Six songs to help lift your spirt during tough times

Six songs to help lift your spirt during tough times

They certainly won't make your problems go away, but for a few minutes, these songs will make you smile - and dance like nobody is watching! 

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Music has been scientifically proven to instantly lift people's moods. Listening to certain songs can make you feel sad, happy, angry, or relaxed. 

But we are all about positive vibes these days! We've put together a playlist to help you escape the harsh realities of life - even if it's just for a few minutes. 

We can all do with a pick-me-up these days. 

So grab a family member, a roommate, your dog/cat, and get dancing to these feel-good songs. 

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'Walking on Sunshine' - Katrina & The Waves

Nothing makes you want to get up and dance more than 'Walking on Sunshine' by Katrina & The Waves. The song was a worldwide hit when it was released in 1983, and it remains a favourite nearly 40 years later. 

'Lovely Day' - Bill Withers

You know it's going to be a 'Lovely Day' when Bill Withers' 1977 classic comes on the radio. 

 'A Beautiful Morning' - The Rascals 

Take a trip to the 60s with The Rascals' '1968 hit, 'A Beautiful Morning'

'I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)' -  Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston's 'I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)' is a favourite for both young and old. Grab a family member, your roommate, your dog and start dancing to this 1987 classic. 

'I Can See Clearly Now' - Johnny Nash

Turn up the volume to this Johnny Nash classic whenever you are feeling down. The singer-songwriter reminds us that it's going to be a bright sunshiny day.

'Higher Power' - Coldplay

We're ending off our feel good playlist with Coldplay's latest hit, 'Higher Power'. The song is currently at number 10 on the ECR Top 40

Tune in with Danny and Tee, every Saturday morning from 10am to 2pm, to listen to some of 2021's biggest songs. 

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