Fridays Are For Frank: “High Hopes”

Fridays Are For Frank: “High Hopes”

If you’re reading this, you’ve survived 2014… and New Year’s Eve… and your New Year’s Day hangover.

Time to dust yourself off and get motivated. That’s where Frank comes in.

“High Hopes” was first featured in the 1959 Frank Sinatra film, A Hole in the Head. It was written by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy van Heusen, and won the Oscar that year for “Best Original Song.”

Featuring a children’s chorus, this infectiously optimistic song focuses the overcoming of seemingly impossible obstacles—and the fact that most of life’s problems are short-term.

It’s the forerunner of Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off”… so as you stare down 2015, keep in mind that this too shall pass.

Here’s Frank Sinatra with a bunch of little kids to remind you of just that:

Authored by: hMAG

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