Just say thank you once. How long has it been since you said thank you to a friend, your parents, relatives, or your partner? Being grateful is a great way to show your appreciation to a close person. Sometimes words are not enough to express your gratitude.
For this reason, we have collected songs that deal with the theme of “thank you”. What came out are the most beautiful songs to say thank you to another person.
If there is someone you want to thank, why don’t you create a personal playlist? We have compiled a total of 84 German and English songs on the theme of “Thank you”, where really every musical taste is represented!
Many successful musicians have expressed their gratitude in thank you songs. Family, God, life, and love are just some of the topics that have inspired pop stars, rappers, and rock singers to write thank you songs. Many songs contain excellent lyrics with which you can say thank you to your loved ones in the simplest way possible.
(At the end of the article we have created a Spotify playlist for you with all the songs listed here.)
1. Merci Chérie by Udo Jürgens
This song is just ideal to say thank you to your partner or your parents. The song is not only particularly soulful but can also inspire with its unique lyrics. Today, the song is already considered a classic and also finds its use in numerous shows and TV programs with pleasure.
Udo Jürgens convinces here with his unique music as well as with his lyrics. If you are looking for a good song as a thank you for beautiful hours, you can score with this song for sure.
2. Favorite person from Namika
Even if this song is not really a thank you in the classical sense, the lyrics say it all. This is about showing a loved one how important they are to you.
This song is great for friends, but also for relatives, parents, grandparents, and anyone you call a favorite person. In any case, with this song, you can express in a simple way very much. So if you just want to say thank you to your favorite person, just try this song!
3. Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion
Not for nothing is Celine Dion probably the queen of ballads. With this song, the artist shows once again how well emotional songs suit her!
If you want to tell your partner or your parents how nice it is to be loved by them, this song will hit the bullseye. This song describes how much a person can achieve when he is loved and what you owe to another person. You wouldn’t be yourself if the other person didn’t believe in you and just love you for who you are!
4. Thank You For The Music by Abba
Abba, considered the most successful Swedish pop band, doesn’t thank a loved one or fans with this unique song. With this song Abba thanks for the fact that music exists. The hit was written in 1977 and is still a fantastic song today, which is always well received.
If you want to say thank you, you might want to choose this song if you want to thank someone for their support. Maybe you want to thank your parents for vocal training? Or for a dance education? Or you can just see the thing symbolically and say thank you for the music that a person can be for you…
5. thank u, next by Ariana Grande
This song could probably be seen a bit sarcastically. Ariana Grande thanks here her ex-boyfriends for the pain, suffering, but also the patience or love that was given to her.
The song probably shows that there are also unpleasant things in life that a person brings you, but you can learn from them. In the end, you probably have to give thanks not only for the nice things but also for the things that have shown you how strong you actually are or can be.
6. Thank You For Every Good Morning by The Doctors
In 1998, the doctors took an evangelical church song from the 60s as a starting point. The song is well known to many students and confirmands.
The song contains 6 verses with thank you notes. So here you thank for every new morning, the work and life itself. This song is not only ideal for believers to say thank you but is basically addressed to fate or the world.
With this song, you show that you are thankful to still be alive. There is hardly a better way to say thank you!
7. Mama by the Spice Girls
With this song, the Spice Girls have probably created something like a new Mother’s Day anthem. The song not only gets under the skin musically but also thanks to the mother who was always there for the child. Even if this was not always understood in the past, you now know as an adult how grateful you are for such a good mother.
Of course, this song is not only good on Mother’s Day but also whenever you want to thank your mother for her love and support.
8. Thank You by Alanis Morissette
This emotional song shows once again that you can be grateful even for negative things in life if you learn from them. The song makes you realize that everything has a reason if you look closer. Maybe with this song, you don’t necessarily say thank you to a certain person, but to life itself or to all the people you had the chance to meet.
In any case, the song offers a different view on life and experiences and also gladly stimulates reflection.
9. Thank You For Being A Friend by Andrew Gold
As the name suggests, you can use this song to thank your friends for their friendship. Those who have been through a lot together, have always been there for each other and simply want to say thank you once, which will surely go down well with this song.
By the way, the song was covered for the TV series Golden Girls.
10. Say Thank You by Stefan Solo
This song is also particularly soulful and ideal for saying thank you. If you are thankful to have a certain person in your life, this is the song for you.
A song can’t have more feeling!
Places 11-72 of the best thank you songs:
Each song is linked via the title to the corresponding music video.
|11.||In My Life||The Beatles|
|14.||Thank You For Loving Me||Bon Jovi|
|15.||Thank You||Keith Urban|
|16.||Thank You Lord (Interlude)||Faith Evans|
|17.||Your Song||Elton John|
|19.||Every Day||Rascal Flatts|
|20.||I Thank You||ZZ Top|
|21.||Thank You (Dedication to Fans…)||Christina Aguilera|
|22.||I Could Not Ask For More||Sara Evans|
|24.||Kind & Generous||Natalie Merchant|
|25.||Thanks That Was Fun||Barenaked Ladies|
|26.||I Want To Thank You||Otis Redding|
|27.||Thank God For You||Sawyer Brown|
|30.||Thank You Mom||Good Charlotte|
|31.||God Gave Me You||Blake Shelton|
|33.||Thanks A Lot||Third Eye Blind|
|34.||I Thank You||Sam & Dave|
|35.||Thank You||Meghan Trainor|
|36.||There You’ll Be||Faith Hill|
|38.||How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)||James Taylor|
|40.||Here Today||Paul McCartney|
|41.||Thank You||Led Zeppelin|
|42.||Be Thankful||Natalie Cole|
|44.||Wind Beneath My Wings||Bette Midler|
|45.||Thank God I’m a Country Boy||John Denver|
|46.||Thank You||Keyshia Cole|
|47.||(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life||Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes|
|48.||Thank You||J. Holiday|
|49.||(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman||Aretha Franklin|
|50.||But For the Grace of God||Keith Urban|
|51.||Thank You||Yolanda Adams|
|52.||Be Grateful||The Farm|
|53.||Thank You||Chris Brown|
|54.||Thank You Baby (For Makin’ Someday Come So Soon)||Shania Twain|
|55.||He Didn’t Have To Be||Brad Paisley|
|57.||Everything Is Fine||Josh Turner|
|58.||Thnks Fr Th Mmrs||Fall Out Boy|
|59.||I Have You To Thank||Gavin DeGraw|
|60.||Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf)||Sly and the Family Stone|
|61.||Thank You (The J.G. Interlude)||New Edition|
|62.||Thank God For Hometowns||Carrie Underwood|
|63.||What a Wonderful World||Louis Armstrong|
|64.||I Thank You||Bonnie Raitt|
|65.||Thank You||Boyz II Men|
|66.||Thank God for Kids||Oak Ridge Boys|
|67.||Thank You||Jason Chen|
|68.||Unanswered Prayers||Garth Brooks|
|69.||Thank You||Bebe Winans|
|70.||Thank God I Found You||Mariah Carey, Joe, 98 Degrees|
|71.||Thank You||Jennifer Nettles|
|72.||Lucky Man||Montgomery Gentry|
Thank you Spotify playlist:
Tips: 8 easy ways to say thank you
- Compose a poem or write a handwritten letter
- Make a little something (A thank you card, ornament, or origami)
- Write a top 10 list of why you appreciate this person.
- Bake a cake, cookies, or muffins.
- Cook the person their favorite meal.
- Create a video or make a photo collage.
- Buy a small plant or bouquet of flowers
- Create a personal playlist
Whatever you choose, the important thing is that your gratitude is personal and sincere.
It has always been said that music opens the way to the heart. Music not only makes us feel better, but it also allows us to express a lot that we might not otherwise find so easy to say. Not always you need a long letter or a poem. If you just want to say thank you to your loved ones, you can also do this with music.
Numerous songs are particularly suitable for this purpose and ensure that we can simply say a big thank you to our loved ones!