… for when you need to focus

"Tio Pepe" by Bona Fide

… for times you’re in a celebratory mood
"Native New Yorker" by Odyssey

… for picking yourself up and dusting yourself off
"Wives and Lovers" by Dionne Warwick

… for when you’ve got a ton of energy
(this never EVER happens to me)

… for when you’re feeling introspective
"The Look of Love" by Burt Bacharach

… for when you feel like painting your bedroom black and letting your inner teenager sulk

"How Still My Love" by Stevie Nicks

… for winding down
"The Girl from Ipanema" by Astrud Gilberto and Stan Getz

… for when you’re feeling sentimental or nostalgic
"I'll Be Around" by The Spinners

Bonus #1: Songs you wish you’d written yourself

"At Seventeen" by Janis Ian

Bonus #2: The song you’d pick if you had to pick just one

"How Much I Feel" by Ambrosia