35 Songs to Get You Pumped up for Your Big Date

Melissa Schreiber | 16.08.16 | | Comments

You’ve got a big date tonight. You’ve been looking forward to it, but it’s been a long, harrowing week. Don’t fret – we’re here for you with a list of songs to sing along to while you get ready and excited for your date! Whether it’s your first date with a guy you’ve been chatting with on a dating siteit’s your 10th date with someone and you’ve begun developing feelings, or you’ve already become serious and you know he’s the one, these songs will be sure to get you in the mood.

The Make-You-Want-To-Dance

No matter how you’re currently feeling, these songs will cheer you up. You won’t be able to resist dancing to these uplifting tracks. And what better way to start the night than with a natural buzz, before you’ve even met for drinks? So get your heels on and dance your way to the date. No matter how the night goes, and if you can see a future together with this guy or not, at least you’ll have a fun night. The night is in YOUR control.

Beyoncé’s Crazy in Love

Because one of the best parts of falling in love is that crazy rush we get. This song is perfect if you’re crazy about the lucky guy who’s going out with you.

Taio Cruz’s Dynamite

There’s no way you won’t have an awesome night tonight when you begin the evening with this tune. Just celebrate and live your life to the fullest, as the song says – you can rock this date.

Scissor Sister’s I Don’t Feel Like Dancin

You may not feel like dancing, but when you hear this song you won’t even think about holding yourself back.

The Black Eyed Peas I Gotta Feeling

How could tonight not turn out to be a good night? It’s all about the attitude – As Shakespeare so eloquently put it, “there is nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”

Avicii’s Levels

Get ready for anything with this beat. Let’s hope that tonight you’ll feel something you’ve never felt before.

Afrojack & Shermanology’s Can’t Stop Me

This song will make you want to dance the night away. Get that pre-date adrenaline going and put your lipstick on, because nothing can stop you now.

Miley Cyrus’s Party In The U.S.A.

With this energetic song, you’ll be ready to party and guaranteed to have only a good time tonight.

Pitbull’s Give Me Everything ft. Ne-YoAfrojackNayer

Go for it tonight – put your all in it and live in the moment. Although you may have a clear end goal, you should enjoy the journey that gets you there.

Sia’s Cheap Thrills (Lyric Video) ft. Sean Paul

You don’t need anything but yourself to have a good time – you’re an amazing, independent woman, and your date should bask in your fabulousness.

The Confidence-Boosters

If you’ve been feeling down lately and your self-esteem is not at its highest, these songs will remind you of the uniquely incredible you that you are. Walk into that date with your head held high and strut your fabulous self into the night.

Taylor Swift’s Shake it Off

This is the song to give you the confidence boost that you need. Nothing can bother you now – so dance along to some Taylor Swift, shake off whatever it is you’ve been feeling, and don’t let anything bother you. If the date doesn’t go well, it’s no biggie!

Maria Mena’s All This Time

This beauty will give you the motivation you need for that fresh start. You’ve got to love yourself before you can love someone else. Let this song help you feel good about yourself, because you’re amazing.

Pat Benatar’s Love Is A Battlefield

If some Pat Benatar won’t give you strength, nothing will. This fierce, timeless song will prepare you for anything that lies ahead.

LMFAO’s Sexy and I Know It

Flounce into that date with some sexy confidence!

The Old-Time Romantics

These songs are for the old-fashioned, hopeless romantics among us. If you’re looking for that sweet romance that lasts through the ages, get into that mindset with these tunes.

The Beautiful South’s Les Yeux Ouverts (Dream a Little Dream of Me)

No matter whom you’re going on the date with tonight, if he’s a true gentleman or not, you’re always a lady. Start the night off with a bit of class. There is nothing like the gentle, lyrical sound of French to get you ready for the language of love and soft kisses.

Edith Piaf’s La vie en rose

Because you can’t have enough French before a promising night of romance.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s Moon River

Audrey Hepburn will not disappoint, with her refined, elegant, romantic ways.

Astrud Gilberto & Stan Getz‘s The Girl From Ipanema

This jazzy tune will get you in the mood for love tonight.

Harry Connick Jr.’s Just Kiss Me

Put on that skirt and start swinging to this handsome man’s smooth voice.

The Four Tops’ I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)

Snap your fingers in the shower while listening to this classic oldies song.

The Dramatic

There’s no use hiding it – you’ve got that feeling, the feeling that makes you want to sing your heart out from the rooftops. You don’t believe that anyone has felt this way before. You also may be a bit of a drama queen, and you’re proud of it – a little drama never hurt anyone! These songs are for you.

Les Parapluies de Cherbourg’s Love Theme

You’ve got the butterflies that promise passion and an intense, rollercoaster love.

Alejandro Sanz’s Corazón Partío

This song may be cheesy, but it’s also an indisputably, utterly romantic song, and a perfect choice for the love-struck.

Marc Anthony and Tina Arena’s I Want to Spend My Lifetime Loving You

For movie-love as chivalrous as The Mask of Zorro, listen to this this song… and it wouldn’t hurt to imagine Antonio Banderas while you’re at it.

La Boheme’s Musetta’s Waltz

Belt your heart out to one of the most romantic operas of all time.

The Sexy

If the guy you’re about to go out with makes you shiver with longing, these sultry tracks are for you. Get in the mood for some sexy-time with these babies.

Chet Faker’s Talk is Cheap

Try to not get turned on by this sexy voice. Go ahead. Try.

Peggy Lee’s Fever

This jazzy tune will let you go into the date feeling sexy as hell.

Corinne Bailey Rae’s Closer

Listen to this one before going out with someone smoldering who makes you melt just by looking at him.

The Magical

You’re done with games and ready for a real, magical connection. These songs are made for you.

Coldplay’s Magic

This song will get you ready for that spark that you’ve been waiting for. When you feel like this is the guy you want to open your heart to, this song’s a great choice.

Amelie’s J’y Suis Jamais Alle

Get in the mood for magic with the Amelie soundtrack.

Jessie J ‘s Flashlight

This Pitch Perfect 2 song promises an enchanting night.

The Mood-Lifters

Jessie Ware’s Wildest Moments

When you’re feeling blue, but want to be hopeful for your date, this song will get you there.

Journey’s Don’t Stop Believing

This song will restore your faith.

A Great Big World’s This is the New Year

Here’s to new beginnings, which just may begin with being wined and dined by a handsome man!

The Chill-As-A-Cucumber

Chill out and show off your cool self on your date. You’re just going for a good time and are looking forward to seeing what comes out of it.

Yall’s Hundred Miles ft. Gabriela Richardson

It’s summer – be chill! Relax with this house song.

Zara Larsson’s Lush Life

This one will get you in a chill, breezy mood, just right for a summer date.

David Bowie’s Modern Love

Swing those hips to some David Bowie, and arrive at your date in style.

Ready to find someone to sing about? Check out these top online dating sites.

Melissa Schreiber

Melissa is a lover of love, writing, and pretty things. A hopeless romantic, she lives her life as if she’s in a romcom and believes that sometimes you need to actively find your destiny instead of waiting for it to find you. An experienced online dater, Melissa understands how dating sites are the modern day matchmakers.

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