Sleeping Music: 100 Songs To Fall Asleep And Dream

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The right dose of sleep keeps us fit and healthy. But sometimes there are nights when falling asleep becomes torture. Getting to rest in bed is a major struggle for many.

It’s only in bed that many people review their day or think about the million things they still have to do the next day.

Besides countless methods of falling asleep that are supposed to help you enter the realm of dreams more easily, one method is criminally neglected: music. Music can trigger very different feelings and moods in us. The right songs can make us euphoric, thoughtful, but also calming.

Several studies also prove: Music can have a calming and sleep-inducing effect.

Songs with a calm melody and a pleasant singing voice are particularly well suited to help us fall asleep on a difficult and nerve-racking day. Such songs cause our heart and breathing rate to decrease in the human body. Through this effect, the brain also slowly begins to settle into a relaxed state.

Our playlist contains 100 songs that are especially good for falling asleep. We have chosen a soothing mix of well-known and lesser-known songs that will help you reach dreamland faster.

(A Spotify playlist can be found at the end of the article.)

The 100 best songs to fall asleep to:

Each song is linked to its music video via the title.

№: Song: Performer: Listen::
1. Thinking Out Loud Ed Sheeran
2. All of Me John Legend
3. Tequila Sunrise Adam Story
4. Stay With Me Sam Smith
5. Earned It The Weeknd
6. All I Need Air – Beth Hirsch
7. Love Me Like You Do Ellie Goulding
8. One Day Asaf Avidan
9. Rain for Sleep Rain Sounds
10. Let Her Go Passenger
11. When We Were Young Adele
12. Willst du Alligatoah
13. I See Fire Ed Sheeran
14. Yesterday Beatles
15. Skinny Love Birdy
16. Keep Your Head Up Ben Howard
17. Say Something A Great Big World, Christina Aguilera
18. From A Distance Bette Midler
19. FourFiveSeconds Rihanna, Paul McCartney, Kanye West
20. The A Team Ed Sheeran
21. The Time Of My Life Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
22. Fix You Coldplay
23. You’re Missing Bruce Springsteen
24. Tenerife Sea Ed Sheeran
25. The Lazy Song Bruno Mars
26. Du und ich Mark Foster
27. Photograph Ed Sheeran
28. Footprints In The Sand Leona Lewis
29. Kaleidoscope Heart Sara Bareilles
30. All This Time Sting
31. Drive By Train
32. Ours Taylor Swift
33. High For This The Weeknd
34. Angel Sarah McLachlan
35. Irgendwas bleibt Silbermond
36. Just Give Me A Reason P!nk
37. She might She might Milow
38. Hero Mariah Carey
39. Me, Myself & I Beyoncé
40. Earth Song Michael Jackson
41. Stay Rihanna
42. Internal Dialogue Maria Mena
43. I Never Fall Katie Melua
44. Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart Alicia Keys
45. I’m Yours Jason Mraz
46. Emotion Destiny’s Child
47. Burn Ellie Goulding
48. Clocks Coldplay
49. Time After Time Eva Cassidy
50. Spider’s Web Katie Melua
51. I Miss You Aaliyah
52. Enjoy The Silence Sue Ellen
53. I Knew You Were Trouble Taylor Swift
54. Miss You So Frank Ocean
55. Weightless Marconi Union
56. Give Me Love Ed Sheeran
57. The Time Of My Life Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
58. Moving Mountains Usher
59. Who Is Bruno Mars
60. Gewinner Clueso
61. Bloodstream Ed Sheeran
62. Fallin’ For You Colbie Caillat
63. Sitting On The Moon Enigma
64. Naked As We Came Iron & Wine
65. I Can Almost See You Hammock
66. Upward Over The Mountain Iron And Wine
67. Come Away With Me Norah Jones
68. Latch (Acoustic) Sam Smith
69. Intro The xx
70. Bitter Sweet Symphony The Verve
71. Echoes In Rain Enya
72. Wings Acoustic Birdy
73. Over The Rainbow Eva Cassidy
74. I Won’t Give Up Jason Mraz
75. Wonderful Life Katie Melua
76. Moon Foals
77. People Help The People Birdy
78. I Don’t Want To Change You Damien Rice
79. All alright Sigur Rós
80. Exogenesis: Symphony Part 3 [Redemption] Muse
81. Shiver Coldplay
82. How To Disappear Completely Radiohead
83. Asleep The Smiths
84. Nothing Shatters Like A Heart Moto Boy
85. Your Song Ellie Goulding
86. Grizzly Bear Angus & Julia Stone
87. Breathe Me Sia
88. Poison & Wine The Civil Wars
89. Bring On The Wonder Sarah McLachlan
90. Gravity Sara Bareilles
91. Paradise (acoustic) Tyler Ward
92. The Greatest Cat Power
93. Shadows Warpaint
94. Heartbeats José González
95. Stay Rihanna
96. We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off Ella Eyre
97. Say It Again (Acoustic) Frances
98. Love Yourself Justin Bieber
99. Hello Adele
100. Eyes Shut Years & Years

Fall asleep Spotify playlist:

 

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