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Don’t lie. You’ve definitely spent a night in dancing to “Call Me Maybe” while cleaning your room. Or, at least, to Taylor Swift. Nothing has as much power as a feel-good song, which can transform any mundane task into an epic feat worthy of a montage.
Luckily, even if you tire of one song, there is always another that will inevitably lift your spirits. Here are the happiest songs we know that will always put you in a good mood. Blast these while driving down a highway in a convertible. Lip sync to them in your room (with a hair brush). Dance to these while doing the dishes or plug them in when you really need to get shit done. From classic oldies to modern pop songs, these happy tunes are ones you actually want to get stuck in your head. Click through to see the happiest songs, ever — and let us know your favorite feel-good tunes in the comments below.
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"White Flag" by Joseph
The trio of sisters kill it with the harmonies, especially as we get to the rousing chorus.
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"Helpless" from the Hamilton Soundtrack
We won't all be able to see Hamilton live on Broadway, but this love song with audible references to Beyoncé's "Countdown" is pretty much why the world is obsessed.
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"I Decided" by Solange
If you haven't listened to Solange's truly excellent album this year, go do it. In the meantime, her '60s throwback jam "I Decided" is the modern love song we need.
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"Wonderful Life (Mi Oh My)" from the Angry Birds Soundtrack
Surprise! The Angry Birds soundtrack actually has a happy song.
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“Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper
This timeless classic is pretty much an anthem for doing what you want — and having a ball.