Tunesdays Volume 1: My Current Soundtrack
I find that, on average, almost 16 hours of my day is accompanied by music. I drive to work listening to the radio, I work all day while various playlists can be heard in the background and I head home, to the gym or to hang with friends and family where again, music of all kinds plays a supporting role.
I wanted to start a feature on the blog called Tunesdays (on Tuesdays) in which I could let you in on some of the tunes that are stuck in my head. Whether it’s new top 40 hits or classic rock or bluegrass (and everything in between), I hope that Tunesdays will introduce you to some songs or artists that you may not have heard of before and that you can grow to love them as much as I do.
So, without further adieu, welcome to Tunesdays Vol. 1.
The Coffee Song by Frank Sinatra
It’s peppy and animated but very sweet and easy on the ears. This is one of my go-tos when working on blog content. It has the ability to turn my living room into a 1940s Speak Easy and the words just pour out!
It Ain’t Me by Kygo and Selena Gomez
Aside from the fundamental grammar issues, this new single is upbeat and VERY catchy. Plus, how can you not like a song that encourages drinking Whiskey neat? I’ll let the grammar slide on this one because ‘It Is Not Me’ just doesn't have the same ring.
I Try by Macy Gray
Something about this one makes it the song that is forever on repeat. I’m not sure if it’s the undeniable relatability of trying so hard to say those simple words to someone you love or the song’s cameo in the Gilmore girls soundtrack (sorry, not sorry) but whatever it is, this song gives me all the feels.
Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O’Connor
My suggestions to you when it comes to anything Sinead is to absolutely never listen to her music unless you can comfortably catapult yourself into a Kim Kardashian ugly-cry (google it and you’ll understand). This song got me through many high school break ups and I’d like to think I came out on top (Hey guys!)
Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR)
This track makes the list purely for nostalgic reasons. I spent a ton of time dancing to this one, among others, in my grandmother’s kitchen (pour one out for her). In some ways, CCR was the soundtrack to some pretty integral developmental years and is yet another song that can play 7 times in an hour and I’m not mad about it.
What about you? Do you have some go-to tunes for working, cleaning, or hanging with pals?