masculine bravado. Topping the music charts worldwide, Uptown Funk won in the 58th Annual Grammy Awards for Record of the Year and Best Pop/Duo Group Performance.
I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas
From the second you hit the play button, this song gets everyone dancing and forgetting their worries. Released in 2009, this is the anthem for a great night out. With its super dancey tune and fun lyrics, I Gotta Feeling won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals and has been streamed close to half a billion times on Spotify.
Don’t Worry be Happy by Bobby McFerrin
True to the title, this music is all about not worrying and being happy no matter what is happening. Released in 1988, the catchy whistle and acapella-style music brings a cheerful mood to every situation.