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Old 09-02-03, 03:14 PM
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Music to RELAX to...

I have had trouble sleeping as of late. Anyone have any good songs to listen to that'll make me relax?

A shot in the dark, I know...
Old 09-02-03, 03:15 PM
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Brian Eno: Music for Airports
Old 09-02-03, 03:44 PM
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I have a CD of thunderstorms that knocks me right out.
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I have a friend that relaxes and falls to sleep listening to hard rock and metal. But, he isn't someone I would call normal.

I like listening to trance and new age music sometimes when I need help falling to sleep. Massive Attack and Sasha and Digweed's Communicate has been blended into my dreams quite often.
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Yeah, some Brian Eno ambience oughta do it.

Some Japanese relaxation CD's, there are thousands.

How about a metronome?
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Café del Mar series..

Norah Jones, Sade, Everything But the Girl, Paul Hardcastle..

Tori Amos' "Scarlet's Walk"..

Me'Shell NdegéOcello's "Bitter"..
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Abraham - Magpie (Morgan Geist Remix)
Blue Six - Let's Do It Together
Blue Six - Sweeter Love
Chet Baker and Paul Desmond - How Deep Is The Ocean
Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Moonlight In Vermont
Miles Davis - I Fall In Love Too Easily
Tony Bennett - The Way You Look Tonight
Wax Poetic - Technologie

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These work for me:

Brian Eno - Music for Airports

William Orbit - Pieces in a Modern Style

various composers - Adagios for Relaxation

various artists - Tea (a CD of traditional chinese music)

Donnie Darko soundtrack

Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works 85-92 and Selected Ambient Works Vol. 2

Coil - North (aka Winter Solstice) and most easily attainable on the compilation Moon's Milk (in Four Phases)

Banco de Gaia - Maya

Biosphere - Cirque, Patashnik, Shenzhou and Substrata (Substrata being my favorite)

Boards of Canada - In a Beautiful Place Out in the Country, Music Has the Right to Children, Geogaddi, Twoism

Tor Lundvall - Autumn Calls, Ice, The Mist

Moby - Ambient and any of his piano pieces ("God Moving Over the Face of the Waters")

Robert Rich - Trances/Drones

If you're looking for stuff with vocals:

Sigur Ros - Agaetis Byrjun, ( )

Mum - Finally We Are No One, Yesterday Was Dramatic Today is OK

Delerium - Semantic Spaces, Karma, Poem, Chimera

Conjure One - Conjure One

Low - Long Division, Things We Lost in the Fire

The Notwist - Neon Golden
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Since the first name that came to my mind when I saw this thread was Eno, I'll jump on the bandwagon and say any of his ambient music (such as Music For Airports) is excellenet for relaxation.
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I'll try some Eno tonight. I'll let you all know!

Thanks!
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Coldplay usually relaxes me. Like right now.
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I like Morcheeba for relaxing.
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Sigur Ros
Godspeed You Black Emperor
Royksopp
Cocteau Twins

...among others.
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Originally posted by heimerSWT
I have a friend that relaxes and falls to sleep listening to hard rock and metal. But, he isn't someone I would call normal.
I used to do this all the time & I think I'm normal

I'll usually throw on some techno now days. Paul Oakenfold, Sasha & Orbital mainly.
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SPEED - One More Dream

[J pop group]

That song is all it takes for Sarareku,sleepy and so sleepy.
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Originally posted by RevLiver
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works 85-92 and Selected Ambient Works Vol. 2
Beat me to it, these are the first two that came to mind. Orbital's Snivilisation is also great for relaxing...superb album.
Jon
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I try to avoid "songs", that is, music with words. I find myself mentally singing along or listening to the words too much, distracting me from the desired effect. When I listen to music to lull me to sleep, I usually grabbed some of Bill Nelson's instrumental albums, or pretty much anything under the "New Age" umbrella.
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I may not be able to get to sleep tonite if Tarantino doesn't let us know how it turned out...

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Originally posted by Rogue588
I may not be able to get to sleep tonite if Tarantino doesn't let us know how it turned out...



Last night I had a lot of stuff on my mind, a lethal injection wouldn't have put me to sleep. I'll try it tonight, promise.
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