Beat Notes

Morning has broken

I’m walking on sunshine, woah-oh…and don’t it feel good!

-Katrina & The Waves

As you may remember from this post, I love I have a fondness for genres of music that aren’t really genres of music. I’ve realized that I have another such genre: morning music.

Maybe it’s just me, but specific songs are for specific times. The mood, the beat, the lyrics, and the way a song makes me feel all contribute to when I will listen to such a song. I can’t listen to the song below, for example, if it isn’t mid-afternoon; sometimes I need a reminder to have a positive attitude after lots of classes. 

Morning music has two moods: upbeat & peppy, or reflective and wondrous. I’m personally more drawn to the upbeat, because I prefer to get out of bed at some point. Too reflective, and I’d rather be pensive than active for a day.

Here are some of my personal favorites. Hopefully they’ll bring some happiness to your morning. 

Reflective options:

Happy options: 

Thanks for stopping by. 

Featured photo from flickr user Chickens in the Trees.

This entry was published on March 15, 2013 at 9:45 AM and is filed under Day, Music. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

One thought on “Morning has broken

  1. Michael Huntsberger on said:

    After the last post about wrock music, I was afraid I was falling desperately behind the curve. So it’s relief to see that I know all of these cuts, and I agree they all make great morning tunes. Too bad you never did a radio show. You have all the skills for building good playlists. Once again, this is technically flawless. Perhaps one day I’ll actually teach you something in this class.

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