Day 10: Songs I listen to for different moods #30daysofme

So today's topic is 'songs you listen to when happy, sad, bored, hyped, mad.' I didn't think that I consciously listen to certain songs for different moods, but after going through my iPod, I realise that I possibly do. Here are some of the selections. 

Happy and hyped go hand in hand and make for songs like:
Black Eyed Peas – Weekend; Rock that Body
The Blues Brothers/Aretha Franklin – Think
Bruce Springsteen – Dancing in the Dark
The Clash – Rock the Casbah
Dire Straits – Money for Nothing
Estelle – American Boy
Foreigner – I Want To Know What Love Is
Gorillaz – Feel Good Inc.
Huey Lewis and The News – The Power of Love
Jackson 5 – I Want You Back
Jay-Z & Alicia Keys – Empire State of Mind
Katy Perry – California Gurls
Lady Gaga – Just Dance
Lionel Richie – All Night Long; Dancing on The Ceiling
Michael Jackson – Rock With You
Ryan Adams – New York, New York
S Club 7 – Don't Stop Movin'
Van Halen – Jump

If I'm feeling a little melancholy I'll listen to songs that are either uplifting and reflective or make me even more sad:
Bic Runga – Sway
Bon Jovi – Always
Brooke Fraser – C.S. Lewis Song
Carla Bruni – Quelqu'un M'a Dit
Cafe del Mar – Close Cover
Chris Isaak – Wicked Game
Crowded House – Fall At Your Feet
David Gray – This Year's Love
The Doors – Riders on the Storm
Enya – Book of Days
Eva Cassidy – How Can I Keep From Singing
Fiona Apple – Sally's Song
Fleetwood Mac – Black Magic Woman
George Michael – Careless Whisper
Guns n Roses – November Rain
Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes – Up Where We Belong
John Farnham – You're The Voice
Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah
Lou Reed – Perfect Day
Mazzy Star – Fade Into You
Muse – Butterflies and Hurricanes; Starlight
Neko Case – Hold On, Hold On
Nick Cave & Kylie Minogue – Where The Wild Roses Grow
Patrick Swayze – She's Like The Wind
Paul Potts – Nessun Dorma
Pearl Jam – Black
Pink Floyd – Shine On You Crazy Diamond
Roxette – It Must Have Been Love
Serge & Charlotte Gainsbourg – Lemon Incest
Smashing Pumpkins – Tonight, Tonight; 1979
Starship – Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
The Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition
Tina Turner – We Don't Need Another Hero
Whitesnake – Here I Go Again

Boredom is not a feeling that I encounter often so I'll substitute the word 'boredom' for 'passing time', for instance when I'm sitting on a train or bus:
Chemical Brothers – Surface to Air
Coeur de Pirate – Comme des Enfants
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Proud Mary (and more)
The Cure – Close to Me
Dire Straits – Sultans of Swing
Faithless – various songs
Jimi Hendrix – Hey Joe 
Massive Attack – various songs
Michael Jackson – various songs
Queen & David Bowie – Under Pressure
Rodrigo y Gabriela – Tamacun
Tracey Chapman – Give Me One Reason

I'm also rarely mad but there are a few songs that help the emotion pass faster when I find myself fuming:
Chemical Brothers – Galvanize
Cake – I Will Survive
Eminem – Not Afraid
Faith No More – Epic
Green Day – Welcome to Paradise
Michael Jackson – Come Together
Muse – Uprising; Supermassive Black Hole
Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
Pearl Jam – Even Flow
Queen – Another One Bites The Dust

So there you have it. 

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