I am glad they made it to the list. Perfect for: when things are complicated. Bill - You are unique and inspirational for your career and life background, and I admire your determination to follow your passion. If the song sounds familiar, perhaps that's because it's been used in a number of television shows and movies. Instead, this powerful lady aims to run the world. Have a wonderful weekend filled with song. In spite of naysayers, she advocates trying to make a difference in the world, even if one's time in the sun is brief. Always a pleasure to read your lists:-). Well, lately I've been writing (cross that out), composing hubs about Cha Cha Cha songs in languages I don't speak. 50 guy's guys pick the songs that make us feel like men. How boring life would be (not to mention more than a bit creepy) if we were all the same (Stepford Wives for example). FlourishAnyway believes there is a playlist for just about any situation and is on a mission to unite and entertain the world through song. He seems to be asking permission: Please, would you one timeLet me be myselfSo I can shine with my own lightAnd let me be myself? Teens want to be independent, but parents also have a hard time letting go. ... And since they started being in love, she feels like she’s on a higher plane of being. This catchy country song from 2006 is a defiant rebuke of the gossip and disapproval that some people may throw your way. While the song does come from the point of view of the person getting their BF back after being cheated on, it … You should see themâ, Lyrics: âOh, and I don't want to die for you / But if dying's asked of me / I'll bear that cross with an honor / âCause freedom don't come freeâ, Blackbird singing in the dead of night / Take these sunken eyes and learn to see / All your life / You were only waiting for this moment to be freeâ, Cause if it wasn't for all of your torture. Keep on being you, Flourish! Originally written for the movie Charlie’s Angels, Independent Woman became a massive hit as a single as well, spending 11 weeks as a Hot 100 single. I believe it's popular and current, not a country song, and the lyrics are "you are unique". A person like me who always rise above. … I’m neither smart nor stupid, but I don’t think I’m a run-of-the-mill person. "And for good reason -- songwriters love to pen hits about the rollercoaster ride that is adolescence. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on April 07, 2017: Robert - Thank you for the kind encouragement. / I was born freeâ, Lyrics: âBlackbird singing in the dead of night / Take these sunken eyes and learn to see / All your life / You were only waiting for this moment to be freeâ, Lyrics: âI'm free to do what I want and have a good time / Now somebody, anybody, everybody, say / Cause I'm free to do what I want and have a good time / Now somebody, anybody, everybody, sayâ, Lyrics: âIâm over this, Iâm over you / Iâm not gonna waste my life away / This is my Independence Dayâ, Lyrics: âAll the women who are independent / Throw your hands up at meâ, Lyrics: âI'm not the way that I used to be / I took the record off repeat / You killed me, but I survived / And now I'm coming aliveâ, Lyrics: âThere's nothing you can do or say, baby / Iâve had enough / Iâm not your property as from today, baby / You might think that I won't make it on my own / But now I'm / Stronger than yesterdayâ, Lyrics: âAfter all of the fights and the lies / 'Cause you're wanting to haunt me / But that won't work anymore, no more, it's over / Cause if it wasn't for all of your torture I wouldn't know how to be this way now and never back downâ, Lyrics: âShe got her own thing / That's why I love her / Miss Independent / Won't you come and spend a little time?â, Lyrics: âI feel free, I feel freedom / Why they mad? Tired of being a player in someone else's game? It's about why he loves his lady. We have a long list of pop, rock, and country songs to get you started. It would be very hard for a man to live with me, unless he’s terribly strong. Does it ring a bell with anyone? Have a great week. Missed out on all these songs except the Jackson's ABC. Here's my suggestions! Now, if you didn't dance or like music, that would be even more amusing! Just like fingerprints, each of us is unique, and we should celebrate that fact. Linda Crampton from British Columbia, Canada on April 08, 2017: I enjoyed this playlist article, as always. Have a wonderful day sweet lady! He's also the father of twins Gunnar and Matthew who formed the 1990s band "Nelson. The scientific reason why some of us enjoy sad songs more than others. I did not want to be too annoying which it is tough, but on the other hand -. This pop hit from 2016 features a woman who is struggling to retain her individuality although she feels surrounded by clowns. Appreciate the uniqueness that you bring to this world. Freedom! - Coco Chanel, French fashion designer, Konstantinos Papakonstantinou via Flickr, CC-BY-SA 2.0, modified by FlourishAnyway. In honor of July 4th, we thought weâd take a break from our typical bbq-themed content. All Kinds of Kinds - Miranda Lambert. I think I got that right). Tell Us What Makes You Unique or Unusual in the Comments Section Below. Say what you feelLove who you love'Cause you just getSo many trips 'round the sun. The narrator in this 2002 pop song draws attention to their fakery. She wants to dance to her own beat, sing her own melody and cast aside others' expectations for conformity. I like the Learned, Mississippi address. Maybe it's because I'm a Libra, but I love verses about making eyes … Steven Depolo via … Jason Mraz, who is not typically known for his rapping talents, released this pop rap song in 2006. Such a great tune and lyrics that remind us that ‘who we are’ is enough. Especially these days, we need good strong women. I am so past that). Thus your selection is wonderfull. The 56 inspirational songs have been grouped into the following categories: Being Positive (Page 1; this page you are reading) Express Your Authentic Self (Page 2) Keep following your dreams. Shyron E Shenko from Texas on April 08, 2017: Hello Shelly, Lefty and Shorty by Willie Nelson, Legend of Bonnie and Clyde - Merle Haggard. Im looking for a song about being yourself and not caring what other people think about you. Does anybody know somewhere I can get hold of this? Being a strong, independent woman means that you are able to find happiness on your own. There's no one quite like YOU. Thanks for reading, and have a wonderful weekend. Watch the video for her explanation of what the song means to her and why she wrote it. It takes the persepective of someone who has been bullied for being different and who made it through. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on November 02, 2018: FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on July 03, 2018: Margie, Thanks so much for that sweet message! Some of the truest words ever spoken about what it's like to be a teen come from songs by artists like Demi Lovato, Paramore and Taylor Swift. Heidi Thorne from Chicago Area on April 10, 2017: Okay, I gotta add the Sammy Davis Jr. classic "I Gotta Be Me.". Cover photo by @_miriamherrera 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. March 20, 2011. - Richard Thompson, Joey Gannon via Flickr, CC-BY-SA 2.0, modified by FlourishAnyway. He gets the door for ladies, loves his tractor and six pack of Bud, and he refuses to apologize for what he thinks is right. Leave us a comment in the Comments Section below. Stability is its own kind of fun. Maybe you pride yourself on the charisma and confidence you radiate, or the fact that you're smarter than a fifth grader. Don't let the haters and jealous people win. By. The (Meat)puppetmaster takes us through songs like "Lake Of Fire" and "Backwater," and talks about performing with Kurt Cobain on MTV Unplugged. kallini2010 from Toronto, Canada on April 08, 2017: E/I is the most unreliable characteristics - I might be 50/50. Accidental love lyrics: You said it … Are any of these songs kid friendly and don't curse. The way you behave plays a b... Sarah B. February 18, 2021. Glad you liked this playlist so much. Oh, wait, you already have a play.... Linda Lum from Washington State, USA on April 08, 2017: Fun hub, reminding us that we're all a little bit "different." I depend on great readers like you to continually make suggestions for playlists. 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. She seeks to be as wild and free as her hair. ", There's no need for reluctance when it comes to being your authentic self. I've made some additions here as well as to other playlists where some songs were a better fit. It describes communities of low-density, single use structures where both the buildings and residents who inhabit them often lack diversity. She's taken control back and living by her own rules now. Vince Clarke Songwriter Interviews An original member of Depeche Mode, Vince went on to form Erasure and Yaz. Because every day is Single's Awareness Day. Whether it's rock, rap, country, or anything in between, we want you to vote up your favorites on this list of songs about being independent. We're all freaks who are part of a sideshow circus. Many people consider their hair to be a key part of their physical identity. Keep being you! 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. From Beyonceâs very directly titled âFreedomâ to Kelly Clarksonâs now-iconic (not to mention throwback) âMiss Independentâ to George Michaelâs oft-sampled âFreedom! Right now I'm moving from P to J. 9 Songs That Capture How Betrayal Hurts More Than Being Cheated On. The bank replaced the superfluous cursing ("g-damn") with "black sheep" and the song worked well. - Ralph Waldo Emerson, American poet, Andrea Benjamin Manenti via Flickr, CC-BY-SA 2,0, modified by FlourishAnyway. I believe it's a male singer singing about why he loves his lady. Love songs are cool and all, but it's time we give songs about being single their kudos. I'm saving this! Don't give up. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on April 08, 2017: Thank you for your suggestions! Growing up isn't always easy. Lyndi & Jason via Flickr, CC-BY-SA 2.0. 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. Check these songs out: 15 Songs To Tell Someone You're Not In Love Anymore. Martie Coetser from South Africa on April 08, 2017: This is the ideal playlist to activate on those days one feels useless and without a purpose in life. You can even add additional tracks to the poll if any good being independent songs are missing, so feel free to contribute to the list. There can be moments of angst, uncertainty, and even outright anger. If songs about growing up teach us anything, it’s that adolescence never really ends. This 2009 pop song is a crossover Christian song that features a 20-year-old woman talking to God. Why should being a bad trumpet player in school stop me from buying another trumpet 30 years later? 15 Songs about Intelligence, Education and School. "To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is an accomplishment." I hope you are doing well. In this rock song from 1986, the narrator recalls his days of being a renegade and delights in the fact that even the wildest among us eventually settle down into predictable lives. Oh, wait, you already have that, right? How about "Clones (We're All)"--Alice Cooper; "If I Have To Be Alone"--Todd Rundgren... FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on October 14, 2019: Holly P - Thanks for the song suggestion and kind kukos. Thanks for such a great playlist! 4: Who You Are, by Jessie J. Answer: The narrator of the song is a man deeply in love with a beautiful woman. I like that you write about languages you don't speak. The songs … Some may cross over into like, body positivity or girl power, but I still think they fit. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on December 04, 2019: LaustCawz - Thanks for the song recommendations. Answer: I appreciate your song suggestion. Don't be afraid to be you, even if others don't get it. http://hub.me/akues. What exactly is kindness? Audrey Howitt from California on April 10, 2017: Loved this list! Got an outlaw or dangerous woman in you? but my favourite is "A Disruptor". Thanks for sharing. I’ve been in business without being a businesswoman, I’ve loved without being a … Maybe someone else who is reading this can help? Something about Hamlet on a battlefield... You might be right - with a certain degree of approximation, there is a song for every situation. This belief makes her feel free to be herself. Songs about being strong, not giving up on yourself or whatever you're facing, are prevalant in music. This 2012 pop song is a satire about urban sprawl and the cookie cutter lives of suburbanites. Well, I will share the idea even though I'm sure you would have figured out your way around it (because I have - therefore, it's not that big of a challenge). Those boo's almost killed his spirit. Alone I Stand - Killswitch Engage. Some of the lyrics are: When I was smaller, and people were taller, I learned to take it, to use it to make it. Can you imagine living without it? Have a great week! Old fashioned Southern values make the man in this 2015 country song unusual—a freak even. It makes like intriguing. I'm looking for a piano sheet music (cover) or Richard Thompson's beeswing. This sassy rock song from 2011 pays homage to the rebel lying just below your surface. The woman in this 2015 rock song declares that her individuality is a force to be reckoned with, much like a hurricane. FlourishAnyway (author) from USA on April 11, 2017: MsDora - Powerful women unite! This 2012 country song recommends that you instead follow your arrow, wherever that may lead:. âCause I need freedom, too!â, Lyrics: âItâs the one good thing that Iâve got, freedom / I wonât let you down, freedom / So please donât give me up, freedom / âCause I would really, really love to stick aroundâ, Lyrics: âMiss on her own / Miss almost grown / Miss never let a man help her off her throneâ, Lyrics: âYour first name is Free / Last name is Dom / Cause you still believe in where we're fromâ, Lyrics: âAnd I don't want no one to cry / But, tell 'em if I don't survive / I was born free! What is it to be kind? In this 2016 pop tune, the narrator is a woman who calls her own shots. Being Single Can Be A Blast, And We Put Together This Playlist Of The 14 Best Songs About Being Alone And Happy To Help You Celebrate Just How Strong And Proud You Are. 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. I've added Pancho and Lefty and Legend of Bonnie and Clyde to the following playlist: Renegade Playlist: 79 Songs About Cowboys, Outlaws and Dangerous Women, https://spinditty.com/genres/Songs-About-Cowboys-O... . There's no one quite like YOU. Peggy - That's a terrific song example (#43). A Beautiful Exit - Miguel. It's probably my favorite on this list! "In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different." If she wants a family, then she goes out and creates one. The song's reference to "ticky tacky" is a criticism of how cheaply such houses are often built. I cannot imagine the Muppets being associated with school being out forever and being blown up! Have a great week to you both! What's that? Thanks for stopping by. She has a fickle temper, a foul mouth thanks to her mama, and she doesn't care squat about fitting in: "Everybody's doing it so why the hell should I?" Where are you? I love seeing people build and exercise their unique talents and skills, even if I have no expertise in that area myself. Does it have to be a big act to be more kind? So many songs. Is there a name for that? One thing friends are good for is calling you out on your inconsistent or inappropriate behavior. Not a Gaga fan? I’ve also limited the number of songs per artist to a maximum of 1–2 (with the exception of Christina Aguilera who has 3) to have a wider representation of artists. Know a song about uniqueness and individuality that should be on this playlist? The MBTI? ), I've added your song suggestion to not only this playlist but also the playlist, "Songs About Victory, Celebration, Success, and Winning." Lyrics about being smart: Up in the mornin’ and out to school. (Who else are you going to be?). 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