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The 10 Most Relaxing Songs

Find your happy place with these soothing tunes.

Listening to music can be soothing, but while some people chill to classical, others find nirvana in Nirvana. Is any one type of music the most calming? In a study of 40 women, researchers at England’s Mindlab International found that these ten tracks were the most hypnotic.

“Weightless”
Marconi Union

“Electra”
Airstream

“Mellomaniac”
DJ Shah

“Watermark”
Enya

“Strawberry Swing”
Coldplay

“Please Don’t Go”
Barcelona

“Pure Shores”
All Saints

“Someone Like You”
Adele

“Canzonetta Sull’aria”
Mozart

“We Can Fly”
Rue du Soleil

This article appears in the December 2014 issue of Washingtonian.

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