It is now Day Twenty-Two of the 31 Day Blog Challenge and Mother’s Day! The topic today is my ten favorite songs. This is going to be tough! I like music from a variety of genres and spanning from years before I was born to now… how will I choose?! I’ll do my best to list ten that come to mind the quickest and in no particular order of preference.
- Glory of Love by Peter Cetera is a long-time favorite and was our first dance song at our wedding. I have loved this one since Karate Kid and continued to love it after I found my “knight in shining armor come to save the day.”
- Sing by Pentatonix is a recent favorite. It always gets me dancing! I really like a lot of their songs… both original and remade.
- With You in Your Dreams by Hanson is a sad song but meant to bring some comfort. This was played at my dad’s funeral. I had a Hanson phase in my late teens and early twenties. They were a bright escape in a pretty dark time.
- Return to Innocence by Enigma is one of those that might seem out of place from the others, but it just takes me to another place. It’s hypnotic.
- Only Time by Enya is calming and meditative. I love this one on rainy days. Honestly, Enya is one of the few artists where I can listen to their entire albums.
- Mummer’s Dance by Loreena McKennitt touches on my love for Celtic music and history.
- Standing Stones by Loreena McKennitt really takes me away to another time.
- Pour Some Sugar on Me by Def Leppard is a classic that makes me headbang and sing into a hairbrush. Doesn’t everybody do that to great hairband music? Def Leppard is another artist where I enjoy entire albums.
- Rebel Heart by The Corrs is an amazing instrumental. I love violin music and the modern mixed with Celtic feel just gets me every time.
- Crystallize by Lindsey Stirling manages to combine dubstep with classical violin. It’s beautiful! I love when modern music brings back an appreciation of more classical instruments. She also does a great rendition of Radioactive. Her videos are amazing too.
This is by no means a complete list. I didn’t even get to country, oldies, or classical. My music tastes really are all over and what I like at the time greatly depends on my mood or what is going on at that time in my life. I have a few songs… some listed above… that have withstood the test of time.
What are your favorite songs?