Everyone has a nightly routine before surrendering to the relieving comfort of sleep. Whether it is showering, reading, watching a movie or listening to music, we all know what relaxes us and allows our heads to melt into our pillows for a blissful slumber. If you enjoy settling into bed with peaceful music, enjoy the following tunes that will calm your senses and ease you into a nice, elongated nap.
The atmospheric tune has a certain comforting bit of melancholy that will likely incite a few surreal dreams. The distant slide guitar paired with Rachel Goswell's ambient vocals almost beg for a deep sleep. It will be hard to open your eyes after hearing a few seconds of this song.
"Pink Moon"-Nick Drake
Nick Drake's voice is unique and soothing. His acoustic guitar playing is quiet and wistful. “Pink Moon” is a classic folk tune with a somber, peaceful tone. Imagine the song as a lullaby as the moon shines brightly overhead.
“Look Into The Air” - Explosions in the Sky
This instrumental track carries its melody along with aid of a soothing guitar. You will slip into another world listening to Explosions in the Sky, and this particular tune is one of the band's most mellow. Loop this song to give your dreams a wistful soundtrack.
“Jeka” - port-royal
What makes this shoegaze track unique is its use of piano. Imagine a spacey lullaby, and you will begin to have a vivid image of what port-royal is all about. This track is like a constant hum without much rise and fall, and it will surely lull you into a trance-like sleep.
“The Trapeze Swinger” - Iron & Wine
Something about Sam Beam's voice is so comforting — it's like a big quilt wrapped around your senses. This particular track captures the listener with its poetic storytelling and harmonious cooing. Just shy of 10 minutes long, this track could illustrate most of your nap-time dreams.