Songs To Put You To Sleep

Tunes guaranteed to switch off your brain

If you’re not one of the lucky folks who can fall asleep on demand, you’re probably like me and take ages to nod off. As your brain starts to flip through all the embarrassing stuff you’ve done in your life, it can be pretty hard to switch off. To help you get some shut eye, we’ve put together this list of soothing songs to help put your brain at ease and get some much-needed shut eye.

With music from The National, Bon Iver, The War On Drugs and more, we’ll have you in dreamland in no time.

Patrick Watson – “Lighthouse”

Iron & Wine – “Call it Dreaming”


Constantines & Feist – “Islands in the Stream”


The National – “Wasp Nest”


Sigur Ros – “Untitled 1”


Wilco – “Magnetized”


Yo La Tengo – “Our Way to Fall”


First Aid Kit – “To Live a Life”


Aurora – “Runaway”


Beach House – “All Your Yeahs”


Deep Dark Woods – “Charlie’s (Is Coming Down)”


The War On Drugs – “The Haunting Idle”


Fleet Foxes – “If You Need To, Keep Time on Me”


The Shins – “Sleeping Lessons”


M83 – “Wait”


Bon Iver – “Holocene”


Death Cab For Cutie – “Brothers On A Hotel Bed”


Tallest Man on Earth – “Rivers”


Leif Vollebekk – “Into the Ether”


The Barr Brothers – “How The Heroine Dies”