Songs for spring


March 20 marks the first day of spring — when temperatures start to rise, flowers and trees start to bloom and animals come out of hibernation. Check out six songs that have sunny beats and lyrics that remind me of spring:

“Good Days” by SZA

A classic song to listen to when you want to get into a happy mood, “Good Days” features eccentric and lively beats that remind those who are listening of a summer day with birds chirping. The lyrics portray a positive message that allows listeners to learn to look forward to the better things in life. As we leave the winter and cold behind, we can start to look forward to warm evenings and late sunsets. This song feels like a warm breeze on your face. 

“My Cherie Amour” by Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder’s songs are always a classic listen during the spring, as many of his songs offer a happy and easy tune that is pleasing to the ear. “My Cherie Amour” features classical instruments, a smooth voice, and beats that may pique cheerfulness for the future and wonder for how the spring will be. 

“Keep Ya Head Up” by 2Pac, Mr. Biggs

The start of spring means that we are in the last stretch of school, with only nine weeks left. 2pac, a rapper who puts deep meanings within his lyrics, offers motivational words within his song “Keep Ya Head Up,” which features fresh beats and motivational words that will keep you going to finish the school year off strong. It’s a great song that will put you in the mood for a new start as spring starts.

“Sunny Day” by beabadoobee

As the song name suggests, this song is perfect to listen to on a sunny day. “Sunny Day” features calm and relaxing beats that feel like a ray of sunshine on the ears and is a great song  to listen to as you are strolling in the park or going anywhere.

“Father Time (feat. Sampha)” by Kendrick Lamar

With a great symphonic touch to the song, “Father Time (feat. Sampha)” features great beats to listen to. If you enjoy unique beat drops and straightforward tunes, then this song is a great song to listen to as you begin to get into a new mindset this spring.

“Sway It, Hula Girl” by Lisa Ono

If you enjoy songs that feature less lyrics and more instrumentals, then check out this song. This song features beats that remind listeners of the ocean and a gentle breeze, with a calm tune that will soothe the mind and put listeners into a peaceful feeling as spring starts.

If you want more suggestions to songs from different genres that feature sunny beats, check out these songs that may help you get into the spring feeling:

“The Morning” by The Weeknd

“Love, of Money” by MAVI

“Better Dayz” by 2Pac, Mr. Biggs

“Banana Clip” by Miguel

“High and Dry” by Radiohead

“C U Girl” by Steve Lacy

“One More Love Song” by Mac DeMarco

“Skate” by Bruno Mars, Anderson Paak, Silk Sonic

“Ribs” by Lorde

“Honeymoon Avenue” by Ariana Grande

“Normal Girl” by SZA

“Pink + White” by Frank Ocean

“Agape” by Nicholas Britell

“Easter Sunday” by Zelooperz, Earl Sweatshirt

“Cookie Chips” by Rejjie Snow, MF DOOM, Cam O’bi

“That’s Life (feat. Mac Miller & Sia)” by 88-Keys

“Loving Machine” by TV Girl

“Banana Pancakes” by Jack Johnson

“I Wish You Love” by Sam Cooke

“Doo Wop (That Thing)” by Ms. Lauryn Hill

“Move Your Feet” by Junior Senior

“Natural Mystic” by Bob Marley & The Wailers

“Blue (feat. Blue Ivy)” by Beyonce

“Square” by Yerin Baek

“The Bug Collector” by Haley Heynderickx

“Pink Matter” by Frank Ocean, André 3000

“After The Storm” by Kali Uchis (feat. Tyler, The Creator & Bootsy Collins)

“Clouded” by Brent Faiyaz

“Dancing in the Moonlight” by Toploader

“Make Me Happy” by Alton Ellis

“It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over” by Lenny Kravitz

“Before I Let Go” by Beyonce

“What Once Was” by Her’s

“Dreams, Fairytales, Fantasies” (feat. Brent Faiyaz & Salaam Remi)

“Suddenly I See” by KT Tunstall

“Isn’t She Lovely” by Stevie Wonder

“It Might As Well Be Spring” by Frank Sinatra