Get ready to start the new year with a renewed focus on your writing! One of the best ways to get yourself in the right frame of mind is to listen to music. In this article, we’ll explore music that moves you—physically and mentally.
If the winter blahs and cabin fever are wreaking havoc with your word count, you need to shake off those doldrums and reenergize your creativity. To help, we’ve compiled a list of songs to get your blood pumping and your inspiration humming. Words/lyrics are the key in these particular selections. And in an upcoming article, we’ll bring you our instrumental picks that will keep the creativity flowing and your fingers dancing across the keyboard.
Not familiar with some of these songs? Listen to a few, and see where the music takes you!
You can also enjoy this playlist on the Writer’s Relief YouTube page or on Spotify!
The Climb–Miley Cyrus
Don’t Stop Believing–Journey
Don’t Worry Be Happy–Bobby McFerrin
Eye Of The Tiger–Survivor
Feeling Good–Michael Bublé
Get Up Offa That Thing–James Brown
Harder Better Faster Stronger–Daft Punk
Here Comes the Sun–The Beatles
I Won’t Back Down–Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
I’m Still Standing–Elton John
The Middle–Jimmy Eat World
Shake It Out–Florence And The Machine
Smile–Nat King Cole
When You Believe–Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey
You Gotta Be–Des’ree