Themed “Heavenly Bodies”, #MetGala2018 definitely took it up a notch from last year. With Katy Perry dressed up in feathers, this year’s theme just got taken quite literally. And what better way to celebrate these “heavenly bodies” than to jam through a playlist just as heavenly. Here are 11 songs that will definitely get you in that heavenly mood while going through this year’s Met Gala looks:
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One of Us – Joan Osborne
Feeling Zendaya’s look on #MegGala2018? Here’s the theme song for the 2003 television series “Joan of Arcadia”. Peaking #4 on Billboard, this hit landed three nominations at the Grammy’s.
Losing My Religion – R.E.M
The song that brought R.E.M out of the bounds of their fandom popularity, “Losing My Religion” is the perfect song for Met Gala. Rock out the rest of your Met Gala feels with this awesome Grammy award-winning hit.
Like A Prayer – Madonna
A turning point on the Queen of Pop’s career, this song is not only a controversial piece but a commercial success. This pop-rock hit that got all the word talking clearly defines this year’s Met Gala theme.
One of Us – Ja Rule
With this rap legend coming to Manila this May 10, it’s only right to revisit one of his hits. The emotional song will still keep you nodding and bouncing with the iconic Ja Rule rhythm.
Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
Glam metal and hard rock—rock out your Met Gala night with this iconic hit from Bon Jovi. Recharting over and over after its release, let the band carry your feels up in high fashion.
Personal Jesus – Depeche Mode
The New Wave era has something served for us as well. English electronic band Depeche Mode brings us this hit that followed their surefire hit “People are People”.
Legendary Lovers – Katy Perry
As Katy Perry treats us to a one of a kind look at the Met Gala red carpet, let her song lift up your spirit with this mid-tempo hit. This tribal ballad evokes mystical elements that will let you feel this year’s Met Gala mood.
Take Me to Church – Hozier
You probably know this song and its controversial music video. Let Hozier’s music take you to a soulful ride with his indie-rock rhythm.
God – Kendrick Lamar
Kendrick Lamar declares his faux-divinity as the rap god in this track. The song circles around his success and motivations. And yes, you’d hear him imitate Drake in the song.
Jesus Walks – Kanye West
Critically acclaimed “Jesus Walks” sends you the gospel vibe without even trying. With the Kanye signature of the human voice as instruments, catch a sample of “Walk with Me” as performed by the ARC Choir.
God’s Plan – Drake
Drizzy Drake broke the internet with this very song. Established as a “melodic, upbeat party record”, the songs aligns with the “classic Drake things, paranoia about success and haters, money, etc.”.