The (Meat)puppetmaster takes us through songs like "Lake Of Fire" and "Backwater," and talks about performing with Kurt Cobain on MTV Unplugged. Lifestyle. Aside from the obvious reasons (like the fact that our bodies can withstand childbirth), we’re smart, strong, determined, and overall #bosses. I am so past that). What exactly is kindness? I appreciate the compliment. Defiance/Independence Songs About Being a Teenager. In this song, he describes how students just want to get through their day in school so that they can hang out with the person they like. Does it ring a bell with anyone? So to help you get through your breakup, I’ve compiled the ultimate list of moving on songs (with a little help from friends, the internet, and personal experience) for every stage of your breakup. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on May 10, 2017: Heidi - That song sure does have endurance. Catherine - Hats off to learning that lesson early in life. I like the focus of these songs. Shame, poor Ricky Nelson! … I have a number of articles in the works (so many it'll keep me busy for a long time). I'm an INTJ (strategic thinker/architect type), rare for women but I'm a bit of an odd one out. This 2009 pop song is a crossover Christian song that features a 20-year-old woman talking to God. You see, I was not joking (how unique of me) that I really want to challenge you with a playlist that will be very tough to make. Does it have to be a big act to be more kind? Always a pleasure to read your lists:-). Hope that helps. The friend has been putting on a false persona to impress others, attempting to dress and behave differently. Audrey - Thank you for stopping by and chiming in. Am I rare? This sassy rock song from 2011 pays homage to the rebel lying just below your surface. Say what you feelLove who you love'Cause you just getSo many trips 'round the sun. Answer: The narrator of the song is a man deeply in love with a beautiful woman. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on May 04, 2017: Petrosinella - I'm drawing a blank, no idea. / Freedom! FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on November 02, 2018: FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on July 03, 2018: Margie, Thanks so much for that sweet message! You have some great songs in here! http://hub.me/akues. Have a great week! Love songs are cool and all, but it's time we give songs about being single their kudos. I almost chocked when I saw the title of your new hub. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on December 11, 2019: Thunder - Thank you for these suggestions. Peggy Woods from Houston, Texas on April 20, 2020: I can hear the song "I've Gotta Be Me" by Sammy Davis, Jr. in my head now after looking at this list. Watch the video for her explanation of what the song means to her and why she wrote it. Thanks for making a comment. In honor of July 4th, we thought weâd take a break from our typical bbq-themed content. Being a son, being a father, being a husband, being a friend, that is what makes a man. Glad you liked this playlist so much. I came across this list while searching for a specific song. You have self-confidence without having to rely on another person or society for validation. Alien - Cassadee Pope. Linda Crampton from British Columbia, Canada on April 08, 2017: I enjoyed this playlist article, as always. ", There's no need for reluctance when it comes to being your authentic self. And if he’s stronger than I, I’m the one who can’t live with him. Catherine Giordano from Orlando Florida on April 09, 2017: What do Ricky Nelson, The Doors, and Lady Gaga have in common? ... is the feeling of being moved, which we think is the basis of our fascination with sad music. You have done a lot of work on this one. From Beyonce’s very directly titled “Freedom” to Kelly Clarkson’s now-iconic (not to mention throwback) “Miss Independent” to George Michael’s oft-sampled “Freedom! Larry Rankin from Oklahoma on April 09, 2017: Flourish, you are truly a walking music encyclopedia. Bet they influenced the school kids back then. The bank replaced the superfluous cursing ("g-damn") with "black sheep" and the song worked well. Have a great week to you both! All he desires to be is himself, whatever that involves. Keep on being you, Flourish! "The best thing you've got going for you is individuality." Thanks for reading, and have a wonderful weekend. Time waits for no man, and neither does an independent woman. Appreciate the uniqueness that you bring to this world. Cover photo by @_miriamherrera He advises: ... Never be afraid of doing something differentDare to be something more. "Situationships" by Fabolous. It may be part of the chorus. "To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is an accomplishment." Tired of not fitting in and frustrated with feeling lost, the guy in this 2008 power ballad tells his beloved that he is ready to shine his own light. These songs speak to … They are all in the playlist. Keep being you! 32 Best Songs About Cheating If You Need To Cry Your Eyes Out. Check these songs out: 15 Songs To Tell Someone You're Not In Love Anymore. Not very well known, but it's beautiful and has a similar theme about individuality! Don't be afraid to be you, even if others don't get it. The woman in this 2015 rock song declares that her individuality is a force to be reckoned with, much like a hurricane. Every redneck girl's dream, he won't be single long! FlourishAnyway believes there is a playlist for just about any situation and is on a mission to unite and entertain the world through song. It's filled with thinly veiled sexual references land is about a proudly geeky guy who is trying to convince a girl to look beyond the outside in choosing a partner. Dora Weithers from The Caribbean on April 11, 2017: I'd like to be friends with the woman described in sung number 20. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on April 10, 2017: Heidi - That's a great addition! FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on April 11, 2017: MsDora - Powerful women unite! Be who you are and don't care if others don't like it. 4: Who You Are, by Jessie J. Margie's Southern Kitchen from the USA on July 03, 2018: FlourishAnyway I always love your hubs, they are all so unique! "In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different." But I had only one idea, which I was not going to share (by now you know that percentage of perception of my uniqueness is in direct proportion to the degree of how a particular person feels annoyed by me. I'm looking for a piano sheet music (cover) or Richard Thompson's beeswing. Cool hub! I wish more young people would come to prioritize just being themselves without care about others' opinions or reactions. Judging by how I don't belong anywhere, probably I am. Don't give up. I drew a blank on this topic, but I love "Geek in the Pink" by Mraz....and Brooks "Against the Grain" is a classic....great list! We have a long list of pop, rock, and country songs to get you started. Tired of being a player in someone else's game? Being a strong, independent woman means that you are able to find happiness on your own. Stability is its own kind of fun. But I think they're all beautiful! The narrator in this 2002 pop song draws attention to their fakery. From … He is describing to her that she makes him whole and brings stability and meaning to his life. We should all give a standing ovation for individuality. Some may cross over into like, body positivity or girl power, but I still think they fit. Each of us has eccentricities, secrets, and talents that make us unusual. I canât move / Freedom, cut me loose! She wants to dance to her own beat, sing her own melody and cast aside others' expectations for conformity. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on December 04, 2019: LaustCawz - Thanks for the song recommendations. Maybe it's because I'm a Libra, but I love verses about making eyes … Thanks for such a great playlist! Vince Clarke Songwriter Interviews An original member of Depeche Mode, Vince went on to form Erasure and Yaz. I added the Alice Cooper one at #58. What sets you apart from the other 7.5 billion people on the planet? kallini2010 from Toronto, Canada on April 08, 2017: E/I is the most unreliable characteristics - I might be 50/50. :). There's no one quite like YOU. While the song does come from the point of view of the person getting their BF back after being cheated on, it … The narrator identifies with the pain of being judged harshly and provides both validation and hope. Thank you, Larry. This 2012 pop song is a satire about urban sprawl and the cookie cutter lives of suburbanites. Then decide. Lyrics about being smart: Up in the mornin’ and out to school. This belief makes her feel free to be herself. In this 2016 pop tune, the narrator is a woman who calls her own shots. Instead, we found it appropriate to take the time and come up with a playlist of songs that expound on the vast subject of freedom. 20 Best Songs About Complicated Love and Confusing Relationships 1. "If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out" by Cat Stevens is one of my favorites, so is "Freak" by KISS. Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on April 08, 2017: I don't have anything to add. Instead, this powerful lady aims to run the world. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on April 08, 2017: Thank you for your suggestions! If songs about growing up teach us anything, it’s that adolescence never really ends. Question: Would "Invincible" by Skillet be a good one to add to the list? I hope you are doing well. 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