Thursday, November 3, 2011

Thankful Playlist

A while back on Twitter and Facebook I asked the thankful community if there were any songs with the message of gratitude and appreciation they knew of and loved.

Brenda Phillippe Auch remembered Thank You by Dido. Ibis Kristina Cabarcas Martínez told us about Gratitud by Fonseca (Colombian Singer). She even quoted her favorite part, and as she did so in Spanish I had to ask for a little translation:

"I feel thankful for my life, for my family and my country, I feel thankful because I want to sing, I want to scream for happiness , I feel thankful, 'cause my heart has got the most beautiful things in life..."

Don't you just love the last line?

Mitch mentioned Thank You by Alanis Morissette (which I realized I'd never heard of).

My own song choices proved to be kind of unexpected and a little funny... The first that came to my mind was Tupac's Dear Mama, and then I remembered Pharrel's Our Father! Isn't that... well, funny?.. Later I also remembered Christina Aguilera's Fighter, and just recently thought (when it started playing on my iPod) that Alicia Keys' Like You'll Never See Me Again was a really good reminder too!

So what's on your thankful playlist?

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  1. I'll have to check out Alanis Morissette's tune--I have not heard it either.

    When I think of thankfulness, most of the inspiring songs that come to mind are spiritual.

  2. I love that Alanis song!! It was a big deal ten or so years ago. Lol. I went through a faze where I was obsessed with her, which is probably why I'm in the minority who remember it. ;)

    I need to check out that Gratitud song now. It sounds beautiful!

  3. i heart:
    Adele - Someone Like YOu
    Au Revoir Simone - The Lucky One

    have a nice gratitude day :)

  4. ..hey sweetie , oh , Dido took me back in time ..
    I love so many songs but I really LOVE - Indie Arie - ' the truth ' and ' good man ' , I am so Thankful for those songs ..

  5. Dido! I completely forgot about that song!

    I can't think of any songs that really show thankfulness but thank you for reminding me of these!

  6. fabulous blog!!<3 so creative

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  7. I feel thankful for all the beautiful things in my life too, your blog posts always make me so happy. :)

    The Cat Hag

  8. Dido was the first thing I thought of.

  9. I love Tupac's Dear Mama! It's so pretty, music really us something to be thankful for- helps us when we need it!

  10. There's so many great thankful songs, that one about Marvin Gaye, can't think of the title, is probably my favorite, but I was laughing because Thank you For Being A Friend also popped into my head.

    I wanted to leave a comment on the post above, but there doesn't seem to be a way--I will definitely check out that group where you're writing now, it sounds great!

    xo Mary Jo

  11. That Alanis song is really good. I am not a huge fan of hers, but I do like that song. :)
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  12. well... I don't know how Tumblr works entirely but the blog is GREAT! (fashion blog). I love that bikini you posted right now. 4 blogs is a lot, I can barely make time for my one! You're my hero!

  13. Sorry couldnt help but read the post above mine, you have a Tumblr account? I do too but I dont uodate it as often. Are we also followers on Twitter? :)

    Anyway, I like the song "All My Life" by KC and Jojo. No 'thank you' in the title but I believe it talks about gratitude :)

  14. I used to love that Alanis Morissette song! Congrats on your appearance! And congrats on the fashion blog! I checked it out and tried to comment, but not sure how tumblr blogs work I guess! lol Anyhow, LOVE IT!!

    xx Rach

  15. Oh man I can think of SO many! Kate Nash...Tupac...Adele...You have a great list goin!

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I appreciate you taking the time to connect and share your thoughts, so thank you for your comment! And while you're at it... Why not tell me what you're thankful for today? ;-)