Pharrell’s ‘Happy’, Bastille’s ‘Pompeii’ Named Among Happiest Songs

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Music streaming service Spotify has named its happiest songs of the summer.

By analysing thousands of playlists from users across the globe, looking at the emotional positivity for each track, Spotify identified the top 10 happiest songs that most frequently feature on feel-good playlists entitled ‘Happy’, with the appropriately titled smash-hit Happy from Pharrell Williams topping the list.

Pharrell takes the crown as the happiest song this summer, followed by Best Day Of My Life by American Authors, The Walker by Fitz and The Tantrums and Clean Bandit‘s hit Rather Be. Other top hits to feature include Calvin Harris‘ smash hit Summer and Pompeii by Bastille.

Spotify’s Happiest Songs
1. Happy – Pharrell Williams
2. Best Day Of My Life ‘ American Authors
3. The Walker ‘ Fitz and The Tantrums
4. Rather Be ‘ Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynn
5. Digital Witness ‘ St. Vincent
6. Safe and Sound ‘ Capital Cities
7. Summer ‘ Calvin Harris
8. Sponge Won’t Soak ‘ Wild Moccasins
9. Come Home ‘ Chappo
10. Pompeii – Bastille



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