19 Jul

This morning, in an attempt to chase the blues away, I went in search of #happysongs, and boy did Twitter provide! Here, in no order whatsoever, are some songs to put a smile on your face – with huge thanks to my tweeps, especially @tobiased, @gennacide, and @eeshthedish. Oh, and if you’re so inclined, I made a YouTube playlist with a lot of these. Feel free to recommend more in the comments.


Iko Iko - Belle Stars
Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
Holding out for a Hero - Jennifer Saunders
Yes sir, I can boogie - Baccara
Walk like an Egyptian - The Bangles
Daydream Believer - Shonen Knife
99 Red Balloons - Nena (in German)
Bad Romance - Lady Gaga
I wanna dance with somebody - Whitney Houston
Wake me up (before you Go Go) - Wham!
Benny and the Jets - Elton John
Dry the Rain - The Beta Band
The Lovecats -The Cure
She's Got That Vibe - Public Announcement
Loveshack - B52s
Good morning starshine - Orignal Cast Recording
Never Gonna give You Up - Rick Astley
Walking on Sunshine vs Halo - Glee
Nothing on You - BOB feat Bruno Mars
Billionaire - Travis McCoy
Nellie the Elephant - Toy Dolls
Birdhouse in Your Soul - There Might be Giants
Days like this - Shaun Escoffrey
Don't Marry Her - The Beautiful South
Dr Feel good - Travis McCoy
Harder, Faster, Stronger - Daft Punk
Tightrope - Janelle Monae
Stone Cold Sober - Paloma Faith
Hong Kong Garden - Siouxsie and the Banshee's
It's not just for gays anymore - NPH
Fame! - Orignal Cast Recording
Tenderoni - Chromeo
Girl they won't believe it - Joss Stone
I want Candy - Bow Wow Wow
Gloria - Laura Branigan
Proud Mary - Glee
Pop Culture - Madeon
Judas - Drew Tabor
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Lights - Ellie Goulding
Bathtime in Clerkenwell - The Real Tuesday Weld
Vertigogo - Combustible Edison
Bright Side of Life - Monty Python
Big in Japan - Ane Brun
The Mambo Craze - De Phazz
Daydream in Blue - I Monster
People Should Smile More - Newton Faulkner
mmm Bop - Hanson
Have it all - Jeremy Kay
Spirit in the Sky - Kumars at 42 and Gareth Gates
5 Years Time - Noah and the Whale
Happy days are here again (get happy) - Glee
Tu Vuo Fa l'Americano - Talented Mr Ripley
Pata Pata - Miriam Makeba


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