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07th Apr 2016

Our Ultimate Motivational Playlist: 20 Songs Guaranteed To Help You Keep Going


There’s no better feeling in the world than rocking out to a truly epic set of tunes. That’s just a fact. 

Certain musicians simply have the magic ability to make you feel like you can conquer the world. We’re looking at you, Beyoncé.

Before you know it, you’re feeling on top of the world and ready to keep going, no matter what comes your way.

So stick on your headphones and enjoy our ultimate motivational playlist,* brought to you by the good folks at permanent tsb.

*Warning: you’re going to want to take over the world after listening to all these

1. What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger – Kelly Clarkson

Because sometimes we all need to be reminded to stand a little taller, and a fist-pumping Kelly is the woman for the job. While you’re at it, you might as well go back and listen to her entire album, Stronger.

Video via YouTube/kellyclarksonVEVO

2. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 

Hands down the most feel-good, smile-inducing song ever written. Sit back, crank up the volume and all will be well with the world.

Video via YouTube/blaxter47

3. We Are The Champions – Queen

Frankly, it’s impossible to listen to this classic without feeling like a winner.

Video via YouTube/QueenOfficial

4. Survivor – Destiny’s Child

Feeling defeated after a breakup? Don’t forget that your Mam taught you better than that.

Video via YouTube/DestinysChildVEVO

5. Vangelis – Chariots of Fire

You don’t have to have seen the movie to take inspiration from this epic tune. This will help you keep going through just about anything.

Video via YouTube/tititoul

6. Run The World (Girls) – Beyonce

A friendly reminder from Queen Bey that girls do, in fact run the world. Preach.

Video via YouTube/BeyonceVEVO

7. Beautiful Day – U2

Love them or loathe them, this classic has the power to help you keep going on the darkest of days.

Video via YouTube/U2VEVO

8. Right Here Right Now – Fatboy Slim

Need some energy pumped into your day? Stick on the tune below.

Video via YouTube/SkintRecords

9. Stronger – Kanye West

It’s fair to say Yeezy would be a pretty great motivational speaker.

Video via YouTube/KanyeWestVEVO

10. Don’t Stop Believing – Journey

Dip in energy after a long night out? There’s a reason this is the last song played in bars around the world.


Video via YouTube/journeyVEVO

11. Lose Yourself – Eminem

The 8 Mile soundtrack will get your fired up and ready to take on the world.

Video via YouTube/SHADEFansOficial

12. I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

Take a step back in time for a class in how to tell someone exactly how it is.

Video via YouTube/georgios milonas

13. Roar – Katy Perry

Because your roar deserves to be heard by the world.

14. I Feel Good – James Brown

Good luck trying to listen to this without getting up to bust some moves.

Video via YouTube/Eagle Rock

15. Song 2 – Blur

Can’t get out of bed in the morning? Here’s a solution.


Video via YouTube/BlurVEVO

16. Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand

This belter must be played at full blast only.

Video via YouTube/DominoRecordingCo

17. Here Comes The Sun – The Beatles

Inject your day with a pinch of joy with The Beatles’ happiest song.

Video via YouTube/RockRemastered

18. Eye Of The Tiger – Survivor

Sometimes you just need to rise up.

Video via YouTube/SurvivorVEVO

19. Started From The Bottom – Drake

Guys, even Drake started from the bottom. (Now he’s here.)

Video via YouTube/DrakeVEVO

20. Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars

This is one track guaranteed to keep you going during a jam-packed day. Uptown Funk is so infectiously upbeat it’s impossible not to listen to it without a smile on your face.

Video via YouTube/MarkRonsonVEVO

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