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Are you searching for songs to listen to for certain emotions? Well, then this article is for you. I have collected some of the best songs that I know a lot of people, including myself, listen to when I need to release some emotions. We all need a song that speaks to our emotions and many artists have done that for us, so enjoy this playlist.


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When you are sad…

  • “Million Years Ago” by Adele
  • “Don’t Know Why” by Nora Jones
  • “Stay” by Rihanna
  • “Fix You” by Coldplay
  • “How to Save a Life” by They Fray 


When you are feeling yourself…

  • “Feeling Myself” by Nicki Minaj
  • “Ego” by Beyoncé
  • “Dangerous Woman” by Ariana Grande
  • “Confident” by Demi Lovato
  • “Worth It” by Danielle Bradberry


When you are happy…

  • “Nice for What” by Drake
  • “All you Need Is Love” by The Beetles
  • “Happy” by Pharrell Worth Williams
  • “Don’t Stop Believing” by Journey
  • “Really Don’t Care” by Demi Lovato

When you are heartbroken…

  • “Marvin’s Room” by Drake
  • “Someone Like You” by Adele
  • “The Scientist” by Coldplay
  • “Happier” by Ed Sheeran 
  • “Heartbroken Hotel” by Elvis Presley


When you want to be inspired…

  • “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” by Kelly Clarkson 
  • “Imagine” by John Lennon
  • “Born This Way” by Lady Gaga
  • “Alright” by Kendrick Lamar
  • “I Lived” by One Republic


When you are in love…

  • “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran
  • “The Way You Look Tonight” by Frank Sinatra
  • “18” by One Direction
  • “Still Into You” by Paramore
  •  “Mine” by Bazzi


When you want to party…

  • “The Line” by RAYE
  • “Dura” by Daddy Yankee
  • “I Like It” by Cardi B
  • “Girls/Girls/Boys” by Panic! At the Disco
  • “Pursuit of Happiness” by Kid Cudi



These are just a few songs that can help you for whatever emotion you feel. Even though it doesn’t include everything a person feels, there is always a song for you to listen to. 


Hello Everyone! My name is Laura Restrepo and I go to SFA. I plan to major in psychology so I can use my degree to help others and make this world a better place. I am a writer for Her Campus. I love to read anything and everything whether its books, magazines, blogs, fan-fiction, journals, etc. I enjoy all types of music; I am open to anything. I am also a huge nerd for Star Wars, Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings/Hobbit series. In conclusion, the perfect day for me consists of these things with coffee and cold weather.
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