Kindness Day is celebrated every year on November 13th. Why? Well, take a look around. See any? Exactly. Celebrating Kindness Day serves as a global initiative to promote a culture of understanding and generosity – and throw in some tolerance while you’re at it.
Kindness can take many shapes and forms: helping a neighbor, doing volunteer work, helping out a friend, or simply sharing a playlist filled with sweet songs and beautiful voices. You’re welcome.
Top Sweet Songs and Voices by Indiemono
If trying to make the world a better place is the maximum form of kindness, then indie music is Ghandi.
This playlist includes some of the kindest sounds in music through sweet songs and beautiful voices that’ll feel like a hug with every beat.
“Just a Boy” by Alaina Castillo
Alaina Castillo is a Mexican-American singer, songwriter, and musician known for her work in the pop and R&B genres. She gained popularity through her covers – actually, check out her ASMR videos – on YouTube, and then signed with the record label AWAL in 2020.
She’s released several singles and EPs, showcasing her hypnotizing vocal style and modern sound with lyrics that try to find meaning in love, relationships, and -obviously – trust issues:
I know you said that you would never hurt me
But it’s not your fault
I still think the worst anyway, yeah, yeah
Let’s be clear, I know that I can trust you
When you’re under me, but tell me honestly
Unlike the sharpness of her lyrics, “just a boy” adds a single instrument with utmost subtleness. It’s her velvety yet crisp vocals that’ll absorb all your attention.
“Thank You” by Anthony Lazaro
Anthony Lazaro is from Genoa, Italy, where he showered in Italian influences from songwriters like Fabrizio De Andrè. This calmness that transcends his music is actually a result of his experimentation with genres and instruments.
He began a musical journey at a very young age, and there’s something about this track that resembles the gratitude we have when we’re little:
And I thank you for the
The little things
The kisses and the smiles
And I thank you for
Being the best part of my life
Embracing a boundless style, Lazaro experiments with ukulele pop, synth, drum machines, Latin grooves, and pop ballads. His music is a dynamic exploration that caters to listeners who appreciate life’s variety.
So, thank YOU!
“Lucky” by Jason Mraz (feat. Colbie Caillat)
“Lucky” is a song by American singer-songwriter Jason Mraz, featuring Colbie Caillat. It was released in 2008 as a single from Mraz’s fourth studio album, We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. In line with the previous track, it’s a sweet and upbeat song that talks about being fortunate to have found someone special:
Lucky I’m in love with my best friend
Lucky to have been where I have been
Lucky to be coming home again
You’ve possibly also noticed the chemistry between the duo! There’s a reason it became a success and reached the charts in several countries; it has a definite feel-good vibe and is a popular choice for weddings.
“Touch” by Shura
Shura, born Aleksandra Lilah Denton, is a British singer, songwriter, and producer who moves in the synth-pop and electronic music domain.
There’s a love between us still
But something’s changed and I don’t know why
And all I wanna do is go home with you
But I know I’m out of my mind
In any case, it’s clear that this sweet and beautiful vocalist is something different and as her music is inspired by the ’80s and ’90s pop, you’ll always find an element of nostalgia in her songs.
“Sweet” by Tamara Laurel
Tamara Laurel is an American singer-songwriter and musician known for her soulful voice and folk-pop sound. She has released several original songs and albums, sharing her amazing talent as both a vocalist and songwriter:
I’ve been sayin’ that
I don’t need it
But damnit, I still do
But you, you don’t know all the lengths I would go
And I can’t help but think, how sweet it’d be
Her signature dessert? A subtle blend of folk, pop, and soul with a topping of emotive and beautiful vocals.