Calming Music Tracks to Listen to when You Need Some Peace ... ...

By Neecey

Calming  Music Tracks to Listen  to when You Need  Some Peace ... ...

“Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.” When William Congreve wrote those words, even back in the 17th century they knew the healing powers of music. The music choices then were far more limited than we have today and we’re lucky to have so many genres to listen to. Not all are suitable for playing when you want to feel calm, so unsurprisingly you won’t find any rap on this list.

Table of contents:

  1. marconi union – weightless
  2. airstream – electra
  3. dj shah – mellomaniac (chillout mix)
  4. enya – watermark
  5. coldplay – strawberry swing
  6. barcelona – please don’t go
  7. all saints – pure shores
  8. adele – someone like you
  9. mozart – canzonetta sull’aria
  10. café del mar – we can fly
  11. mogwai – take me somewhere nice
  12. massive attack – teardrop
  13. radiohead – high & dry
  14. pink floyd – learning to fly
  15. alina baraz & galimatias - fantasy
  16. london grammar – shyer
  17. giraffage – feels
  18. tokimonsta – smoke & mirrors
  19. flying lotus – coronus, the terminator
  20. slow magic – feel flows
  21. caribou – silver
  22. beach house – walk in the park
  23. the japanese house – teeth
  24. wet – deadwater
  25. le loyon – kimekai
  26. garth stevenson – flying

1 Marconi Union – Weightless

The strategically engineered baselines of this song have been scientifically proven to calm your mood and even induce a feeling of sleepiness; the ultimate kind of calm!

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2 Airstream – Electra

This is six minutes of the most perfect chill out music ever, and if you speed it up to 0.5 a lot of people say that it can help with meditation.

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3 DJ Shah – Mellomaniac (Chillout Mix)

This track appears on many people’s ‘chill out’ playlists, and it’s so relaxed that you can almost feel yourself drifting into another dimension!

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4 Enya – Watermark

It might not be one of her most successful commercial singles, but this track by Enya sure comes top of her list of most relaxing songs.

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5 Coldplay – Strawberry Swing

The subtle whispered vocals of this Coldplay song are sure to give your brain a thorough massage.

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6 Barcelona – Please Don’t Go

The steady chords and string instrumentals in this track mix together to create something truly soothing.

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7 All Saints – Pure Shores

This pop hit from 2000 is definitely faster than a lot of the tracks on this list, but it has an addictive meditative quality that I really love.

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8 Adele – Someone like You

At this point, does anybody really need to say another positive thing about Adele and this break out hit? Just shut up and listen!

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9 Mozart – Canzonetta Sull’aria

The right piece of classical music can give you a wonderfully relaxing atmosphere, and this piece from Mozart certainly fits the bill.

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10 Café Del Mar – We Can Fly

There is something about this track that makes you eager to travel while at the same time completely chilling you out.

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11 Mogwai – Take Me Somewhere Nice

There are a lot of relaxing songs in Mogwai’s back catalogue, but Take Me Somewhere Nice has to be my personal favorite.

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12 Massive Attack – Teardrop

A classic chill out tune that experienced much more commercial success than the genre usually gets.

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13 Radiohead – High & Dry

Radiohead were pretty much the kings of 90s/00s indie chill, and I can never seem to stray any further than the wonderful High & Dry.

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14 Pink Floyd – Learning to Fly

You can’t beat a bit of Pink Floyd to calm you down after a stressful day, and Learning to Fly always does the trick for me.

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15 Alina Baraz & Galimatias - Fantasy

The wave like nature of this track leaves you feeling like you are actually on the beach. Mojito anyone?

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16 London Grammar – Shyer

Hannah Reid has one of the most heavenly voices around, and this song certainly provides evidence for that.

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17 Giraffage – Feels

There is a real kaleidoscopic nature about this song. It’s almost as if you can see colors swirling in front of your eyes!

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18 TOKiMONSTA – Smoke & Mirrors

The name of band actually means something along the lines of ‘pillowy clouds’, and that is exactly what the song feels like!

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19 Flying Lotus – Coronus, the Terminator

This song gives you a real sense of calm euphoria, almost as if you are being led up the golden stairs to heaven!

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20 Slow Magic – Feel Flows

If you are in the mood for a really slow, relaxing musical trip, then this track is certainly the one you are looking for.

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21 Caribou – Silver

There is something almost mathematical about how perfectly relaxing this stunning song is.

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22 Beach House – Walk in the Park

The first word that comes to mind when I think about this Beach House song is definitely ‘breezy’.

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23 The Japanese House – Teeth

This track will have you hankering after the chilled out, carefree days of summer.

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24 Wet – Deadwater

The vocals of Kelly Zutrau on this track could literally be compared to the addictive sweetness of something like cotton candy!

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25 Le Loyon – Kimekai

This is airy and spacey and will definitely put your frame of mind in a spacey zone too.

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26 Garth Stevenson – Flying

There is a great sense of nostalgia attached to this one. It takes you back to simpler time when you had childish dreams.

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