Everyone in the office is foot-tapping to this upbeat, folksy single from One Republic’s new album, Native

The affirming message of forgetting money worries and enjoying the simple things in life, Counting stars, is a back-to-basics lesson to live by.

Interestingly, in an interview with Radio.com, lead singer Ryan Tedder says he found the folk inspiration for the song while working with Beyonce at her Hampton’s retreat. They were supposed to be working on her album, but luckily Tedder inadvertently found a gem of his own.