There are songs out there that, for me at least, are...well, transporting isn't the right word but it's the closest I can come. They take me somewhere else. It's a feeling of happiness, freedom...like I'm ready to begin a long summer road trip.
Without a doubt the #1 song that does that for me is "I Got A Name" by Jim Croce. (The English major in me cringes typing the incorrect grammar in the title, but a title's a title!) There's something about the lyrics, the running guitar and soaring strings...one of my favorite songs ever. Here's a clip:
Are there any songs that take you to a "happy place?"