Yep, you read that right: there’s a Spotify playlist that can legitimately help you wake up in the mornings.

Spotify hired music psychologist David M. Greenberg from the University of Cambridge to create the playlist, which features 20 songs starting off with Coldplay’s Viva la Vida.

Other songs on the playlist include Avicii’s Wake Me Up and, unsurprisingly, Walking on music-791631_1280Sunshine by Katrina & The Waves.

According to Greenberg, each song needed to have these key elements:

  • Strong beat: “Songs that emphasize beats 2 and 4 of each measure — usually with the bass and drums — with a BPM of approximately 100-130 will get you moving and further the feel good mood,” said Greenberg.
  • Positivity: Since the first thing you hear in the morning can have a big effect on the rest of your day, Greenberg says a positive tune will give your day a positive start.
  • Slow start: If the song is too vigorous right from the beginning, it won’t help you get out of bed because it’s “too much, too soon,” says Greenberg.

See below for the full playlist or access it through Spotify here.

  1. Coldplay – Viva La Vida
  2. St. Lucia – Elevate
  3. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Downtown
  4. Bill Withers – Lovely Day
  5. Avicii – Wake Me Up
  6. Pentatonix – Can’t Sleep Love
  7. Demi Lovato – Confident
  8. Arcade Fire – Wake Up
  9. Hailee Steinfeld – Love Myself
  10. Sam Smith – Money On My Mind
  11. Esperanza Spalding – I Can’t Help It
  12. John Newman – Come and Get It
  13. Felix Jaehn – Ain’t Nobody (Loves Me Better)
  14. Mark Ronson – Feel Right
  15. Clean Bandit – Rather Be
  16. Katrina & The Waves – Walking on Sunshine
  17. Imagine Dragons – On Top of the World
  18. MisterWives – Reflections
  19. Carly Rae Jepsen – Warm Blood
  20. iLoveMemphis – Hit The Quan
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