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Best Classic Song

Musician Todd Rundgren performing live in concert.

"I've been listening to 'I Saw the Light' by Todd Rundgren. It has a good mellow flow and puts me in a good mood, like laying in the sunlight in the grass."

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Best Song for Driving

Emma Prouix of band Men I Trust playing guitar on stage.

"The Oncle Jazz album by Men I Trust." Pictured: Emma Proulx of Men I Trust.

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Best Song for Jump-Starting Your Day

The B-52's album cover art.

"B-52's 'Wig'"

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Best Workout Song

Musical artist  John Tejada

"Any song by John Tejada"

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Best Dance Song

Phoenix album cover art.

"'If I Ever Feel Better' by Phoenix"

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Best Song to Perform

Portrait of musician Reggie Watts.

"Any song that I come up with in the moment"

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Best Song for Any Playlist

Janet Jackson album cover art.

"Janet Jackson's 'Control'"

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Best Song for Brightening Your Mood

The band Phoenix performing in 2018.

"I've got to go with 'If I Ever Feel Better' by Phoenix again—it will definitely make you happy."

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Originally published in Watch Magazine, May-June 2020.

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