In an attempt to stave off the winter blues, I want to compile a playlist of songs where the artists are clearly enjoying themselves. Examples inside. [more inside]
Hit me with some joyful, hopey songs that are less "everything is going to be all right" than "the bad shit is over -- everything is all right!" [more inside]
I'm looking for mostly pre-2000s stuff. Not dancy necessarily, but very happy, poppy, stuff that you could dance in your seat to. So far I have; Hall & Oates - You Make My Dreams Come True Stevie Wonder - Signed Sealed Delivered George Michael - Freedom Cheesy is fine, if not encouraged. Thanks MeFi!
I'm looking for songs that start out cheerful or sweet and turn sad. My best example of this is the Marriage Song/Theme from the movie Up. It doesn't suit my purposes, however. Can you help me find some others? [more inside]
Looking for songs about North Americans. [more inside]
Does anyone know of any happy, zippy, upbeat rap that I can run to? My last question about music made me realize there is a lot of stuff out there I've never heard. [more inside]
I'm trying to put together a list of the happiest sounding songs with the saddest lyrics... can you help? [more inside]
"Emotionally ambivalent" Christmas Songs? [more inside]