Songs that make my dopamine levels sky rocket


Everybody Wants To Rule The World- Tears For Fears

There’s no way that happiness doesn’t flood your mind when you hear the opening notes to this Tears For Fears hit. It’s inspiring, it speaks to blossoming teenagers, telling them that your life is yours and you can do what you desire.

2. Walking on a Dream- Empire of the sun
This song directly talks about feeling the thrill of life and the thrill of the unknown. “We are always running for the thrill of it, thrill of it. Always pushing up the hill searching for the thrill of it.” Doing things just for fun, no pressure. An anthem for doing what you want and living in the moment.

3. Penny Lane- The Beatles
Penny Lane is a classic song that almost anyone could recognize the second that it comes on. Singing the familiar lyrics along with The Beatles could make any bad day better. The nostalgic element of this song is enough to make anyone happy.

4. Honeybody- Kishi Bashi
This song is not as well known as the others listed, however it is worth listening to. This song brings happiness not as much through the lyrics but through the music itself. It uses a mixture of sounds that are unique. The notes make the song feel bouncy and fun, bringing a feeling of excitement and joy.

5. Feeling Lonely- Boy Pablo
Once again, this song is more focused on the music than the words themselves. The song starts off with a catchy guitar riff that you can’t help but dance to. The whole song itself is very catchy, making the emotions felt during this song carry throughout your day as it gets stuck in your head.

Music is created to feel every emotion, and every song creates a unique experience. Whether a song is playing in the background while you shop, or you’re singing along to the lyrics of your favorite song with your friends in the car, music impacts us everyday. What songs make you feel happy?