by Cole Majernik

THON Playlist

One of the best ways to re-group during THON Weekend and take some time for yourself is to listen to music! Music can help refresh the mind, enhance touching moments of the weekend, and get you on your feet dancing! THON Weekend is filled with energy and intense emotion, so it’s important to have a playlist that can match all of your moods. Here is the official playlist of THON Weekend!

Kill The Lights (Audien Remix) – Alex Newell, Jess Glynne, DJ Cassidy, Nile Rodgers, Audien 

Throwback to the THON 2018 line dance! The energy in this song will blow you away, just like the energy in the BJC all throughout THON Weekend! 

THON Spirit Lyric: I can’t deny the feeling that you’re giving me. You lit the spark that set a fire. 

Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen 

No playlist feels complete without some Queen. This song perfectly highlights the passion and drive of participants during THON Weekend and throughout the year. 

THON Spirit Lyric: I’m a shooting star leaping through the sky, like a tiger defying the laws of gravity. 

Countdown – Beyoncé 

Since we’re counting down the hours all weekend, you might as well listen to a song about a countdown too! Plus, it’s Beyoncé… enough said. 

THON Spirit lyric: Got a lot to learn in this love. Through the good and the bad, still got love. 

I Wanna Dance with Somebody – Whitney Houston 

What kind of a dance marathon playlist would this be without a Whitney Houston song? This 80’s classic will lift your spirits and make you want to move! 

THON Spirit lyric: I wanna dance with somebody. I wanna feel the heat with somebody. 

Never Really Over – Katy Perry 

Another song that will undeniably get you dancing! Plus, it holds true that the spirit of THON Weekend lives on and is “Never Really Over.” 

THON Spirit lyric: Just because it’s over doesn’t mean it’s really over and if I think it over, maybe you’ll be comin‘ over again. 

Faith – Stevie Wonder & Ariana Grande 

This song, from the 2016 animated movie Sing, embodies what it feels like to be surrounded by people you love. 

THON Spirit lyric: You’ve been such a, such a good friend of me, know that I love you somehow. 

1, 2, 3 Dayz Up – Kim Petras & SOPHIE 

Not only does this pop anthem make you want to dance, it’s representative of THON Weekend– up for three days and we never stop! 

THON Spirit lyric: One day up, two days up, three days up… we don’t stop! 

Clarity – Zedd & Foxes 

Who needs coffee anyway? The beat drop in this song will keep you awake and alert throughout the weekend. 

THON Spirit lyric: If our love’s insanity, why are you my clarity? 

Right Where You Should Be (feat. Ashe & Louis Futon) – Quinn XCII 

Another familiar jam! This song was used in the THON 2019 recap video and is perfect for enriching an emotional moment. 

THON Spirit  lyric: Just know that you’re good enough. You are right where you should be. 

Mr. Brightside – The Killers 

Quite plainly, it’s a certified bop. You’re bound to hear it covered by some of the talented musicians playing on stage during the weekend so you might as well brush up on the lyrics. 

THON Spirit lyric: Destiny is calling me, open up my eager eyes ‘cause I’m Mr. Brightside. 

High Hopes – Panic! At The Disco 

Remaining consistent with THON’s message, this inspiring song will make you believe that anything is possible, especially when surrounded by the magic of the BJC during THON Weekend. 

THON Spirit lyric: Didn’t have a dime but I always had a vision. Always had high, high hopes. 

Drift Away – Uncle Kracker 

The smooth melody of this song is great for any time you want to take a moment and “chill out” during the weekend. 

THON Spirit lyric: Give me the beat boys, and free my soul. I want to get lost in your rock and roll and drift away. 

On Top Of The World – Imagine Dragons 

Imagine Dragons have become a staple in any uplifting and powerful playlist. And the lyrics will make you feel like you really are “On Top Of The World”! 

THON Spirit lyric: Been holding it in for a while, ‘ey, take it with me if I can. Been dreaming of this since a child, I’m on top of the world. 

Freedom ‘90 – George Michael 

This song is a 2-for-1: inspiring AND it will get you pumped up! What more could you ask for? 

THON Spirit lyric: But today the way I play the game has got to change, oh yeah. Now I’m gonna get myself happy. 

Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey 

Possibly one of the most popular karaoke songs ever to exist– this classic is almost guaranteed to lift your spirits and get you pumped up at THON! 

THON Spirit lyric: Don’t stop believin’, hold on to that feelin’.