3. Good-mood songs

Good-mood songs


Is there a song that instantly puts you in a good mood? We asked a few of our friends and colleagues. (The song titles are also links to videos of the songs on YouTube.)

Hey Ya
For an instant good mood, surely there's no better song than 'Hey Ya' by OutKast. All I need is to hear that first second – 'One, two, three, four' and there's no stopping me jumping up to dance! It reminds me of good times with friends and dancing on my friend's coffee table.
Jo G

Champions League Anthem
It's the Champions League song! I like the blast of trumpets at the end. It sounds a bit like a monarch being crowned and it's quite uplifting. Apparently Erling Braut Haaland uses it as the alarm on his phone, so he must find it stirring as well!

Rock Lobster
The driving bass line of 'Rock Lobster' always picks me up (though sometimes I can't get it out of my head), and the song reminds me of good times with friends when I was a teenager. The lyrics often border on the absurd, but for some reason I love this. In any case, it's really the musical part of the song that I like the most.

Happy Birthday
One of my favourite feel-good songs is 'Happy Birthday' by Stevie Wonder. We always play it when it's someone's birthday in our family, so it makes me think of fun celebrations. But I also love the story behind it. Stevie Wonder wanted to have the birthday of Martin Luther King made into a public holiday, so he wrote this song to promote the idea.  

We want to hear from you!

  • Which song puts you in a good mood? 
  • Why do you like it?
  • Please include a link to the song so that we can hear it!

Do you and anyone else like the same song? Responding to other people's comments is a great way to learn and improve!


Average: 4.5 (4 votes)

Excellent choice drozdowski!
I'm listening to it right now and had forgotten how good it is! Thank you for the reminder.

~ Tina ツ
LearnEnglish team

Submitted by Nathaliap93 on Sun, 05/11/2023 - 11:41


Thanks for recommending your songs, I discovered great songs for your suggestion. Music for me is giving and receiving because it is a gift from the universe, I can share different feelings and expressions thanks to music, I can feel better after listening to a good song and I can also feel very sad with a romantic song.

Submitted by Sofia_SY on Fri, 03/11/2023 - 09:26


The song that puts me in a good mood every time I listen is ‘Answer: Love Myself’ by BTS. It is a Korean song. The song reminds me to love myself. I attached the song’s link and I encourage you to listen when you have free time.


Submitted by Khalil Alsumumi on Mon, 30/10/2023 - 11:45


my best verse is to listen to the spiritual recitations for some great speakers .It makes me happy , relaxed and out of stress .
specially those verses well spoken and recited

Submitted by _.fatimaarif on Sun, 29/10/2023 - 19:36


Any song by The Chainsmoker!!

Submitted by m0hd197 on Thu, 19/10/2023 - 12:32


I found a new music last week, and it has been making me listen to it repeatedly. This tends to happen when I love and connect with a new song, so I listen to it daily and weekly.

"Freeze" by Kygo: The music makes me want to wake up and run, even though I don't like to dance. Hahah!

Submitted by KarinaClau on Wed, 18/10/2023 - 02:31


Any song by Coldplay!

I asked because I really like Couldplay, but for me, only some of them can put me in a good mood. "Viva la Vida" can make me happier any time, it's true. Although "Fix You" and "Yellow" can make me down easily, it's hard to be unmoved for them, but not put me in a good mood.

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Submitted by Angel A on Tue, 17/10/2023 - 16:00


songs by my favorite singer or songs that have a slow rhythm

Submitted by Augusto on Tue, 17/10/2023 - 15:50


makes people happier than other songs music that is perceived as happy

Submitted by Ivettx_07 on Tue, 17/10/2023 - 02:42


I love all songs of all genres, I don't have a special song but if I had to choose one it would be "Anti-hero" by Taylor Swift, it makes me feel like the protagonist of a musical and it gives me too much energy 🥳


Submitted by The_Knife_Guy on Sun, 15/10/2023 - 10:17


My happy song is Ashes by Stellar. I love it, because I found it by accident a few months later and the moment I heard it for the firts time, I fell in love with that song, and now itˇs one of my most favorite songs. Everytime I hear it, I get live memories from the times I discoverd this song. (I miss these times)


Hi imlix08,

Thanks for sharing! It's definitely a relaxing collection of songs, and I can imagine it lifts your mood when you listen to it! 

Jo (LearnEnglish team)