A tasteful Sunday brunch? A flavorful Friday night dinner? A light Wednesday breakfast? Whatever meal you sit down with, at the dining room table or living room coffee table, music is always ready to accompany you.
On Monday, I posted a blog about the best instrumentals and ambient tracks to listen to while needing to focus and block out the world. This Thursday edition is based on the perfectly flavorful rhythms and lyrical pairings for any meal you indulge in. Whether solo or in a group. With friends or family.
Grab something to eat and press play on these tunes. Click the links to stream. All tracks can be found on Spotify.
Childish Gambino’s album Awaken, My Love is a compilation packed full of good vibes and funky elements. Listen to this song while biting into the meatiest, juiciest pork chops or steaks. Listening to something sizzling while grilling.
Calvin Harris is popular for his dance tracks. On this song, he teamed up with Frank Ocean’s R&B style and the ad-lib famous rap group Migos. This song will have summer on your mind accompanied with the flavors of any vibrant barbecue.
Everything certainly will be alright. Dine on the hot dishes of tonight’s barbecue while allowing the sweet little message of reality seep into your brain. Just enjoy tonight and put all of the worries aside.
A cheery beat and lovely lyrics. This song is sure to wake you up gently and beautifully each Sunday. The tune will help you to appreciate Sunday and love life just a little bit more as you feast on sweet treats.
A soft tune with steady, powerful vocals. This song can match perfectly with a healthy brunch sure to energize your heart, soul, and body.
Rock and Roll with an intertwined country-style, Alabama Shakes will make you want to cook, bake, and dance around the kitchen. The feel-good-sounds can add a certain shimmer and brightness to your Sunday morning and across the table scape.
Sweet, calm, and mellow, Cherry Baby will add a dose of pleasure and peace into your hectic Monday. Relax and de-stress with this slow-paced beat that can remind you to take your time, move slow, and progress with patience and gratitude.
Sia is known for being a little mysterious but knows how to craft fun and twirly rhythms. Listen to this track while munching on a spring salad or an autumn sandwich. Immerse yourself inside the lyrics and gain a little inspiration for the week.
Start your brand new day, your brand new week with another blissful reminder to take on each moment with a remarkable amount of courage and inner flame.
Indulge in that vanilla cupcake while jamming to a love song just as sweet.
Order that thick, stomach-freezing milkshake. Order the ice-cold drink with someone special and see where the night takes you.
Share a dozen cookies with someone special, allowing the background beat and the sweet treats to remind of your passionate love.
Dine on sweet, syrupy slices of French toast while rocking right along Ed Sheeran. Float into his captivating voice as he helps to wake up the world and your sleepy eyes.
A soft song with lots of instrumentals, nearly silent tones and strengthening beats. Alt-J are masters at supplying its listeners with auditory beauty. The mellow song is a gentle greeting and push into the morning and all the hours that follow.
Wake up to something colorful. Add a spectrum of berries to your cereal, oatmeal, waffles, or whatever it is you are craving this morning. Press play on this Taylor Swift throwback.
Thursday Late Night Snack
If it is a late Thursday night, you might be feeling nostalgic, dreaming of another time. Or possibly of a person. Those late night heartbreaks and intense periods of life reflecting are hard. This song expresses those hard feelings.
It’s a Beatles classic! This jam is dance-worthy and one of the best ways to conclude any night!
The time of day seems to match the title of this song perfectly. Even more, the light taste of something tropical within the instrumentals can make eyes tired and the drift to sleep effortless.
A strong beat with a catchy flow and mature lyrics. Nighttime is the best time of day for experimental and update sounds. Sip beneath the stars while blaring this gem.
It’s Friday night, which means the alcohol is bound to be flowing. Pharrell Williams teamed up with Camila Cabello for this alcohol-titled song. If you are drinking wine, then this is the perfect pairing.
This is definitely a fun song with easy to remember lyrics and words you just might want to sing out loud. This is a tune hard to not turn all the way up.