Music is well known to cause changes in emotions in human beings. We can make use of this by listening to music that will put us in a great mood. It can also be used in journeys and so on, because after all, you don’t need to carry music around!
If you’re looking for a song to help you get that little extra confidence to do great in your test or an interview, you’re reading the right article. We’ll talk about a few songs that have immediate effect on our moods, songs that make us want to pump our fists in the air and shout at the top of our lungs.
- Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
This has been the go-to song for gym enthusiasts for years. Commissioned by none other than Sylvester Stallone to be the theme for Rocky, this is a tremendously pumping up song. Just the three chord intro is enough to get your blood pumping. The lyrics, talking about coming after losing, only add to this song. It is a no brainer, and tops our list.
- Final Countdown – Europe
The best known single from this glam metal band, the keyboard intro is enough to set anyone’s blood flowing. It’s unmistakable, and makes us want to get in touch with nature and do something wild. The brilliant, technical guitar solo coupled with mystical lyrics make this song unforgettable. It truly is the Final Countdown.
- Remember the Name – Fort Minor
This song mathematically spells out the recipe for success. A spin off of Linkin Park member Mike Shinoda, this rap song is a brilliant way to change your mood and feel good. It almost seems like success and fame is easy. All you need is ten percent luck, twenty percent skill…
- Born to Run – Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
This song by the Boss tells the tale of two people in America, and how they yearn for freedom. This is the song you need to listen to if you ever feel boxed in or you aren’t sure what to do. The lyrics are great, and the saxophone solo by “Big Man” Clemmons seals the deal. The lyrics and the guitar work will blow you away. What’s better is that this is one of those songs that get better the more you listen to it.
- 18 till I die – Bryan Adams
This song is a celebration of what it means to be young and foolish with your entire life ahead of you. Bryan Adams, of Summer of 69 fame, delivers what he does best: simple vocals with some enticing lyrics and roaring guitar work. You’ll want to forever be 18 once you listen to this songs as it talks about all the great things that are possible at that age.
That’s our five. Some others that deserve an honorable mention are Don’t Stop Believing by Journey and Another One Bites the Dust by Queen. There are surely many more songs out there. Find them!