20 Songs to Wake Up To

Some days, it’s hard to get up in the morning, especially with a full schedule ahead of you. Here is a list of songs that can get you out of bed, on your feet and give you a great start to the day.

1. Caravan Palace, Lone Digger  

This electro-swing always puts me in a fired up mood. -KP

2. Hamilton, My Shot

Not only does this song wake me up, but it gets me pumped about my potential as a human being. -KP

3. Lion King, Circle of Life

From a classic movie, this song is motivational and makes you feel nostalgic. – KC

4. OKGo, Upside Down & Inside Out

One of my favorite bands, OKGo not only makes incredible music, but they make the craziest music videos. -KP
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnTqZ68fI7Q (Behind the scenes!)

5. Earth, Wind and Fire, September

The best throwback jam there is. -KP

6. The Foundations, Build Me Up Buttercup

There’s nothing better than belting out this song with friends, or as your getting ready in the morning.

7. Breakbot, Baby I’m Yours

The music video pumps me up about as much as the song does. -KP

8. Janelle Monae, Dance Apocalyptic

If Janelle Monae can’t get you to dance, no one can. -KP

9. Andy Grammer, Honey I’m Good

I love Andy Grammer, and he can put anyone in a good mood with this song and his swoon-worthy voice. -KC

10. Justin Bieber, Sorry

Learn the dance, and dance along! -KC

11. Chromeo, Jealous

Nothing like this Canadian Arab/Jewish pair of electronic artists to wake you up with their upbeat tunes. -KP

12. Mika, Elle Me Dit

Mika’s vocal range and pop influence could wake anyone up. -KP

13. Kendrick Lamar, i

A song about putting yourself first. -KC

14. Lake Street Dive, You Go Down Smooth

You Go down Smooth always makes the morning go smoother. -KP

15. Foals, My Number

Fun and pumped up! -KP

16. The Chainsmokers, Roses

For those of you who like a little EDM in the morning to get you going. -KC

17. Phil Vassar, Just Another Day in Paradise

A song about the ups and downs of everyday life, but in a fun way. -KC

18. oneboredjue, Hollaback Yonce

Kinda self explanatory. – KP

19. Kenny Chesney, The Big Revival

Circle of Life-esque, it’ll wake you up for sure. -KC

20. Beyonce, Crazy in Love

Another, self explanatory classic. -KC