Songs For Groot

aka “The ‘We Are Groot’ Dance Party”

How is it that a character who only has one line can also carry the strongest emotional punch of the entire MCU? The power of simplicity and emotional generosity is why my gift to Groot consists mostly of mainstream pop music: underestimated and dismissed as stupid or shallow, pop music actually reaches it’s arms (branches?) straight into our bodies and manipulates our heart parts (in a good way). It’s also fun to dance to, and we all know Groot loves to boogie. 

Tracklist for Groot: 

  1. Betty Who, Somebody Loves You
  2. Dusty Springfield, “Love Power”
  3. The Jacksons, “Blame It On The Boogie”
  4. Gnarls Barkley, “Smiley Faces” 
  5. Shonen Knife, “Top Of The World”
  6. Tegan And Sara, “Closer”
  7. Matt and Kim, “It’s Alright”
  8. Feist, “Mushaboom”
  9. Her Space Holiday, “Sleepy Tigers”
  10. Kelly Clarkson, “Heartbeat Song”

Follow the playlist on Spotify.

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Groot Beer Float (Guardians of the Galaxy cocktail)

Ingredients:
1.5 oz Bourbon
1 large scoop Pistachio Ice Cream (or gelato)
Root Beer

Directions: In a tall glass, put your desired amount of pistachio ice cream or gelato. Pour a shot of bourbon over the top, then fill the glass with your favorite root beer! Drink until the only thing you can say is “I am Groot.”

Drink created and photographed by The Drunken Moogle. Dancing Baby Tree Root created and sold by BangarangOrchid.