Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Updating Your Young Life Playlist

I got a tweet today asking if we had any good ideas for new songs to put on the YL playlist. I'm sure many of you, like me, have a playlist on your iPod entitled "YL Club Music." We play songs from it before club, after club, as kids enter club, during games, etc...

It always seems difficult to find new, hip songs, that aren't explicit in words/meaning.

Let's share ideas together and save us all a big headache. Please comment below.

Here are the songs that have been added in the comment section so far with links to each song in iTunes.

"Tonight, Tonight" by Hot Chelle Rae

"Good Life" by One Republic

"Stereo Hearts" by Gym Class Heroes (and Adam Levine)

"Rolling in the Deep" by Adele

"Love You Like a Love Song" by Selena Gomez

"The Cave" by Mumford and Sons

"Peanut Butter Jelly Time"

"Boom Shake The Room" by DJ Jazzy Jeff & Will Smith

"Move Your Feet" by Junior Senior

"Party Rock Anthem" by LMFAO (The intro, cutting it off before lyrics come in)

Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall by Coldplay

Let's get a few more added on here, what would you suggest?


  1. Tonight, Tonight by Hot Chelle Rae is popular now and I don't think its too questionable lyrically.

  2. Good Life by One Republic

  3. Stereo Hearts by Gym Class Heroes (and Adam Levine), Rolling in the Deep by Adele, Love you like a love song by Selena Gomez

  4. Kick it old skool with "Peanut Butter Jelly Time" or "Boom Boom Shake The Room" by Will Smith

  5. "Move your feet" by Junior Senior is fun. not new, but maybe new to kids.

  6. The intro to "Party Rock Anthem" by LMFAO (cutting it off before lyrics come in) is an amazing run-in-the-Club-room song!

  7. Written in the Stars by Tinie Tempah,

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  9. Blow. Of course, you have to choose where you start and finish it, but it was a great night 1 intro at camp this summer.

  10. This is every song we sang last year. I hope this helps.

    Dynamite – Taio Cruz
    Half of My Heart – John Mayer
    Welcome Home – Jonah Werner
    Say Hey – Michael Franti
    Tom Petty - Free Falling
    Jason Mraz - I'm Yours
    Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under the Bridge
    Carrie Underwood - Jesus take the Wheel
    Walking on Sunshine
    my life would suck without you- kelly clarkson
    you found me- the fray
    Your love is my drug – Ke$ha
    Fix You – Coldplay
    Dirty Pop – N’Sync
    Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
    Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
    Stuck Like Glue – Sugarland
    Hold Us Together – Matt Maher
    MMM Bop – Hanson
    So What?! – Pink
    Our Song – Taylor Swift
    Hold My Heart – 10th Ave North
    All I want for Christmas is You
    Feliz Navidad
    Santa Claus is Coming to Town
    Living on Prayer – Bon Jovi
    Since you’ve been gone – Kelly Clarkson
    Smile – Unkle Cracker
    Hero – Enrique
    Whole New World – Aladin
    Sold – John Michael Montgomery
    Animal – Neon Trees
    Magic – B.O.B.
    Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
    Fireflies – Owl City
    Free to be Me – Francessca Batestelli
    Baton Rouge – Garth Brooks
    Fireworks – Katy Perry
    Never Say Never – Justin Bieber
    Allstar – Smashmouth
    I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
    I Run to You – Lady Antebellum
    Airplanes – B.O.B.
    Baby – Justin Bieber
    Hey, Soul Sister – Train
    Friday – Rebecca Black
    Lean on Me – The Temptations
    Waiting on the World to Change – John Mayer
    Sweet Home Alabama – Lynard Skynard
    Party in the USA – Hannah Montana

  11. Cody, Thanks so much for these ideas! Very helpful!

    1. Have you considered posting a link to a collaborative Spotify playlist that we can get a ton of people contributing to? Here's a link to one that we use in our area. Feel free to join in and add some songs! And if you aren't using Spotify for club, you're crazy!

    2. i have one as well if people need some ideas

  12. ) Uptight ( everything's alright) -Stevie Wonder
    2) Firework -Katy Perry
    3) Break Your Heart -Taio Cruz
    4) Cupid Shuffle- Cupid
    5) Higher- Taio Cruz
    6) Music sounds better with you - Big time Rush
    7) Dynamite - Taio Cruz
    8) Hello - Martin Solveig and Dragonette
    9) Solo- Iyaz
    10) Hey mama- Matt Kearny
    11) Hey Julie- Fountains of Wyane
    12) Pop Culture - Madeon
    13) Galaxies - Owl City
    14) Paradise - Cold Play
    15) Strawberry Swing- Cold play
    16) Brighter than the sun- Colbie Caillat
    17) Angels- Owl City
    18) Love you Like a love song- Selena Gomez
    19) Fallin for you- Colbie caillat
    20) Angel - Akon
    21) Pretty Girl Rock - Kerri Hilson
    22)Faster- Matt Nathanson
    23) Love story - Taylor Swift
    24) You Belong With me - Taylor swift
    25) We are never getting back together - Taylor swift
    26) Our Song- T Swift
    27) The Story of us -T swift
    28) Today was a fairytale- Tswift
    29) Boyfriend- Justin Bieber
    30) Love Like woe- The Ready Set
    31) Young Forever - The Ready Set
    32) Tonight Tonight- Hot chelle Rae
    33) With out you- Usher and David Guetta
    34) Your love is strong- Jon Foreman
    35) Your love is my drug -Ke$ha
    36) Game on- Fifa world cup
    37) Boyfriend- Big Time Rush
    38) Love and Memories -OAR
    39) All Day- Cody Simpson
    40) You make my dreams come true- Hall and Oates
    41) Like em All- Jacob Lattimore
    42) Live Like were dying- Kris allen
    43) Havent met you yet- Michael Buble
    44) Everything -Michael Buble
    45) One Love- Glee
    46) I Can Only Imagine- Mercy Me
    47) Every Thing Glorious- David Crowder Band
    48) Must have done something right- Relient K
    49) I so hate Consequences- Relient K
    50) Somebody to love- Justin Bieber
    51) Low Day- Capra
    52) Something to Dance For- Shake it up
    53) Dance Forever- All Star weekend
    54) Good Time- Carly rae and Owl City
    55) Call me Maybe- Carly rae Jepsen
    56) Something that I want- Grace Potter
    57) Insomnia- Craig David
    58) Just Friends- Kill Paradise
    59) Fireflies- Owl City
    60) Love Song- Sara Bareilles
    61) Give Your Heart a Break- Demi Lavato
    62) Some Nights- Fun
    63) Waka Waka- Shekira
    64) Shes got the Rythem- The Summerset
    65) Summer Girls- LFO
    66) United States Of Pop- Dj Earworm
    67) What Make you Beautiful- One Direction
    68) Fine By me- Andy Grammer
    69) Favorite Song- Colbie Caillat
    70) Beautiful things- Gungor
    71) Forever and ever- He is we
    72) Happily ever after- he is we
    73) Breathing, -Tate Kirgiss
    74) Gaslight, -Tate Kirgiss
    75) storyline- Tate Kirgiss
    76) calling all angels- Train
    77) Stronger –Kelly Clarkson
    78) Brown Eyed Girl-
    79) Sweet Home Alabama
    80) 500 miles
    81) one thing- one direction
    82) up all night- one direction
    83) the words I would say – sidewalk prophets
    84) Free falling- Tom Petti
    85) Good life – One Republic
    86) dirty pop – nsync
    87) single ladies- beyonce
    88) Sweet Caroline- Neil Diamond
    89) Just the way u are- Bruno Mars
    90) mmm bob- Hansen
    91) since you’ve been gone- Kelly Clarkson
    92) don’t stop believein- journey
    93) never say never – Justin bieber
    94) all star smash mouth
    95) im yours – Jason maraz
    96) hey soul sister train
    97) airplanes- b.o.b
    98) lean on me- temptations
    99) party in the usa- miley cyrus
    100) the climb miley cyrus