Songs of Appreciation | Say It Better with a Song

When it comes to expressing sincere appreciation to those special people and friends in your life who surround you with so much support, express yourself with songs of appreciation. Because sometimes it’s better to say it with a song. Browse through this beautiful collection of appreciation songs to find your voice. Discover new ways to say the exact things you’ve been wanting to communicate. You’ll find that many of these ballads are not only perfect for your friends but are also ideal for teachers, students, parents and coworkers. This music captures the sounds and essence of sheer gratitude. These songs are meant to bring happiness, smiles and feelings of warmth to those who hear them. Enjoy these songs of appreciation with a friend!

Your Song, Elton John

When it comes to songs of appreciation, this one’s a gem! Here is a snippet of the lyrics: “You can tell everybody this is your song. It may be quite simple but now that it’s done, I hope you don’t mind…that I put down in words how wonderful life is while you’re in the world.” This song is for people like you who keep it turned on. He knows it’s not much, but it’s the best he can do. His gift is this song, and this one’s for you.

Listen to this song on YouTube: Your Song

Kind and Generous, Natalie Merchant

This is a simple, honest, down-to-earth song of gratitude with a universal message of thanks. Natalie says: “You’ve been so kind and generous. I don’t know how you keep on giving. For your kindness I’m in debt to you. For your selflessness, my admiration.” This song is tender, beautiful, heartfelt and sincere. Among songs of appreciation this one towers above the rest.

Enjoy this song of appreciation on YouTube: Kind and Generous

Top of the World, Carpenters

This special appreciation song has delighted listeners for decades. It’s beautiful, upbeat and happy. And for some it’s filled with nostalgia. Here’s a tidbit of this song’s lyrics: “I’m on the top of the world lookin’ down on creation and the only explanation I can find is the love that I’ve found ever since you’ve been around. Your love’s put me at the top of the world.” This ballad is pure magic when included in a wedding song playlist. It’s a perfect appreciation song for lovers!

Listen to this sweet appreciation song here: Top of the World

True Friend, Hannah Montana

This Disney song is all about appreciation for a true blue friend that’s there for you until the end. Miley Cyrus says: “It’s so good to have you around. You know the secrets I could never tell.” This friend doesn’t get angry when she changes plans, and is willing to grant her second chances. This friend sticks with her through ups and downs, and would go to the end of the earth to find the things she needs. This friendship song is a beautiful expression of gratitude. Good friends are hard to find. Share this ballad with a awesome friend who deserves to hear how much he/she is appreciated.

Hear this song on Youtube here: True Friend

Graduation (Friends Forever), Vitamin C

This is the quintessential graduation song for elementary school, high school and college graduates as they look back and appreciate the friendships that they developed in school and ponder the future. When this appreciation song is played for the intended crowd there won’t be a dry eye in the house. It’s filled with nostalgia. Here’s a snippet of this ballad’s lyrics: As we go on we remember all the times we had together. And as our lives change, come whatever, we will still be friends forever. This graduation song tops grad party playlists which include appreciation songs and coming-of-age ballads.

Listen to this beautiful appreciation song on YouTube: Graduation

True Colors, Cyndi Lauper

No collection of songs of appreciation would be complete without this diamond of a song. The heart and soul of this elegant ballad can be summed up by a snippet of its lyrics: “Don’t be discouraged…I see your true colors shining through. I see your true colors and that’s why I love you.” It’s easy to see why this moving song has been included in this unique collection of appreciation songs.

View the video for this appreciation song here: True Colors


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