Top Ten Songs Popular TopTenners Start the Day With

Need a tune to start your day on the right note? Here are a wide variety of recommendations from some familiar faces.

The Top Ten

1 Foreigner Suite - Cat Stevens (Billyv)

Give it a shot if you don't know it... Long but worth the trip - Billyv

I'd definitely be happy if I woke up to this. - BKAllmighty

2 I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles (BKAllmighty)

If only every song could start off with "One... Two... Three... FOUR! ". - BKAllmighty

Funny that I'm listening to this song right now. Coincidence? I think not! - kaitlynrad11

As BK points out, this was the first song on The Beatles' first album. Why not be the first song of your day? - PetSounds

Love this song also; as with so many Beatles tunes. Great choice BK and another
Nice list with strong and diverse contributions from All! - Billyv

3 Jaded (Ambient Remix) - Deadmau5 (PositronWildhawk)

Great choice Pos. With patience at the start it really picks up from there. Definitely can see starting the day, step by step slow at first and then wow what energy. Thanks for expanding my Horizons! - Billyv

According to Pos, it fills one with a positive energy. - PetSounds

4 All That Jazz - "Chicago" Cast (Britgirl)

Well most anything Britgirl likes is kool; another great diverse contribution! - Billyv

5 Strike - Primal Fear (Metal_treasure)

Adrenaline injection. Good metal music is healthier than coffee.
Everything's awesome in this song - speed, riff, solooo!, drums, chorus, vox, melody. - Metal_Treasure

6 Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits (Beatlesboy9)

Another solid choice BeatlesBoy9! Great song anytime of day but a real pick me up to start! - Billyv

7 The Only Difference Between Martyrdom and Suicide Is Press Coverage - Panic! at the Disco (SuperHyperdude)

Just the title! I'll have to listen. And from one of the users I find as the most consistently humorous! - Billyv

8 Thunderstruck - AC/DC (Fasterthansonic)
9 Wouldn't It Be Nice - The Beach Boys (PetSounds)

That's a great idea! This is perfect! - Misfire

I'd argue that most Beach Boys songs would make excellent wake-up tunes. This one, especially, deserves it. - BKAllmighty

It's familiar, positive, and relaxing. What better way to kick off a day? - PetSounds

Who's going to argue with the Master, PetSounds? 😉 - Billyv

10 10000 Fists - Disturbed (Gemcloben)

I will wouldn't call be self popular... - gemcloben

The Contenders

11 Dude (Looks Like a Lady) - Aerosmith (Simpsondude)
12 Little Respect - Blackbird Blackbird (Kiteretsunu)

Thanks for an interesting recommendation and listen, Kiteretsunu, and much overall respect - Billyv

I owe Kiteretsunu thanks for introducing me to this--really good stuff! - PetSounds

You're welcome, Billyv and PetSounds. This is one of my favorite songs, and especially brilliant to listen to during the the morning time. - Kiteretsunu

13 Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles (Ironsabbathpriest)

Well, the sun has come up, and it's a new day! - IronSabbathPriest

I love this song is! - MsWiseGirl

14 Powerman 5000 - When Worlds Collide (Htoutlaws2012)
15 King for a Day - Primal Fear (Metal_treasure)

King for a Day - any day. - Metal_Treasure

16 Life in Technicolour II - Coldplay (Wolftail)

Great song and Fun YouTube video! - Billyv

It is indeed an amazing song. - PetSounds

17 More Than a Feeling - Boston (Musicalpony)

"I woke up this morning and the sun was gone
Turned on some music to start my day
I lost myself in a familiar song
I closed my eyes and I slipped away…"

This is one of my favourite songs and a great way to start the day. - PetSounds

18 Do Something - Matthew West (keycha1n)

Thanks keycha1n and all the other contributors here for showing me some songs I didn't know of which I now love and to those who reminded me of more songs I know and love. Let's shake the ranking around as while I know how PetSounds determined the order and a very good way at that, I don't "deserve" the top. Make it horizontal! Again thanks and an Honor to be included with all who I respect and enjoy. -- Where can I get the compilation album or mix to start my dayz?! - Billyv

I'm not a fan of Christian Contmporary, but this is good stuff. Thanks, keyscha1n. - PetSounds

19 Monster - Skillet (Bobbythebrony)

This song describes me: "The secret side of me, I never let you see, I keep it caged but I can't control it." - bobbythebrony

20 School Days - Chuck Berry (Beatlesfan1964)
21 Aural Psynapse - Deadmau5 (Swagflicks)

This one suprised me.

22 The Song Remains the Same - Led Zeppelin (Lizardking99)
23 Gimme Shelter - Rolling Stones (Xandermartin98)
24 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin (Castlevaniafanboy128)
25 Hymn for the Weekend - Coldplay (Micahisthebest)
26 Jump In the Fire - Metallica (Velitelcabal)

Before I play great songs like Master of Puppets and Creeping Death, this is my daily opener.

27 Highway to Hell - AC/DC (Pizzaguy)

This is my alarm song for school days. - PizzaGuy

28 Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses (Mrquaz680)
29 'Til Kingdom Come - Coldplay (Merilille)

I might be skipping every song on Spotify just to listen to this song. - Merilille

30 Shimmy - System of a Down (Nikbrusk)
31 Devastation and Reform - Relient K (Riverclanrocks)

I love this song! Another Relient K song I like is Must Have Done Something Right. - RiverClanRocks

32 Till I Collapse - Eminem (Yanrocky)
33 Thinking About You - Calvin Harris (Jaystop10list)
34 Early Sunsets Over Monroeville - My Chemical Romance (Forever_smiling13)
35 50 Ways to Say Goodbye - Train (Rockfashionista)
36 A Day In the Life - The Beatles (Montypython)
37 Sing for the Moment - Eminem (Fan_of_good_music)
38 46&2 - Tool (Nerdface 2000)
39 I'm Bo Yo - Bo Burnham (Istooduptoabully)
40 Do You Realize? - The Flaming Lips (Cerealguy)

You can't go wrong with the Flaming Lips you just can't m8 - CerealGuy

41 Runaway - Kanye West (Yaygiants16)
42 100 Things to Do Before High School Theme Song (Kontrahinsunu)
43 Coming Home - Skylar Grey (Propanda)
44 Sabotage - Beastie Boys (Jack2244)
45 Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical Romance (Mmarce445)

Mmarce isn't really that popular to be honest he's semi-popular like me but not exactly "popular", "popular".

The onlybthing, I'm not that popular. - mmarce445

46 Jumpin Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones (Steelcity99)

Sometimes if I'm really tired when I wake up, I'll blast the Motörhead cover instead.

47 Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N Roses (Du)
48 Up&up - Coldplay (Micahisthebest)
49 Mr. Sandman - Chet Atkins (Nafrovivus)
50 No. 1 - Boa (Perfectimpulsex)
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