Oct 25th, 2017, 09:05 PM

Music for your Mood

By Katerina McGrath
Image credit: Flickr/Daniel Paxton
We all know how much music influences the way we feel.

Music has a profound impact on the way we interpret the world. Sometimes all you need to start your day is some time spent dancing around to music that you like (and a big cup of coffee, of course). Whether you're in need of some new tunes to listen to or want to soak emotionally into the world of music, here are some suggestion to get you into the fitting mood.

Pick me up

  • Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard by Paul Simon
  • Mr. Bojangles by John Holt
  • Doo Wop (That Thing) by Lauren Hill
  • A Boy Named Sue by Johnny Cash
  • NY State of Mind by Nas

Feeling blue?

  • Wake Up Alone (Original Version) by Amy Winehouse
  • I Fall in Love Too Easily by Chet Baker
  • Liability (Reprise) by Lorde
  • Beautiful People Beautiful Problems by Lana del Rey
  • Were Before by The Cults

Philosophical moments

  • This Time Tomorrow by The Kinks
  • Ten Years Gone by Led Zeppelin
  • Like a Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan
  • Home at Last by Steely Dan
  • That's All by Genesis

Study Music

  • You and the Night and the Music by Chet Baker
  • Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op.16: II. Andante cantabile by Yo-Yo Ma
  • The Girl From Ipanema by Stan Getz
  • Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars) by João Gilberto
  • 3 Gymnopédies: Gymnopédie No. 1 by Erik Satie

Need some swagger in your step?

  • After Hours (Extended Euro Mix) by Living Legends
  • Smack That-Dirty by Akon
  • Andromeda (ft. D.R.A.M.) by Gorillaz
  • Doses & Mimosas by Cherub
  • BOSS by Disclosure

In the mood for love?

  • Volare (Ni Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) by Dean Martin
  • There is No Greater Love by Amy Winehouse
  • Soulmate by Mac Miller
  • My Cherie Amour by Stevie Wonder
  • I Melt With You by Modern English