Monday, December 5, 2011


I don't know what I would do if I didn't have music in my life daily. It absolutely can turn my bad day around, it's an ultimate pick-me-up, can motivate me (especially while running), and sometimes it's good to just calm me down. I really enjoying learning song lyrics too. Not only is music fun to dance and sing along to, but I love when songs have great messages/lyrics to just soak up and listen to. I could make a list 100 songs long that I could call my 'favorites' and still feel like I haven't captured them all. Here's a list of some of my favorite songs: (if you click on the title of the song, it'll bring you to a youtube video so you can hear it! :-) )

  • Michael BubléSway; I love this song because it makes me want to learn how to swing dance! I absolutely love Michael Bublé's voice, I could listen to it any day, anytime - makes me so happy.
  • Rascal Flatts is my all time favorite group and I pretty much love all of their songs!! Here are a few of my absolute favorites of theirs: Day Before You; Unstoppable; I Won't Let Go; Fallin' Upside Down; The first three have very special, moving lyrics to me - the fourth one is just fun!
  • Taylor Swift is another one of my favorites! I'd Lie; The Best Day; Long Live - I could listen to her ALL day long!
  • Keith Urban just has a beautiful voice: Somebody Like You; This is definitely my favorite song by him!
  • Jason Mraz: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.; This is probably one of my favorite whole albums - I think it's the most played in my iTunes, yes, even over Rascal Flatts. I could listen to this album entirely without skipping any song and loving each one - highly recommend it!
  • Jack Johnson has a very soothing and comforting voice. He's great to just listen to when you want to relax. I really like Banana Pancakes, Good People and Better Together - that was our wedding song. :-)
  • 'N sync/Justin Timberlake: 'N sync was the first group that I was obsessed with - I had all of their CDs (still do!) and I saw them in concert in seventh grade! I also really enjoy Justin Timberlake's more recent solo stuff. I Drive Myself Crazy; LoveStoned/I Think She Knows
  • The past few years I've really come to love country music. It has amazing lyrics and really fun songs - here are some of my favorite country people and one of their songs that I enjoy: Carrie Underwood (Mama's Song), The Band Perry (If I Die Young), Zac Brown Band (Whatever It Is), Josh Turner (Would You Go With Me), Lady Antebellum (American Honey)
  • Lucky Boys ConfusionHey Driver; This is a local band from the Chicagoland area. Tim and I and some of our friends have seen them a couple times play at a bar in town. They really put on a good show - and it's not country!
  • Maroon 5: I believe I've previously expressed my thoughts in a different post on Adam Levine and his sexy voice, but this is my favorite song from them, by far! The Way You Look Tonight
  • Savage Garden: Truly, Madly, DeeplyHeard this song in 4th grade and have loved it since :-)
  • Dave Matthews BandAnts Marching; I'm not a huge Dave Matthews fan, but I really like this song.
  • Pentatonix: This is the group that won season 3 of the Sing-Off. I really enjoyed their interesting style of acapella singing! Video Killed the Radio Star
  • Steve Miller Band (and random classic rock/oldies): The Joker; Some Kinda Wonderful - adorable lyrics (Grand Funk Railroad), Ballroom Blitz (Sweet)
  • Aretha Franklin: RESPECT; This is my jam!! Just ask anyone who attended our wedding!
This seems like a lot, but I could keep going on, and on, and on -- this is so hard to stop! I absolutely love music, I cannot go a day without it! I hope you enjoy the playlist I provided for you! :-)


  1. I agree with you fully about the amazing power music holds over our moods. I also am in love with Jason Mraz's whole album, and Savage Garden's TWO albums are amazing to me too! :) Thanks for sharing, and I will have to check out some new songs!

  2. I was totally jamming out this morning while i was getting ready. I actually got out of the house relatively on time today.