The Best Mind Relaxing Music
Easy Listening Music can mean different things to people but mainly it is music that is soothing and relaxing.
The music that we hear today is quite different from back in the day, and being a 90s kid, I loved all kinds of music and still do. It was something I could always use to connect with people as I listened to all genres.
I grew up listening to my fair share of instrumental music, however there is nothing quite like some easy listening music that can really sooth the soul and I am thankful to my Dad for that. I remember as a kid I would go out and come back home to my Dad sitting in the hall listening to music that just felt so peaceful and soothing. It might be an acquired taste but if you give it a chance it might just transport you to a world of peace and tranquility.
Here are My Top 5 Favorite Easy Listening artists.
Hope you like it!
1. Have you ever watched a movie and find a song playing in the background that totally catches your attention? If you’re anything like me, you won’t rest till you find the name of the song! Sweet November was a movie I really loved, and I heard the song “Only Time” by Enya. Eithne Pádraigín Ní Bhraonáin, known professionally as Enya has one of the most soothing and calming voices I have ever heard. The Best of Enya contains all her best tracks guaranteed to put you in a calm state of mind.
2. One of the very first albums I found myself falling in love with was Enigma’s MCMXC a.D.. The album was a German music project that was the first of its kind. The track “The Voice of Enigma” is mesmerizing, and it is hard to describe in words, but it very quickly became one of my favorite tracks. There were times I would just close my eyes and just listen to really enjoy it to the fullest.
3. You can’t mention easy listening music without including the new age music artist Yanni. Though many may remember his music from Live at the Acropolis, “Dare to Dream” by Yanni was one of the very first albums of his I heard. I used to play the Piano and remember listening to “Once upon a time” on repeat till I learnt how to play the melody.
4. I think the only Saxophonist I ever listened to more than a few tracks, has to be the Kenny G. The American Jazz Saxophonist really is undoubtedly one of the best. Most people sometimes never realized his music was in fact in many soundtracks of popular movies such as Dying Young or even the Bodyguard. Kenny G is definitely really talented as in 1997 he also earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records for playing the longest note ever recorded on a saxophone.
Best of Kenny G.
5. As a piano player, one can't help fall in love with Robert Miles. He was a big hit in the 90s with the famous track "Children". The combination of the piano along with upcoming beats and music at the time was one of the main reasons his music became popular. It may not be the typical easy music you have in mind, its a little more upbeat - good enough to have it playing in the background and keep your mood elevated. The beats and soothing piano melodies often saw even DJs remixing it to use at clubs and lounges.
Below are a few other artists and their tracks you may like:
- Storm by Vanessa Mae
- Crystallize by Lindsey Stirling
- Matsuri by Kitaro
In a time and age where everyone is always in a hurry to move on to the next thing, sometimes its good to slow down and drift away for a bit with some easy listening music.
Thank you for reading and Happy Listening!
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