Checkout the below listed latest top 10 best Songs For Inspiration in 2017, Music is one of the greatest sources of inspiration. Sometimes you need to turn on the radio and hear a positive, upbeat jumpstart to your day. Other times, you need to hear something that calms your soul. Relationships are a critical time when many people need to find solace that they aren’t the only ones going through rough times. There are also moments when they need to be inspired to get a little angry and not wistful. Sometimes hearing a song where someone achieved a dream makes their a little closer to a reality. All ten of these songs are inspirational in their own right.
- 10. Bad Day – Daniel Powter
- 9. Nothing In This World Will Ever Break My Heart – Hayden Panettiere
- 8. Unwritten – Natasha Bedingfield
- 7. Fight Song – Rachel Platten
- 6. Stand – Rascal Flatts
- 5. I am – Crowder
- 4. A Moment Like This – Kelly Clarkson
- 3. Beautiful Day – U2
- 2. Rolling in the Deep – Adele
- 1. For What It’s Worth – Buffalo Springfield
Here we present the list of top 10 best Songs For Inspiration in 2017.
10. Bad Day – Daniel Powter
This song was an award winning single from Candian singer Powter’s first album. However, it was first use in a French Coca Cola ad. Bad Day’s awards included Society of Composers and Tokio Hot 100. In 2008 Alvin and the Chipmunks recorded it for the Chipmunks movie. You feel like he is commiserating with you. It as if you have a best friend telling you that it’s ok, we’ve all been through it.
9. Nothing In This World Will Ever Break My Heart – Hayden Panettiere
Hayden sang this song during the final scenes of season one of the TV show Nashville.It was featured on the first collection of songs from the show. This song is reassurance like a warm blanket and a hot cup of tea despite being laden with teardrops. Panettiere’s voice speaks to every women whose been down the road of heartbreak one too many times.
8. Unwritten – Natasha Bedingfield
This song was also the title of her first album. In 2009 it was released as the third single. Three years before it was the most popular song played all year. Soon, it became the theme song for the TV show The Hills. At the time Bedingfield was too poor to buy her brother a birthday present so she wrote this song instead. She told seventeen magazine the song was a way of telling people to not worry.
It’s When you listen to the song you can almost hear the echo of Bob Dylan’s lyric ‘you shouldn’t let other people get your kicks for you.’ That’s what Bedingfield’s song is urging people to do with their life…live it to the fullest. As she says, no one else can do it for you.
7. Fight Song – Rachel Platten
Topping at number 3 on Billboard; this song was featured on Platten’s third album Wildfire. Fight Song brings to mind the breast cancer awareness slogan ‘fight like a girl’. This is what Platten’s song reminds every woman to do. It’s the well-written notion that no matter what the odds are against you or how little you have to work with you can make a huge impact on your life and those around you.
In her own words ‘I grinded and worked so hard for so long and got to the point of… I didn’t think it was going to happen. I thought I might need to figure something else out. That moment bred ‘Fight Song.’ So that song came because I had to make a decision, ‘Am I going to keep going or am I going to give up on myself?’
6. Stand – Rascal Flatts
This song was the last single on their album Me and My Gang. Blair Daly and Danny Orton were the writers. It was a number one single on the Billboard Country charts.Their song is a reminder that even when you have no clue how things will work out you just keep going and keep trying.
5. I am – Crowder
Crowder featured this song on his debut album Neon Steeple. Ed Cash was the co-writer who was inspired by recently working with orphans in Uganda. The main classification of the song is Christian. The sub-genre is folk electronica. The song’s highest position was on the Billboard Christian AC/CHR charts. This song is a prayer set to music. Although its affirmative, it is asking God he helps the seeker to make sure that they are standing strong.
4. A Moment Like This – Kelly Clarkson
This is her debut single. It was co-written by Jorgen Elofsson and John Reid. They wrote it for the first winner of American Idol which was Kelly Clarkson. The song jumped 51 positions in a single week, fall of 2002. When she sang the song after winning it symbolized the apex of a dream. It is a powerful message that with perseverance anyone can reach the dream they are striving to achieve. Her powerful performance resonates accomplishment in every chord.
3. Beautiful Day – U2
Beautiful Day is the first song on their album All You Can’t Leave behind. It helped bring the album multi-platnium status. The song topped out at number 21 on Billboard. U2 wrote the music as a group and Bono was responsible for the lyrics; inspired by a 2000 event that was to raise awareness about world debt. It was first going to be called Always.
Instead the band rewrote it a few different times and retitled it. The song was Sometimes inspiration is simple. You need a sign that removes the clouds from a day that might be sunny in weather is stromy because of events transpiring in your life. This songs simple lyrics paired with Bono’s voice is uplifting even for the most troubled of souls.
2. Rolling in the Deep – Adele
This song was written in 2009 and released in 2010 as the lead single for the album 21. Paul Epworth co-wrote it with the British singer. She describes it as a ‘dark bluesy gospel disco tune’. It not only topped American Billborad chart, it topped 10 others as well. The song speaks to someone who has just gotten out of a bad relationship and needs to be inspired to put a foot in front of the other no matter how angry. Adele said it best when she stated ‘I wasn’t mucking around.
1. For What It’s Worth – Buffalo Springfield
The 1960s were a devisive decade. Emotions and opinions ran high. The smooth vocals and powerful lyrics in this song were a call for people to speak from the heart…to stand up for what they believed in.
Although it might be viewed as trite or perhaps cliche, music provided the soundtrack to our lives. Although there are a myriad of reasons to listen, inspiration is one of the major things that can be found in the lyrics of a song. These ten songs are some of the best sources of inspiration.