Music On Hold Songs

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Sabrina Duke (Sabrina Duke)
The song is a soft ballad, using some aspects of soul, with the main use of acoustic guitar. This song goes through five questions about the love that just left. This can be used for a scene after a break-up or after a huge fight between the couple.
A light-hearted boogie woogie song that describes how nature makes us unite! Perfect for commercials/movies/tv scenes involving the environment, or going green.
Sherri Mullen (Fearless)
Driving song, great for truck driving or driving back home scenes - love, trust, and coming back home to the one you love
The 9ths (The 9ths)
Alternative Pop Rock song about the monotony of everyday life. The feeling that you've settled and gave up on your dreams.
The 9ths (The 9ths)
Energetic adult alternative. About writing a song as the best way to say "I love you." Would work for any scene that conveys a character struggling to make his/her feelings known especially if that person is a writer of sorts.
SM2 (Strange Symmetry)
Upbeat, happy, fun tune with a reggae vibe. ...about pushing oneself to the limit in life, being stressed out, and yet taking it all in stride. "Life is a trip...are we having fun yet?". A reggae influenced rock song with a Beatles-esque chorus and harmonies. Sounds like The Beatles, The Police
The 9ths (The 9ths)
Pop r&b about an unrequited love, embracing the rain as a way to hide the tears from a disappointing end.
Dreamy orchestral love song. Great for scenes of lovers finding each other after a long journey.
Sabrina Duke (Sabrina Duke)
A soulful ballad about the power of love and the desire to make it through anything life has to offer!
Dynamic rock breakup song. Switches between sad, subdued, acoustic guitar to defiant, determined, hard rock. Could work in any scenes of unrequited love, breakups, or separations. A modern day "Free Bird".
Singer/Songwriter song with piano and acoustic guitar. Reflecting on the past with a no-regrets attitude.
The 9ths (The 9ths) Featuring: Amelia Ali
Pretty pop/rhythm and blues piano song in the style of Alicia Keys throughout which the singer ponders a relationship wondering *what* it actually is. Perfect for scenes involving budding relationships.
Sexy, flirtatious, and passionate, this song is all about the thrill of the chase and falling in love!
Slow acoustic country ballad yearning for the one who got away. Describes the pain of seeing him with someone else and reflects on what has been lost. A sure tear jerker, a fit for any scenes of unrequited love.
An Indie song about things comin' around and life getting better. Would work in scenes where the characters are getting on with their lives, overcoming problems, and getting things done.
Dark and dreary country song about someone getting messages in their dreams from a murder victim trying to reveal the secret of who did it and what really happened.
The 9ths (The 9ths) Featuring: Amelia Ali
Soulful pop/r&b song about being let down with the results of all your hard work in life, but being "crazy" enough to keep hoping and going for it!
Piano ballad of advice from a deceased loved one telling to live every moment of our lives through the good times and bad. Funeral scenes, or anything involving reflecting on loved ones who are gone. Melancholy, but uplifting.
Mockingbird (Mockingbird)
The perfect wedding song! "Dance With Me" is a beautiful celebration of the special day, with all the sights and sounds of two lovers starting their new lives together!
Cristabelle Braden (Declaration) * instr tracks available
Uplifting electronic pop that will make you feel good and drive you to move forward!
Cristabelle Braden (Declaration)
This song is a beautiful mix of confidence in your future and feeling bittersweet about the past.
duet between two ex-lovers recalling all the good times before their lives took them in different directions and separated them. Any scenes where characters are missing each other would be perfect for this song.
MILEUNDER (Bedtime Stories)
This GNResque power ballad is the perfect goodnight kiss to say farewell before riding off into the night. "I'll see you in my dreams..."
Sabrina Duke (Sabrina Duke)
Soulful, smooth, and sultry...this song captures the essence of a woman's love and passion for her man.
Pop/Rock about that feeling of trepidation you get in the pit of your stomach when a big change is coming in your life and is utterly unavoidable. Could be something good like getting married, or something bad like a family member dying. This song is perfect for any scene depicting big changes in a character's life.
One man band? More like one man orchestra! Jon Smith plays everything from the piano and drums, to the clarinet and trumpet on this fun and robust sounding song about unintentionally offending someone and wanting their forgiveness.
Sherri Mullen (Shadows)
This song is a calming, but uplifting ballad that shows that even though there are problems that need to be faces, we can still overcome them and be free. It can be either used for someone coming out of their shell and being who they are or about someone that is forgetting the past and looking forward to their future.
Sherri Mullen (Fearless)
Song about the things in life that just happen and change our lives
Sherri Mullen (Fearless)
Uplifting song about strength, courage, and the power of a love so strong that all things are possible!
With her looping device, a guitar, and her own voice as her weapons of choice, Angela Sheik pours forth an anthem for anyone who has ever felt they were destined for something more. The instrumentation mixed with the lyrics provides a solid environment for someone who can't seem to get it right, but can be seen working hard to change the alignment of their stars.
Sheik Delivers an upbeat, feel-good tune about consulting the 'powers that be' to fill a hole in her life. Provides a positive vibe while discussing a subject that some would doom to negativity. Great for an individual looking for the silver lining in the rain cloud of the day.
A beautiful mixture of piano and classical guitar intertwine in this delicate ode to true love. This is the perfect soundtrack to wedding reels, slow dances, and love montages.
Sherri Mullen (Rise)
An upbeat, feel good song (ala Pentatonix) with a universal theme, delivered a capella "family style" (performed by Sherri Mullen featuring her sons Shane & Brett). Anyone that has a loved one living far away will embrace this tune. "In my heart you're here with me . . . and the rest is just GEOGRAPHY!"
Atlas Jack (The Noisy Soul)
Electronic tinged pop-punk/emo song that bids goodbye with very catchy melodies, infectious grooves, and a unique mixture of acoustic guitars and synths. "Go find somebody else!"
Atlas Jack (The Noisy Soul)
Stripped down acoustic version of Atlas Jack's very catchy "GO!" The song takes on a more wistful vibe with the much calmer and quieter arrangement.
Fun and upbeat country rock song about the comedic premise of the modern day scene many decades from now: A goofy, lighthearted poke at the styles and trends of the modern day youth. Well Suited for any comedy environment, or even the introduction of an older character with some of those prominent 'Bad-Girl' qualities.
Cristabelle Braden (Declaration)
An uplifting and hopeful song about self-growth and perseverance.
Atlas Jack (The Noisy Soul) ** instrumental version **
Fun and upbeat music with infectious beats, flickering guitars, and plenty of twists and turns. Sounds like a futuristic dance party!
Classic rock sounding song with touches of Jethro Tull, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, and Queen. Tells the tale of deciding to stubbornly weather the storm and not let anything else make your decisions for you!
Nearly York (Time Alone) ** instrumental version **
Wistful piano melodies adorned with atmospheric guitars and strings. Evokes feelings of loss and redemption.
Donovan Rice spins an anthem for those of us who have ever been inspired by an unlikely character. With a full band at his back, the springing rhythm and prominent beat bring a sense of hope and joy for all to embrace!
Shawn Mathews (Blue) Courtesy of: VALE Records
Pop/Hip Hop love song with pulsing synths, infectious beats, and a sweet lyric about falling in love.
Bright, fun, and upbeat song about the excitement one feels when going to see that special someone. Happy commercials, kids movies, and any scene filled with excitement would fit with this song!
** Female Version of like named Levering/Duma song **
Bright, fun, and upbeat song about the excitement one feels when going to see that special someone. Happy commercials, kids movies, and any scene filled with excitement would fit with this song!
Breanne Primeau (The 9ths) Featuring: The 9ths
Fun, uptempo modern take on the old school Motown sound. With lyrics about not caring what others think about you, this is the perfect sassy song for a character to get the point across that they're feeling good, confident, and that no one or thing will bring them down!
Atlas Jack (The Noisy Soul)
Wistful keyboards, slow grooving drum machines, and yearning vocals that lament having to get going without resolution. The electronics build up with angst as the song crescendos for a final plea "I Don't Wanna Leave"
Atlas Jack (The Noisy Soul) ** instrumental version **
Starting with a climbing electronic keyboard, the bass and beats slowly build up and calm down before erupting into an emotional and cathartic release with robotic melodies and explosive percussion!
The ultimate coffee song! Tells the true story of a couple that fell in love at a coffee shop. Perfect for coffee commercials or any movie scenes involving romance in a cafe.
Breanne Primeau (The 9ths) Featuring: The 9ths
Soulful and sexy, this R&B infused track contemplates a relationship that doesn't seem to be going anywhere. She knows she ought to leave, but that doesn't mean it's an easy decision. This song would fit any scene that needs a complicated relationship song, or anything with a smooth R&B vibe.
Retro sounding upbeat rock song that muses on needing to work so you can live life, but being unable to live life because you're too busy working! There's always something else that you have to do.. Meh, "I'll Get Around To It"!
A folk song about the trials and tribulations of eating ice cream! Would be a perfect fit for a comedic scene of a woman trying to resist the temptation of her favorite treat!
Breanne Primeau (Take The First Step) Featuring: The 9ths
Beautiful, introspective piano led ballad that expresses the appreciation of having a partner who is always by your side.
Vicki McCrone (Here)
Lovely indie rock love song featuring tense arpeggiated guitars, vocal harmonies, and keyboard strings
Cristabelle Braden (Hope Survives)
Encouraging recovery, referencing God and religion, explaining that you can heal and that life goes on.
Another soft ballad about the art of flirting. Could work for scenes of falling in love and making love.
Cristabelle Braden (Start With Hello) * instr tracks available
Keyboards and guitars swirl around a driving beat to decorate a lyric about deciding to be positive and optimistic despite all the rain and clouds. "Turn around and Let The Sun In."
Sherri Mullen (Rise)
Haunting bluesy vocals layered on top of a single acoustic guitar and bass, with piano highlights added in for good measure . . . this song is all about never quitting and making the best out of your current situation. "I'm down but I'm not out, yeah I can take it . . . cause life is what you make it!".
Cristabelle Braden (Start With Hello)
This song is about the artist struggles with how she lives her life, and what she believes in. She has come to realize her challenges and realized that
Fun, upbeat rock song that depicts having a great day. Would work great in children's shows or motivational clips. Sounds like The Beatles or Phil Collins.
SM2 (Strange Symmetry)
A hippy blues jam with Allman Brothers slide guitar and hand percussion. A song about change and the law of attraction. Sounds like the Rolling Stones or Bo Didley
Sherri Mullen (On The Edge)
Good for bar scene, sitting at the bar contemplating a boring mundane life, afraid to try love again, noticing another person in the room who is in the same situation, possibility of a new beginning
Cristabelle Braden (Hope Survives) * instr tracks available
Piano and vocals start this song about perseverance though hardship. Drums, guitars, harmonies, and keyboards sift in and out to embellish the powerful lyrics about never giving up.
Cristabelle Braden (Declaration)
An inspirational anthem about standing up for yourself in times of trouble.
SM2 (Strange Symmetry)
A sweet guitar ballad about the bad and the good that follows it. A hopeful anthem. A mix of country and the Beatles' "Norwegian Wood".
Nearly York (Time Alone)
A barrage of funk guitars, syncopated stop-start beats, and sidewinding keyboards cascade over a catchy melody about the frustrations of a "loves me / loves me not" relationship.
Nearly York (Time Alone) ** instrumental version **
Features a barrage of funk guitars, syncopated stop-start beats, and cascading keyboards.
Cristabelle Braden (Declaration) * instr tracks available
Electronic pop song about being resilient, persevering, and never giving up no matter what.
Cristabelle Braden (Hope Survives) **instrumental version available**
Cristabelle shares her story of surviving a traumatic brain injury, rehabilitation, and perseverance through personal Struggle
Beautiful piano and violin accompany a sensitive and emotive male vocal in which a groom serenades his new bride.
Sherri Mullen (Mask)
Acoustic ballad about growing apart. Sad and lonely
The 9ths (The 9ths) Featuring: James Keefe
Pop/R&B love song great for romantic scenes. Suggests putting everything to the side for a chance to embrace love
Upbeat country love song in the style of Garth Brooks. Great for any scene involving characters with the "will they won't they" vibe finally going for it!
Cristabelle Braden (Start With Hello) * instr tracks available
Song with spiritual themes about struggling through hard times, but being lucky to have someone go through it with you. "You are right there / With me in my fear"
Nearly York (Time Alone)
This beautiful mixture of acoustic guitar, male and female vocals, keyboards, and spacey sounds paints a delicate picture that mourns a loss and reflects on what was, what is, and what could have been.
Nearly York (Time Alone) ** instrumental version **
An emotive acoustic guitar ornamented with dramatic keyboards creates a versatile soundbed that could soundtrack the next phase in life. Perhaps finding a new love or letting go of a lost one? A bittersweet soundbed appropriate for many types of scenes.
Shawn Mathews (Blue) Courtesy of: VALE Records
Love song about trying to be a better person motivated by the influence of that special someone. "Yeah I'm tryin for you baby / Fightin all my demons on the daily"
Moody country song that looks back on the good times and better times of a love that has since faded. But the memories always remain...
Kelly Hoppenjans (Simple Thing.)
Soft, jazzy, reflective song that faces that sink or swim moment in an uncertain relationship.
Nearly York (Time Alone)
Modern jazz feel, this song paints a picture of spending time in Seattle, calling to mind the movie by the same title. Features a wonderful electric piano solo
Nearly York (Time Alone) ** instrumental version **
Jazzy guitar with an upbeat feel, subtle organ, and a terrific electric piano solo, this song will have you feeling alright and taking it easy!
This song is about the crossroads of life, and the decisions that shape the future. Its a great tune for traveling scenes, and scenes focused on going out after your dreams
MILEUNDER (Bedtime Stories)
Groovy, trippy, and spacey, this song is perfect for chilling out and relaxing with your lover. Could fit for party scenes or perhaps ones with hallucinations...
Donovan Rice brings us a tune that hits home with anyone who has been head-over-heels in love, then kicked to the curb by heartbreak. The hurricane of heartache and hope hurls the listener into the wind as Donovan relays his message to the 'one that got away'.
The 9ths (The 9ths) Featuring: James Keefe
Love song about trying to get your lover to stay. Could work for any scenes of romance.
Nearly York (Time Alone)
A song about using your favorite music to work through the demons in your head; the storm will come but it will pass eventually
Sherri Mullen (Shadows)
This light, semi-fast paced song give the listener the feeling of running through their dreams. This song can be used in, specifically, a dream sequence. If you cannot go there, you can still dream being there. This can be also seen through someone trying to do something different, but they are already there.
Sherri Mullen (Fearless)
Kick back, enjoy life, take chances, and make things happen..very upbeat and happy
Nearly York (Time Alone) ** instrumental version **
Intertwining guitar and piano melodies create a tense and reflective piece of music that eventually shifts with acoustic guitar and a driving rhythm.
Breanne Primeau (Take The First Step) Featuring: The 9ths
Piano ballad that encourages tenacity, perseverance, and bravery. Go for it! Take the first step!
Nearly York (Time Alone)
Upbeat alternative rock with quick fire vocals, dreamy chord progressions, and a fun in the sun lyric. Perfect for scenes of escaping into a fun, carefree and warm life. Features a tempo change and dip into reggae!
Nearly York (Time Alone) ** instrumental version **
Upbeat alternative rock that will make you think of a fun vacation in a beautiful warm place! Features a tempo change and dip into reggae!
Starts off as an acoustic number before getting orchestral with strings and epic percussion. Lyrics about trying to understand each other.
Kelly Hoppenjans (Simple Thing.)
A fun ukelele introduction leads the way in this light-hearted, upbeat song about blocking out a know-it-all's voice. The musical style sounds like it comes right out of a Disney motion picture (eg: "You've Got A Friend in Me," from Toy Story).
Calm and melodic song a la Phil Collins that reflects on letting go of what burdens you. Would be great in reflective scenes or where a character is dealing with an internal conflict.
Outlaw country vibes with a lyric about what makes a man who he is. It's not possessions, books you've read, money you have, it's your heart and soul.
SM2 (Strange Symmetry)
A reggae-rock infused song with hand percussion all about music and how it can get you by. Sounds like Bob Marley with a Kurt Cobain vocal
Sabrina Duke (Sabrina Duke)
: Soulful song that has a funk aspect in it. This song describes a situation, where a man asks a former girlfriend to take him back, but she does not. This song can be used for break-up scenes or for scenes where the man comes back for forgiveness from the former girlfriend.
Desperate, sad, and sparse. Sounds like a hero's regret at the end of his days. Broken and defeated. Would work in any scene that needs a somber swan song.
Sherri Mullen (Rise)
Passionate, daring, and sexy power ballad/love song about throwing caution to the wind and taking a chance on that special someone that makes you feel alive. "In your eyes I find redemption for my sins of the past. Will this last? I don't know. Take it slow . . . TONIGHT"
A fun song with woodwinds, organs, guitars, and plenty of exuberant vocals and harmonies! The lyric expresses the worry of eternal damnation but in the fun wording that hell would be "Too Hot For Me"
Sacred Jason (Tranquil Dimension)
Sacred Jason creates this electonica, rock blend with three distinct sections, the last of which contains a chant-like lyrical part.
The 9ths (The 9ths) Featuring: Efficial Dudley
Piano ballad lamenting the unfairness of unrequited love. Piano, keyboard strings, guitar and vocal harmonies build up the drama in this powerful R&B tune.
Nearly York (Time Alone)
Starting as just piano and strings, and erupting into a full band crescendo, this song is for encouragement, telling someone you're proud, and for pushing through the hard times.
Nearly York (Time Alone) ** instrumental version **
Dramatic piano and strings with an "overcoming the hard times" vibe, gradually erupting into a full band arrangement with a wistful but positive feeling.
Experimental electronica featuring heavy use of synthesizers, vocal harmonies, and drum machines. Lyrics about a desolate post-apocalyptic future where everyone is out to get each other. Can work for anything from movies about underbelly of society, sci-fi, the desperation of leaving one's personal hell behind, to depiction of the struggles of an aspiring actor, musician, artist who gives all to a city/society that refuses to give back.
Sherri Mullen (Fearless)
Dream sequence, stream of conciousness, drifting off to sleep type of scenes, beautiful, relaxing ballad of love and beauty. Female / Pink Floyd-esque.
Sherri Mullen (Shadows)
Piano version of the original. Dream sequence, stream of consciousness, drifting off to sleep type of scenes, beautiful, relaxing ballad. Female/ Pink Floyd-esque.
Cristabelle Braden (Hope Survives) *instrumental track available*
This inspirational, upbeat, and positive song from artist, Cristabelle Braden is about being brave and overcoming obstacles in life to "make it" and come out on top.
Upbeat country love song, appropriate for any happy relationship scenes. "Our love was meant to last, so why wait?"
Sherri Mullen (On The Edge)
Song about friendship and not setting conditions & rules, asking for help from a friend when you are at your lowest
Sherri Mullen (Rise)
Kick ass song in the style of Little Big Town or Lady Antebellum, about living life to its fullest! "Every day in life that I lived . . . was worth dying for!"
The 9ths (The 9ths) **Male Version** Featuring: Ernest "Efficial" Dudley
Dramatic pop/R&B with lush piano and soulful vocals. Lyrically contemplates the "What If"s in a relationship and determines that even if the worst should come, "your love was worth it all". Will work perfectly for most romantic scenes, especially those with a "will they / won't they" vibe.
The 9ths (The 9ths) **Female Version** Featuring: Rebecca Zama
Dramatic pop/R&B with lush piano and soulful vocals. Lyrically contemplates the "What If"s in a relationship and determines that even if the worst should come, "your love was worth it all". Will work perfectly for most romantic scenes, especially those with a "will they / won't they" vibe.
Sacred Jason (Century Egg)
Swirling, hypnotic melodies take you on a tour through the East while a barrage of percussion envelopes you in a stream of conscious dream. This music is both experimental and addicting!
Soft, crooning love song in the style of Frank Sinatra or Michael Buble. Would work well in scenes reflecting on a relationship or missing a lover.
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