The best songs to put you in a good mood

Tracks to lift your spirits when you're feeling down in the dumps

When you are not having a good day, music is always there to lift your mood.

Music makes you feel better. It can make us feel uplifted, contented and it can improve our health and reduce stress. Music can lift the spirits when you are down in the dumps. Here is a playlist of good vibes to put you in a good mood, amp up your energy and hopefully make your day a bit brighter.

Check out the best songs to put you in a good mood below.
 

The Cure – “Friday I’m In Love”

This classic tune will have you reciting the days of the week while getting you excited for the best day of the week, Friday! This song will most definitely lift your spirits with its energetic instrumentals and lovable lyrics.
 

Talking Heads – “This Must Be The Place

This song is so chill with a beat that will make you smile and put you in a happy place. This song is a total summer vibes mood.
 

Childish Gambino – “Redbone”

This song has major chill vibes, as a soulful track with a ’70s influence. This song will not only have you in a relaxed mood, but it will make you hit the replay button over and over.
 

Mumford and Sons – “Guiding Light”

The lyrics alone will put you in a good mood, as this is the type of song that will make you feel like everything will be alright. The romantic track from Mumford & Sons is sure to make you feel warm and fuzzy.
 

The Lumineers – “Stubborn Love”

This song is about the ups and downs of being young and in love. Despite the turmoils of love, it will instill the strength and motivation to keep moving forward, that tomorrow will be a brighter day. The hook of the song combined with the lyrics “Keep your head up” will leave you feeling reassured and ready to take on anything that may come your way.
 

Lord Huron – “Fool for Love”

This one is about risking it all for love and taking a chance on the one you care about. This song will put you in a good mood with its upbeat tempo and lyrics that tell a story of love.
 

The Black Keys – “Lo/Hi”

“Lo/Hi” is about the lows and highs you can experience. The instrumental notes of the guitar in this song is what makes it such a good track. This song is so relatable and will make you nod your head and tap your foot to the catchy beat.
 

Muse – “Starlight”

“Starlight” is about how you feel when you are full of love and passion for someone. You will be singing this song as if you are serenading that special someone, and it will surely make you fall in love with its lyrics, beat, instrumentals, and awesome vocals.
 

Frank Turner – “Little Changes”

“Little Changes” is one of those songs that makes you feel like it is a beautiful sunny day and will have you skipping joyfully. This song is playful, upbeat and will have you consider making little changes in your life because you never know what great things lie ahead once you make changes for the better.
 

Violent Femmes – “Blister in the Sun”

“Blister in the Sun” is alternative folk-punk song will make you feel nostalgic, and the drumming in this song is just awesome. You will probably want to grab a guitar and learn how to play this tune because it will surely be stuck in your head.
 

Phillip Phillips – “Gone, Gone, Gone”

“Gone, Gone, Gone” has such heartfelt lyrics, and serves as a ballad, declaring your love for someone no matter what happens. This song will warm your heart and put you in a good mood. Plus, it has great instrumentals that pairs perfectly with the lyrics.
 

Jet – “Are You Gonna Be My Girl”

“Are You Gonna Be My Girl” is hit a track that comes packed with energy. This tune has classic rock vibes, and the guitar solo on this track is everything. This song will make you pumped and give you the confidence you need to ask out that person you have been crushing on.
 

Coldplay – “Viva La Vida”

“Viva La Vida” is a nostalgic track that will have you remember those good times when you felt like you were on top of the world and anything was possible. It is something that we should instill in ourselves daily, that the sky is limit and we are capable of anything. This beat will amp you up and make you feel like you can rule the world.
 

The Strokes – “Reptilia”

“Reptilia” refers to the reptilian brain, the central part of your brain that handles basic emotions such as love and hate, which is what the track is about. The instant you hear Reptilia it will have you hooked. This track shines in its instrumentals with its guitar riffs, bass and the continuous beat of the drums. This track is full of high energy and you will be glad you have this on your playlist.
 

Kings of Leon – “Waste a Moment”

This track follows the story of a waitress from Waco to Weho, and her difficult relationship with a hardened man. The instrumentals, its huge sonic backdrop and lyrics of “Waste a Moment” are sure to make you love this song and have you singing along.
 

X Ambassadors – “Renegades”

“Renegades” is a song for the underdogs and rebels, for those who want to live free from the limitations of society and be free of inhibitions. This song will have you feeling like you can take on the world and achieve anything.
 

Queen – “Don’t Stop Me Now”

Queen is iconic and reigns in the world of classic rock, and their music is known worldwide. This song has to be the ultimate mood lifter, and you will definitely have a good time listening to this track, the lyrics, and the guitar solo. It will have you singing at the top of your lungs, “Don’t stop me Now”.