Sometimes if you hear the right song at the right time, it can change your mood.
In commemoration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we are giving you 5 songs that we hope will make the burden of the disease, a little bit easier.
Just Stand Up – Various Artists
The relation to cancer in this song is quite clear, it delivers a message to not give up the fight!
On Top Of The World – Imagine Dragons
In life, we have to celebrate the small victories like marking the end of cancer treatments. The song reminds people battling the disease that this is the moment to sit back and revel in your achievement.
Three Little Birds – Bob Marley
A polite reminder to never lose faith that every little thing is going to be alright.
Live Like You’re Dying – Time McGraw
The saying “live like you’re dying” is used very frequently but it can take on a whole new meaning when it seems like a reality. This jam reminds us all to live our best life no matter how bad the situation seems.
I’m Not My Hair – Indie Arie
The repercussions of cancer treatment on your hair are clear and sometimes the people around you need to lower their expectations of your new look. Sema confidence! Because that is how you will be feeling after you hear this jam, you’ll be loving your new look whatever it is with absolutely no apologies.
Mission – Lupe Fiasco
In the words of the rapper, the song is “a track to empower those facing cancer, revere cancer survivors and remember those who have passed due to cancer-related illnesses.” We won’t say any more, just have a listen and feel it.
Roar – Katy Perry
This jam is about collecting yourself from the ground when life has beaten you senseless. The lyrics “here me ROAR” are a pleasant reminder that you need to literally roar at cancer for you to beat it right back.
Level Up – Ciara
“See me, I stayed prayed up. Nothing I’m afraid of. And I can have it all” These lyrics might be basic but the message is crystal clear, and you can dance to it. There is never a bad time to dance! Who doesn’t love to dance??
I’m Gonne Love You Through It – Martina McBride
The role of caretakers in the journey to beat cancer can and should never be understated, this song reiterates that. It narrates the story of a mother and a wife battling but focuses n the relationship of a woman and someone looking after who loves her tremendously.
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
No explanation needed 🙂