She encourages her fans to be “Brave,” but what songs give Sara Bareilles the courage to dance like no one is watching? In addition to breaking down all 12 tracks on her new album, The Blessed Unrest, Sara is sharing the music that’s made her feel strong, calm, and inspired throughout her life.
VH1 sat down with Sara in New York last week to get the full list of jams that have been most influential to her over the years. Read on for the first five of her picks.
1. “No Woman, No Cry,” Bob Marley
Sara Says: “This is the song I could listen to on repeat probably for the rest of my life, and feel like it would raise my vibrations in a really good way.”