Here’s a Little Halsey, Best Dance of the 2010s, and Best Dance of 2019

 Modified: December 23, 2019 at 5:25 am

With the close of the decade upon us, I noticed while listening to Spotify recently that they have made tribute playlists for the best of songs in different categories. As I was listening to one of these, the “mint Presents… Best Dance of the 2010’s (the link opens in a new tab) playlist station by Spotify on Spotify, I remembered Halsey’s songs that I’ve liked recently that I’ve heard in 2019 and previously.

Source: open.spotify.com/playlist/37i9dQZF1DX8D2YR1GbW3K?si=rJfrZE4wRRuIkiQrEAh1-A  (the link opens in a new tab).

I like Halsey’s 2019 premiered “Graveyard (the link opens in a new tab).

Source: open.spotify.com/track/6V9fHiv84WlVTg7CSnIVY2?si=HGTRfDepTA-LNxjTEB7ZrA  (the link opens in a new tab).

YouTube source: youtu.be/rPgaYeq9NvI  (the link opens in a new tab).

Also, her “Now or Never (the link opens in a new tab),

Source: open.spotify.com/track/7i2DJ88J7jQ8K7zqFX2fW8?si=Rei_83doSRCNyFlsYtKikg  (the link opens in a new tab).

YouTube Source: youtu.be/kzQTc0-iBX8  (the link opens in a new tab).

and “Alone (the link opens in a new tab),

Source: open.spotify.com/track/2Te14aSrBgFj1CE2sBBVMX?si=t2TLMQNoTHCJ2XMtMghHmw  (the link opens in a new tab).

YouTube Source: youtu.be/ZEkImgh–PE  (the link opens in a new tab).

and “Bad at Love (the link opens in a new tab).

Source: open.spotify.com/track/7y9iMe8SOB6z3NoHE2OfXl?si=XSVK0FzkRy-A2VFLNC_vhA  (the link opens in a new tab).

YouTube Source: youtu.be/xdYFuCp3m9k  (the link opens in a new tab).

“Bad at Love,” “Now or Never,” and “Alone” by Halsey are all tracks that are off of the album “hopeless fountain kingdom (Deluxe) (the link opens in a new tab).

Source: open.spotify.com/album/7GjG91tyHQNGEHzKJaqOi0?si=1OGjSKSLQwKC8nZoqFOl7g  (the link opens in a new tab).

There’s also a “hopeless fountain kingdom” playlist of videos on Youtube  (the link opens in a new tab).

Halsey can also be found on her YouTube Halsey station at youtube.com/user/iamhalsey/  (the link opens in a new tab). And, here’s Halsey’s Official Vevo channel at youtube.com/user/HalseyVEVO  (the link opens in a new tab).

Closing up the year 2019, here’s the Spotify playlist for “mint Presents …  Best Dance of 2019 (the link opens in a new tab).

Source: open.spotify.com/playlist/37i9dQZF1DWYEA2z2jQnzS?si=4dC9XRe8SjWfG5zMbI1Qaw  (the link opens in a new tab).

A Few U2 Albums

 Modified: December 5, 2019 at 6:14 pm

Some tracks on this “Songs of Experience (Deluxe Edition)” album by U2 helped me get through some rough and sad emotional patches. I love how music can help us cope through difficult times and better enjoy good times. Here’s the album on Spotify.

Source: open.spotify.com/album/6S9YaGXnmRe8tWJ0e457HP?si=QhUB-eZzRzatN1IH6IDQEA  (the link opens in a new tab).

Here’s “You’re The Best Thing About Me (the link opens in a new tab) by Kygo and U2 off of the “Songs of Experience” album on YouTube.

Source: youtu.be/W4TvIu1Q5pk  (the link opens in a new tab).

Here’s “Get Out Of Your Own Way (the link opens in a new tab) from that album on YouTube.

Source: youtu.be/_zu53yAoTJE  (the link opens in a new tab).

Here’s “Songs of Innocence (Deluxe),” another U2 album I like to use in rotation for listening. “The Crystal Ballroom” on this album is so feel-good and up-tempo!

Source: open.spotify.com/album/5tWSTNTqzqZhKo7FCyLwPk?si=_2h5QnXXTY2DA6vDXAXrJw  (the link opens in a new tab).

Here’s “The Crystal Ballroom (the link opens in a new tab) off of the “Songs of Innocence” album on YouTube.

Source: youtu.be/hLJs_ebmORA  (the link opens in a new tab).

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The Song “How Did You Love” by Shinedown and the Shinedown Artist Page on Spotify

 Modified: November 24, 2019 at 11:53 am

Here is what was recommended to me to listen to and watch today: “How Did You Love (the link opens in a new tab) by Shinedown on YouTube.

Here is “How Did You Love” on Spotify.

Here is Shinedown on a Spotify embedded media playlist.

Spotify Shinedown embed source: open.spotify.com/artist/70BYFdaZbEKbeauJ670ysI?si=l2CinymTRpa0BgZajDNu_w  (the link opens in a new tab).

“Every Day Is Exactly the Same” by Nine Inch Nails

 Modified: October 31, 2019 at 12:58 pm

“Every Day Is Exactly the Same” came on while I was listening to a rock playlist, and I was digging it. Find “Every Day Is Exactly The Same (the link opens in a new tab) by Nine Inch Nails on Spotify.

Source: open.spotify.com/track/11sSvwrDX5BBUhbBZRKUxy?context=spotify%3Auser%3Aspotify%3Aplaylist%3A37i9dQZF1DX3oM43CtKnRV&si=N-ukww7ZR0SbvS8gtcojyA  (the link opens in a new tab).

The song is off the album “With Teeth (the link opens in a new tab).

Song of the Day – Get Up by Shinedown

 Modified: December 23, 2019 at 5:20 am

I received this song today through a text message from a friend. It is “Get Up (the link opens in a new tab) by Shinedown.

Source: open.spotify.com/track/1OKQIvaO7yn7R2BpdUFG7D?si=caapoIFvRdaPHgIqLUPdyg  (the link opens in a new tab).

YouTube source: youtu.be/RcohgARJTWQ  (the link opens in a new tab).

Tiësto and Dance Classics Club Hits From the 90s and 00s

 Modified: October 18, 2019 at 2:10 pm

Looking for something catchy, upbeat, with a positive message that turns things up? Try the song “Just Be,”  (the link opens in a new tab) by Tiësto and Kirsty Hawkshaw on Spotify.

Here’s a playlist that includes that song, which has in it other things that were groove tunes I used to have set to repeat on my music playlists. “Dance Classics (club hits from the 90s and 00s) playlist,”  (the link opens in a new tab), by Spotify.

The song “Never Be the Same” by Camila Cabello and Kane Brown

 Modified: October 18, 2019 at 2:21 pm

I had heard “Never Be the Same,” a song by Camila Cabello, on the radio and liked it. Then, I heard this version of it which includes Kane Brown, and I liked this version better. So, if you’d like to give this a listen, here’s “Never Be the Same (feat. Kane Brown) (the link opens in a new tab) by Camila Cabello and Kane Brown on Spotify.

Groovy, Dance, Up-tempo, Feel-good Tracks

 Modified: December 11, 2019 at 7:02 am

Were you looking for some high-energy and groovy, up-tempo, feel-good tunes that just make ‘ya wanna dance? Try some of the groovy, dance sounds of the musical artist Calvin Harris  (the link opens in a new tab), whose tracks are on Spotify.

Source: open.spotify.com/artist/7CajNmpbOovFoOoasH2HaY?si=rA3Fn62eQeCSWXF8Z-54xw  (the link opens in a new tab).

Calvin Harris also has a video channel on YouTube which can be found at youtube.com/user/icreateddisco  (the link opens in a new tab).

In my opinion, John Newman nailed the vocals on “Blame” f. John Newman by Calvin Harris. Here’s “Blame” on YouTube and Spotify.

Source: youtu.be/6ACl8s_tBzE  (the link opens in a new tab).

Source: open.spotify.com/track/07nH4ifBxUB4lZcsf44Brn?si=GHhBPEt8QtmGwH2nJEDepA  (the link opens in a new tab).

Oftentimes when I put on Calvin Harris, artists I’ve listened to in the same genre come up in my head. One such musical track has been that way since I first heard it: “Titanium (feat. Sia) (the link opens in a new tab) by David Guetta and Sia.

Source: open.spotify.com/track/0lHAMNU8RGiIObScrsRgmP?si=_K-dzDFFQqqqVPc661wsqA  (the link opens in a new tab).

Can’t wait for tomorrow to get here? Is it about to be the weekend and you need to groove? Maybe it’s not the weekend but you still want to just groove? Well, here’s “Tomorrow Can Wait (the link opens in a new tab) by David Guetta, Chris Willis, and El Tocadisco.

Source: open.spotify.com/track/0BRcMSaH84i330e6JCyXgO?si=6zJA2FFpTbOnpb2v3bjgJw  (the link opens in a new tab).

How about the track “Love Don’t Let Me Go (the link opens in a new tab) by David Guetta?

Source: open.spotify.com/track/0mIAWTIXUP9Os5RBXKclO6?si=vWy2OAsQTKuIXiv3Yzit-Q  (the link opens in a new tab).

Or, “Love Is Gone (the link opens in a new tab) by David Guetta?

Source: open.spotify.com/track/2MGRnjJc7C0z3EOEWRqcMw?si=85W-uMo5RqqPs_fPKhAokg  (the link opens in a new tab).

Looking for something similar but slightly different? Have some fun with the dance sounds of the musical artist David Guetta  (the link opens in a new tab), whose tracks are on Spotify, also.

Source: open.spotify.com/artist/1Cs0zKBU1kc0i8ypK3B9ai?si=chsK-uvBQO24kJ5ZyNUAqA  (the link opens in a new tab).

The Playlist “This Is the Chainsmokers” by Spotify

 Modified: October 18, 2019 at 2:39 pm

Looking for a catchy song you heard that was just on the radio or maybe on your friend’s playlist? Perhaps, just perhaps, it is The Chainsmokers? They seem to put together great pick-me-up and feel good, up-beat tunes that take over the radio’s airwaves. Who am I kidding? Like I really need to introduce The Chainsmokers in 2019? Ha-ha! Here’s a playlist of some of their musical work put together by Spotify. The playlist is titled “This Is the Chainsmokers (the link opens in a new tab) by Spotify, on Spotify  (the link opens in a new tab).

The playlist “00s Rock Anthems” by Spotify

 Modified: October 18, 2019 at 4:11 pm

These songs are some ones that were on the radio when I grew up, which molded me before my twenties. The playlist is titled “00s Rock Anthems,”  (the link opens in a new tab) by Spotify, on Spotify  (the link opens in a new tab).