Adversity: Song Playlist

One of the curation choices was a playlist of songs That dealt with adversity.


  1. It’s Not Over Yet by For King and Country
    1. I have heard this song before over the radio and I thought it would fit here. This song addresses life’s struggles and the fight to overcome them.
  2. Let it Be by The Beatles
    1. I like older music and this song by the Beatles works well with what we are doing. This song shows us that we should look for the light in dark times in order to overcome our troubles.
  3. Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey
    1. I chose this song because it is very popular and many people know it. If you listen to the lyrics, it is telling a message of togetherness and to keep hoping in tough times.
  4. Rise Up by Andra Day
    1. I chose this song because it is very easy to apply it to our curation project. It tells us not to ever give up and to stay strong even when you are tired of what life has thrown at you.
  5. Fight Song by Rachel Platten
    1. I chose this song because you can tell from the title that this deals with adversity. After listening to it, we can find that it is about overcoming obstacles and believing in yourself.
  6. Defying Gravity (from “Wicked”) by Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel
    1. I chose this song because it is well-liked by many and is pretty popular. When looking at the lyrics, the song’s core message is about believing in yourself and being brave in tough times.
  7. It’s My Life by Bon Jovi
    1. I chose this song because, much like many others in this list, it is well liked and popular. This song is about fighting for what you want and what you think is right even if others fight against you.
  8. Survivor by Destiny’s Child
    1. I chose this song because Destiny’s Child was very popular and so is Beyonce. Survivor is about not giving up and being positive in negative times.
  9. Keep Your Head Up by Andy Grammer
    1. I chose this song because it is still popular and many people like. This song is about staying positive and not giving up on life.
  10. The Comeback by Danny Gokey
    1. Many do not know this song and that is why I chose it. The Comeback is about overcoming life’s obstacles and never giving up.


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