Whether it's SAD, the dwindling daytime hours, or the atrocious state of politics today, we've got a seven-song tribute to help you hang in there.
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Bad Day is from Canadian one-hit wonder, Daniel Powter's second studio album, Daniel Powter (2005). Written by Powter, the song was first used in a French Coca-Cola TV commercial. It topped the four US charts and was the first single to sell two million digital copies.
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Leave It All To Me is Miranda Cosgrove's debut single and the theme song for her Nickelodeon TV show iCarly. It features Drake Bell, Cosgrove's Drake & Josh co-star. The song was released in 2007 and charted at the 100 spot on Billboard Hot 100.
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Hold On was the lead single from Wilson Phillips's 1990 album, Wilson Phillips. Though it topped the charts for just one week, Billboard named it the top song of 1990. The group's performance in the 2011 movie, Bridesmaids, reminded everyone of the greatness of Hold On.
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By Strouse and Charnin for the 1977 musical Annie, Tomorrow has become the most famous “hang in there” song ever written. We like Aileen Quinn's version from the 1982 movie, but artists like Idina Menzel, Barbra Streisand, and Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool 2 have all covered the song.
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Keep Your Head Up is the debut single from Andy Grammer's 2011 album, Andy Grammer. In the US, the song peaked at No. 5 on Adult Top 40 and was used in the 2012 movie, Pitch Perfect. Grammer released a bilingual version titled Relève la tête that reached No. 156 in France.
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Carry On Wayward Son is by Kansas from their 1976 album, Leftoverture. The song peaked at No. 11 on Billboard Hot 100, making it the band’s first Top 20. In 1995, it became the second-most-played track in the US on classic rock radio, and in 1997, it was number one.