TBITHS’ 100 Songs To Live By Playlist!

Hello Beautiful Thinkers,

I’m excited to say that this is my 100th post!  I spent a while thinking about how to make this post extra special for the occasion and the first thought was that since it falls on a music day I’d write about my favorite band/artist.  There’s just one problem with that idea, I don’t have a favorite musician.  I’m fickle that way.  So instead I decided to make a playlist: The Boy In The Heart Shades’ 100 Songs to Live By!  All of these songs have an anthem-ish quality for some part of my life.  So here they are in alphabetical order by title! (Most of them have music videos so there are a crap load of links!!)

Absolutely Fabulous – Pet Shop Boys

Ain’t No Rest For The Wicked – Cage The Elephant

Bad Medicine – Bon Jovi

Bad Reputation – Joan Jett

Boston – Augustana

Brokenhearted – Karmin

Bust A Move – Young MC

Come A Little Bit Closer – Jay and the Americans

Come Into My World – Kylie Minogue

Common People – William Shatner

Crazy Beautiful Life – Ke$ha

Crazy Dreams – Smash Cast

Cry Me A River – Julie London

The Curse of Curves – Cute Is What We Aim For

Dancing With Myself – Billy Idol

Dear Diary – Hex RX

Defying Gravity – Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel

Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend (Swing Cats Mix) – Marylin Monroe

Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen

Earn Enough For Life – XTC

Everybody Talks – Neon Trees

F**k You – Lily Allen

Fairytale – Sara Bareilles

Faith – George Michael

Fashionista – Jimmy James

Feeling Good – Nina Simone

Fever – Peggy Lee

Fidelity – Regina Spektor

Flaunt It – TV Rock

Float On – Modest Mouse

Fly (feat. Rihanna) – Nicki Minaj

For Your Entertainment – Adam Lambert

Glamazon – RuPaul

Hair – Lady Gaga

Hand In My Pocket – Alanis Morissette

Hello – Martin Solveig & Dragonette

Hey Man (Now You’re Really Living) – Eels

Holding Out For A Hero – Bonnie Tyler

I Believe In a Thing Called Love – The Darkness

I Don’t Care – Fall Out Boy

I Know What I Am – Band of Skulls

I Like Boys – The Fabulous Miss Wendy

I Love It – Icona Pop

I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston

I Want It Now – Julie Dawn Cole

I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That) – Meat Loaf

I’m Not Alone – Patent Pending

I’m Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How To Dance With You – Black Kids

I’m Not Okay (I Promise) – My Chemical Romance

I’m Still Here – John Rzeznik

I’m The Greatest Star – Barbra Streisand

In These Shoes – Kirsty MacColl

Iris – The Goo Goo Dolls

It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) – R.E.M.

The Juggernauts – Zebrahead

Just Give Me A Reason (feat. Nate Ruess) – P!nk

Just What I Need – Rufus King (Bring It On Version!)

Kissing Boys – Brent Braniff Chad Wheeling

Let’s Have a Kiki – Scissor Sisters

Love Today – Mika

Maybe This Time – Kristin Chenoweth

My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It) – En Vogue

New Shoes – Paolo Nutini

No Cure – Megan Hilty

No Sleep Tonight – The Faders

On My Own – Vincent Vincent and The Villains

On The Radio – Regina Spektor

Paso (The Nini Anthem) – Sak Noel

Portions For Foxes – Rilo Kiley

Price Tag – Jessie J

Prince Charming – Jim’s Big Ego

Proud Mary – Ike & Tina Turner

Raise Your Glass – P!nk

Re: Your Brains – Jonathan Coulton

Real World – Matchbox Twenty

Respect – Aretha Franklin

Same Love (feat. Mary Lambert) – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Save The Last Dance For Me – The Drifters

Savior – Rise Against

Self-Esteem Song – Smile Time Puppets (Yes the Silly Song From That One Episode of Angel.)

Set Fire to the Rain – Adele

Some Nights (Intro) – Fun.

Some Nights – Fun. (I almost never listen to one without the other)

Something’s Got A Hold On Me – Etta James

Superheroes – Dani Shay

These Boots Are Made For Walkin’ – Nancy Sinatra

Tightrope – Walk The Moon (New Version)

Till The World End (The Femme Fatale Remix) (feat. Nicki Minaj & Ke$ha) – Britney Spears

Tired of Being Alone – The Spies

Took The Night – Chelley

Vogue – Madonna

Walking On Sunshine – Ghoti Hook

Wannabe – Spice Girls

The Way I Am – Ingrid Michaelson (Possibly the most romantic song ever to me!)

Weightless – All Time Low

What A Wonderful World – Joey Ramone

Worst Case Scenario – The Hoosiers

Your Song – Mayday Parade

3AM – Matchbox Twenty

3 Small Words – Josie & The Pussycats

Tell me the songs you live by in the comments to this post BTs.

IMG_2878Keep Learning Beautiful Thinkers,

The Boy In The Heart Shades

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