25 Get-Happy Tunes for the Winter Blues

Author: Alecia Pirulis  

Music

Whether it is a case of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or, like me, you live in Atlanta and spent 10 hours (or more) stuck in the miserable combination of traffic and ice this week, sometimes you just need a pick-me-up. Below are my 25 favorite get-happy tunes. Yes, a few might be considered somewhat cheesy — but nobody can hear what you are listening to! Add these to your playlist and start tapping your toes! Whether you are in a traffic jam, working out in your apartment community fitness center, or are cleaning your apartment on a Saturday afternoon, these songs are sure to put a spring in your step and chase away the winter blues:

  1. “Happy” by Pharrell Williams
  2. “The Middle” Jimmy Eat World
  3. “On Top of the World” Imagine Dragons
  4. “Put Your Records On” Corinne Bailey Rae
  5. “Ho Hey” The Lumineers
  6. “(Say Hey) I Love You” Michael Franti and Spearhead
  7. “Bubbly” Colbie Callat
  8. “Raise Your Glass” Pink
  9. “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” Bob Marley
  10. “I Love It” Icona Pop
  11. “Dog Days Are Over” Florence + the Machine
  12. “Some Nights” Fun.
  13. “Timber” Pitbull featuring Kesha
  14. “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark” Fall Out Boy
  15. “Roar” Katy Perry
  16. “I’m a Believer” The Monkees
  17. “Can’t Hold Us” Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
  18. “Party Rock Anthem” LMFAO
  19. “Good Time” Owl City featuring Carly Rae Jepsen
  20. “I Gotta Feeling” Black Eyed Peas
  21. “You’re the One That I Want” Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta
  22. “Don’t Stop Me Now” Queen
  23. “Thrift Shop” Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
  24. “Walking on Sunshine” Katrina and the Waves
  25. “The Lazy Song” Bruno Mars

Do you have get-happy songs to add to the playlist? Share your favorites in the comments section below, or share them with us on Facebook!