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10 Songs To Find Your Calm

Pure Salidroside naturally balances stress hormones in the body to improve your mood state, helping you feel confident and motivated to power through your day. When night falls, what better way to end the day than with a relaxing playlist? The Landkind team has curated the below playlist for when it is time to unwind, recover, and find your calm. 

We hope this eclectic list introduces you to new artists and genres. We also curated a bit of history about each track so you can learn about your choice vibe. Whether you have decided to enjoy some gentle yoga, get comfortable for your evening journaling, or are just ready for a good night's sleep, we are confident this playlist will deepen your calm practice. 

The calming track list.

1. "Weightless" by Marconi Union

Scientifically proven to help reduce anxiety, "Weightless" by Marconi Union is the ultimate soundwave for experiencing mood balance. “Weightless” is often regarded as one of the most relaxing pieces of music ever recorded. The band partnered with sound therapists to create a piece of music that would induce a state of calm in the listener. They used ambient sounds, such as calming tones and natural soundscapes, along with carefully crafted rhythms that match the human heartbeat at rest.

2. "Sweet Awakening" by RIOPY

Sweet Awakening" by RIOPY is a beautiful example of how music can be used to convey emotions and inspire positive change in our lives. The piece was inspired by the composer's own pursuit of happiness. According to RIOPY, the song is meant to represent the moment when one wakes up in the morning feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day.

The gentle piano notes and ethereal background sounds create a dreamy atmosphere that transports the listener to another world. To create this mood, RIOPY used a combination of slow, deliberate melodies with uplifting chord progressions.

3. "Massive Attack" - Teardrop

"Teardrop" was released in 1998 as part of Massive Attack's album Mezzanine. It quickly became a hit and reached number 10 on the UK Singles Chart. The song's popularity has endured over time and has been featured in numerous films, TV shows, and commercials.

"Teardrop" by Massive Attack is a song that has touched the hearts of millions around the world. The haunting melody and poignant lyrics have made it one of the most popular singles by the English trip-hop group. But did you know that the song was written in memory of someone dear to one of its creators?

Elizabeth Fraser, the former lead singer of the Scottish band Cocteau Twins, wrote and performed the vocals for "Teardrop." She penned the lyrics soon after her boyfriend, Jeff Buckley, passed away in a drowning accident in 1997. Fraser was devastated by his death and found solace in writing music.

4. “Promise” by Ben Howard

Promise" is a song by British singer-songwriter Ben Howard, released in 2011 as part of his debut album "Every Kingdom". The song was written by Howard himself and features his signature acoustic guitar sound.

The lyrics of "Promise" speak of a promise made between two people to wait for each other despite the challenges they may face. The song paints a vivid picture of two lovers wading through the cold winter hours with bundles of flowers, while the winter howls at the walls and tears down doors of time.

Howard's inspiration for "Promise" came from his own experiences with love and relationships, as well as his travels around the world. He has stated in interviews that he often writes songs based on personal experiences and observations and that "Promise" was no exception.

5. “Ocean Eyes” by Billie Eilish

"Ocean Eyes" is a song by American singer and songwriter Billie Eilish. The song was released on November 18, 2016, through Darkroom and Interscope Records. It was originally written by Billie's brother Finneas O'Connell for his band but later given to Billie to record. The song gained popularity after it was uploaded to SoundCloud in 2015 and went viral. It has since become one of Billie's most popular songs, with its dreamy melody and haunting vocals capturing the hearts of listeners worldwide.

6. "Pure Shores" by All Saints

Pure Shores by All Saints was released on 14 February 2000 as the lead single from The Beach: Motion Picture Soundtrack. The song was written by producer William Orbit and group member Shaznay Lewis. According to Lewis, the inspiration for the song came from a trip to Thailand where she experienced the beauty of the beaches and nature. She wanted to capture that feeling in a song and brought the idea to Orbit who helped her bring it to life. The song features dreamy electronic beats, ethereal vocals, and lyrics about finding peace and tranquility in nature.

7. "Watermark" by Enya

Enya's single "Watermark" is a hauntingly beautiful track that was released as the title track of her second studio album in 1988. The song was written by Enya herself, along with her longtime collaborators Roma Ryan and Nicky Ryan.

According to Enya, the inspiration for "Watermark" came from the idea of a watermark on paper, which is a subtle yet distinctive mark that identifies the source of the paper. She wanted to create a musical equivalent of this concept, something that would be both delicate and enduring.

The result is a mesmerizing piece of music that features Enya's signature layered vocals and ethereal instrumentation. The lyrics are poetic and evocative, painting a picture of a mystical world where water and light merge together.

8. "Electra" by Airstream

Airstream's "Electra" is a captivating track that has been enjoyed by many since its release in 2005. The song is part of the album "New York Chillout Lounge," which features a collection of soothing and relaxing tunes.

Airstream's "Electra" is a timeless masterpiece that continues to captivate listeners worldwide. Its unique blend of electronic and chill vibe makes it one of the most versatile tracks on the list. 

9. "Mellomaniac" by DJ Shah

"Mellomaniac" is a trance track by German DJ and producer, DJ Shah. It was released in 2005 as part of his album "Songbook."

The inspiration for "Mellomaniac" came from Shah's desire to create something that would evoke strong emotions in listeners and take them on a journey through different moods and feelings.

The result is a beautiful piece of music that combines soaring melodies with driving beats, creating an uplifting and euphoric experience. The song's title, "Mellomaniac," is a play on words, combining the words "melody" and "maniac" to describe someone who is obsessed with beautiful melodies.

10. "Green" by Abraham Martar

Released in 2021 as part of his debut album, "Human Nature,” "Green" has received widespread critical acclaim for its powerful lyrics and soulful performance. It has been praised for its ability to capture the complexities of human emotion in a simple yet profound way.

The inspiration for "Green" came from Marder's personal experiences with grief and loss. After losing his father to cancer, he found solace in nature and began writing music as a way to process his emotions.

The result is a deeply emotional and introspective song that explores themes of love, loss, and the beauty of life. The track's sparse instrumentation allows Marder's raw vocals to take center stage, creating an intimate and vulnerable listening experience.


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