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Best playlists for packing and moving

Fun, classic playlists for moving, packing boxes and cleaning

Moving can be a lonely, tedious process. The process of packing your belongings is not only hard on the body, but it can be booooring, too. Sometimes, you need a little inspiration — or at the very least, some good old-fashioned entertainment. So, why not pop these playlists for moving to help get you through the process? And, while you’re at it, putting together a playlist for the move itself is also a great idea. 

Here, then, are some of our best suggestions for creating the right soundtrack for your move!

Ultimate playlists for packing

Get those boxes loaded, taped and moved with these classics:

  1. “Changes” — David Bowie
  2. “Pack up” — Eliza Doolittle
  3. “The Boxer” — Simon & Garfunkel
  4. “Squeeze Box” — The Who
  5. “The Weight” — The Band
  6. “Day Tripper” — The Beatles
  7. “I Like to Move It” — Reel 2 Real
  8. “Move Along” — The All-American Rejects
  9. “Love Lift Us Up Where We Belong” — Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
  10. “(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher” — Jackie Wilson
  11. “Can’t Stop the Feeling” — Justin Timberlake
  12. “Uptown Funk” — Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars
  13. “Shake it Off” —Taylor Swift
  14. “A Little Less Conversation” — Elvis Presley
  15. “Don’t Stop Believin’” — Journey
  16. “The Theme From Rocky” — Rocky Soundtrack
  17. “A Hard Day’s Night” — The Beatles
  18. “Bye, Bye, Bye” — N*SYNC
  19. “I’ve Had the Time of My Life” — Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
  20. “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” — Green Day

Ultimate playlists for moving  

Now that you have your stuff all packed, toss on some tunes as you load the truck and give your ride to your new home the soundtrack it deserves: 

  1. “Best Day of My Life” — American Authors
  2. “Start Me Up” — The Rolling Stones
  3. “With a Little Help From My Friends” — Joe Cocker
  4. “Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)” — Billy Joel
  5. “On the Road Again” — Willie Nelson
  6. “Slow Ride” — Foghat
  7. “Every Day Is a Winding Road” — Cheryl Crow
  8. “Movin’ Right Along” — The Muppet Movie Soundtrack
  9. “Truckin’” — The Grateful Dead
  10. “Life Is a Highway” — Rascal Flatts
  11. “Like a Rolling Stone” — Bob Dylan
  12. “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” — The Pretenders
  13. “Born to Run” — Bruce Springsteen
  14. “Go Your Own Way” — Fleetwood Mac
  15. “Over the Hills and Far Away” — Led Zeppelin
  16. “Homeward Bound” — Simon and Garfunkel
  17. “Take Me Home, Country Roads” — John Denver
  18. “People in Your Neighborhood” — Sesame Street
  19. “Who Says You Can’t Go Home” — Bon Jovi
  20. “Happy” — Pharrell Williams

So, crank up some tunes and make your move easier! Feel free to make these lists your own, and drop us a line to let us know some of your favorite packing and moving songs!

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Last Updated: January 5th, 2021