25 Unforgettable Movie Songs

What’s your favorite movie? It’s a simple question that can pull different answers from different people. One thing we can all agree on is the effect the theme songs from our favorite movies has had on us. You could never forget that moment when the “Eye of the Tiger” beat dropped pumping Rocky up for the fight or when Jack and Rose floated on the shimmering water to Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On.” It doesn’t matter where you are or what you’re doing; hearing the big song from your favorite flick can transport you there.

1. Ghostbusters, Ray Parker from “Ghostbusters”

2. Unchained Melody, The Righteous Brothers from “Ghost”

3. Kissing You, Des’ree from “Romeo + Juliet”
4. I Will Always Love You, Whitney Houston from “The Body Guard”
5. Shout, Otis Day & the Knights from “Animal House”
6. Eye of the Tiger, Survivor from “Rocky III”
7. Stand By Men, Ben E. King from “Stand by Me”
8. Wind Beneath My Wings, Bette Midler from “Beaches”
9. Shaft, Isaac Hayes from “Shaft”
10. 9 to 5, Dolly Parton from “9 to 5″
11. Into the Groove, Madonna from “Desperately Seeking Susan”
12. The Banana Boat Song, Harry Belafonte from “Beetlejuice”
13. Gangsta’s Paradise, Coolio from “Dangerous Minds”
14. Lose Yourself, Eminem from “8 Mile”
15. Streets of Philadelphia, Bruce Springsteen from “Philadelphia”
16. Kiss from a Rose, Seal from “Batman Forever”
17. Don’t Want to Miss a Thing, Aerosmith from “Armageddon”
18. Footloose, Kenny Loggins from “Footloose”
19. Purple Rain, Prince, from “Purple Rain”
20. My Heart Will Go On, Celine Dion “Titanic”
21. Staying Alive, Bee Gees from “Saturday Night Fever”
22. Oh Pretty Woman, Roy Orbison from “Pretty Woman”
23. Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen from “Wayne’s World”
24. Men in Black, Will Smith from “Men in Black”
25. What a Feeling, Irene Cara from “Flash Dance”

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Playlist: Calm Your Nerves

Last week many of you retreated to your favorite spas to partake in a little R&R in the form of massages, facials and tons of other ooh and ahh inducing treatments. We hope the aroma of essential oils and the calming touch of your masseuse left you in a state of optimal bliss.  While sitting through painful extractions or having to brace for a scary bikini wax, the sounds of calming music can get you in the right state of mind for almost any challenge. Below you’ll find a bevy of musical suggestions from our Facebook fans of when seeking solace and peace. The stress relieving music gems by Elton John, Orbital and Corinne Bailey Rae are sure to remind you of the goodness of Spa Week.

1. Your Song, Elton John (Suggested by Carol Lapidos)
2. You’re Beautiful, James Blunt
3. Have a Nice Day, Bon Jovi (Suggested by Christi Juliano)
4. Boadicea, Enya (Suggested by Christina Maria Stratidis-Macrini)
5. Lookin’ Out for #1, Bachman Turner (Suggested by Adrienne Zedella)
6. Dancing in Heaven, Orbital (Suggested by Jennifer ‘Lady J’ Fitzpatrick)
7. Pretty Wings, Maxwell (Suggested by Zoe Rivera)
8. Angel, Sarah Mclachlan
9. Put Your Records On, Corinne Bailey Rae
10. Moments In Love, The Art of Noise (Suggested by Outhit Sanaphol)
11. By Your Side, Sade
12. Crystalised, The XX (Suggested by Daniel Florêncio)
13. Yellow, Coldplay
14. Fifteen, Taylor Swift (Suggested by Jeanie Le)
15. Rosie’s Lullaby, Nora Jones
16. Hello, Shinee (Suggested by Mark Angelo Molina)
17. Desert Rose, Sting
18. Window Seat, Erykah Badu
19. The Gambler, Kenny Rogers (Suggested by Vajie Rodriguez)
20. Porcelin, Moby
21. Wonderland, John Mayer
22. Imagine, John Lennon
23. Ribbon in the Sky, Stevie Wonder
24. Never Know, Jack Johnson
25. Bella’s Lullaby, Carter Burwell (Suggested by Chelsea Sweeney)
26. She is Love, Parachute (Suggested by Melissa Rogers)
27. Lovers Rock, SADE (Suggested by Alma Portillo)
28. Duran Duran’s, Come Undone (Suggested by Stephanie Headen)
29. When The Body Speak, Depeche Mode (Suggested by Missy Moder)
30. Feeling Good, Nina Simone (Suggested by Buffi Jashanmal)

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Playlist: What a Wonderful World! Inspirational Songs

Are you Holding Out For a Hero? The spa industry might just be where to find one. One of the often overlooked facts about spas is that many of the treatments are environmentally conscious, animal friendly, and many participate in supporting healthcare initiatives like breast cancer awareness. The philanthropic and eco-friendly components of the spa lifestyle are prominent and often overlooked. This week we’ll be exploring green and healthy spa treatments, but first we’ll kick off the week of wellness with a playlist of 25 of the most inspirational songs of all time. We took a few suggestions from our Facebook Fans and added on classic inspirational hits like “Heal the World” by Michael Jackson, “Beautiful Day” by U2 and “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor.

And I think to myself… What a Wonderful World. Have a Beautiful Day.

I’m Alive, Celine Deon
Unwritten, Natasha Bedinfield
I Would Do Anything for Love, Meatloaf
I Didn’t Know My Own Strength, Whitney Houston
Climb Every Mountain, Glenda Wright
I’m Gonna Live Forever, Disco Dynamite
Eye of the Tiger, Survivor
It’s My Life, Bon Jovi
Beautiful Day, U2
I Can See Clearly Now, Johnny Nash
Hero, Mariah Carey
Walking on Sunshine, Katrina and the Waves
I Will Survive, Gloria Gaynor
I’ll Be There, Jackson 5
You’re the Inspiration, Chicago
My Wish, Rascal Flatts
Live Like You Were Dying, Tim McGraw
What a Wonderful World, Louis Armstrong
Holding Out for a Hero, Bonnie Tyler
Hero, Chad Kroeger
The Boxer, Simon and Garfunkel
Greatest Love of All, Whitney Houston
You Gotta Be, Des’ree
Heal the World, Michael Jackson

Pumped Up Playlist

Are you ready for some Spa Week?! This weekend ushered in the return of the America’s favorite sport. Whether you were rooting for the Giants, the Redskins or the Cowboys, it was exciting to see our beloved teams hit the green. As football parties went down in bars and living rooms across America, we couldn’t help but to notice the timing. While our favorite players were busy getting crushed to get to the goal all we could think was ouch! Massage time. Well, Spa Week is here to massage all your pains away with $50 soothing treatments in the form of massages, facials and every other treatment under the sun. Check out our pumped up playlist and be sure to have it ready for next week’s game!

We Will Rock You, Queen
Magic, B.O.B featuring River Cuomo
ACDC, Thunderstruck
I Got a Feeling, Black Eye Peas
Party Up, DMX
Are You Ready for Some Football, Hank Williams Jr.
#1, Nelly
Welcome to the Jungle, Guns N Roses (Suggested by Brittney Branch-Chargois on Facebook)
Crazy Train, Ozzy Osborne
OMG, Usher featuring Will I Am (Suggested by Angie A An on Facebook)
Hey Mama, Black Eye Peas (Suggested by Niki Pompey on Facebook)
Whoomp There it Is, Tag Team
We Are the Champions, Queen
Eye of the Tiger, Survivor
Teenage Dream, Katy Perry (Suggested by Jeanine Bess on Facebook)
Black Cat, Janet Jackson (Suggested by Kammi Kalei Koza on Facebook)
Diva, Beyonce (Suggested by Deliah Rose on Facebook)
Telephone, Lady Gaga (Suggested by Leah Brody Ordun on Facebook)
Black and Blue, Mike Snow (Suggested by Matthew Hensrud on Facebook)
Say Hey ( I Love You), Mike Franti (Suggested by Carol Lapidos on Facebook)
Walk, Pantera
B.O.B., Outkast
Seven Nation Army, The White Stripes
Strangehold, Ted Nugent
Run This Town, Jay-Z featuring Kanye West and Rihanna


Playlist: Clean Up

Given the opportunity, I’m sure we’d all love to play Suzy Homemaker a few times a week, but demanding careers and airtight schedules don’t leave much room for playtime with Tide and Bleach. Just the thought of cleaning the abode from top to bottom can leave some sleepy and reaching for the nearest pillow. Do you often find yourself in need of a motivator? A good playlist can get you pumped to clean and brush up on those crazy dance moves you’d never do in public. Turn the base up with 2 hours of non-stop, dancing, adrenaline rushing songs and we guarantee your home will sparkle like before you moved in. Below find a plethora of inspiring tunes from Metallica, Sugar Ray, Michael Jackson, and Prince to get you in the spirit to clean.

Danger Zone, Kenny Loggins (Suggested by Suzy Modrich Rebsamen on Facebook)
Follow You Down, Gin Blossoms (Suggested by Allie Estes Roche on Facebook)
Upgrade You Beyonce featuring Jay-Z (Suggested by Rica Love on Facebook)
Elements of Life, Tiesto (Suggested by Hellen Araujo on Facebook)
Please Don’t Stop the Music, Rihanna (Suggested by Nicole L. Townsend on Facebook)
Feelin’ Stronger Everyday, Chicago (Suggested by Jennifer Kyles on Facebook)
Respect, Aretha Franklin
Cherry Poppin Daddies, Zoot Suit Riot (Suggested by Rita Mrsttotheo on Facebook)
Serenity, Godsmack (Suggested by Amy Bielawski on Facebook)
Inside, Sevendust (Suggested by Amy Bielawski on Facebook)
The Unforgiven, Metallica (Suggested by Amy Bielawski on Facebook)
Burden In My Hand, Soundgarden (Suggested by Amy Bielawski on Facebook)
No Excuses, Alice In Chains (Suggested by Amy Bielawski on Facebook)
Whip It, Devo
Love Shack, The B-52’s
It Takes Two, Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock
Don’t Stop Believing, Journey
Would I Lie To You, The Eurythmics
Fly, Sugar Ray
Shake Your Body Down to the Ground, Michael Jackson
I Don’t Feel Like Dancing, Scissor Sisters
Dirty Work, Dan Steely
Save It for Later, The English Beat
I Can See Clearly Now, Johnny Nash
Diamonds and Pearls, Prince