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Can I listen to or sing Kabbalat Shabbat songs during the week?

Hi! I grew up in a very secular Jewish household and have been becoming more religious over the past few years, including going regularly to Friday night services for the first time. I have really grown to love the Kabbalat Shabbat psalms. They bring me a lot of joy, and they have also gotten “stuck in my head” lately (in a good way).

Is it halachically permissible to listen to, or sing, these psalms during the week? I know Shabbat is supposed to be set aside from the rest of the week, but can’t we pray anytime? And what if I’m listening to these songs when I’m not really “praying”, but just driving or walking around, and wanting a song that will put me in a good mood and remind me of community?

The specific psalms I am referring to are Yedid Nefesh, Mizmor Shiru Lahashem, and Mizmor Ledavid, if it matters. I identify most with the conservative movement, but I appreciate responses from the frame of reference of all denominations.

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