We all get in certain moods: happy, cranky, weepy, tired. Whether we want to celebrate or cry, music can lift us up and help us face every day challenges. But for the times when Pandora just doesn’t give you what you want, or when the radio has played that new song for the twelfth time today, here’s a list of songs that will get you feeling good:

Songs for when you’re sad (and want a mood booster):

Be OK, Ingrid Michaelson

It’s a Beautiful Day, Michael Buble

Sound of the Sunshine, Michael Franti and Spearhead

The Dog Days are Over, Florence and The Machine

Dancing Queen, ABBA

ABC, The Jackson 5

Feeling Good, Nina Simone

Crocodile Rock, Elton John

Any songs by the B-52s

Songs for when you need some relaxing tunes as background music on a Thursday afternoon and you have 50 assignments due the next day:

Beg Steal or Borrow, Ray Lamontagne

Emmylou, Vance Joy

I Melt With You, Modern English

Stir It Up, Bob Marley

Aeroplane, U2

Bad Self Portraits, Lake Street Dive

Sweater Weather, The Neighbourhood

Nightswimming, REM

Babylon, David Gray

Happy vibes for a mellow Sunday morning:

Bubble Toes, Jack Johnson

Here Comes the Sun, The Beatles

Shiny Happy People, REM

Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard, Paul Simon

Hakuna Matata, The Lion King

Put Your Records On, Corinne Bailey Rae

Shiny Happy People Holding Hands, REM

Songs for when you need some energizing, pump-up music on Monday morning:

Cecilia and the Satellite, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness

I Wanna Get Better, The Bleachers

Electric Love, Borns

Geronimo, Sheppard

Polaroid, Imagine Dragons

Work This Body, Walk the Moon

Rock and Roll all Nite, KISS

Songs for when you want some not-cheesy, romantic music:

Andy Grammer playlist on Pandora (this includes, but is not limited to: Crazy Beautiful, Fine by Me, Kiss You Slow, I Choose You, The Pocket, and Love Love Love)

Marry Me, Train

Coming Home, Leon Bridges

Hey There Delilah, Plain White T’s

Crazy Love, Michael Buble

I Won’t Give Up, Jason Mraz

This, Ed Sheeran

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