Top 10 Relaxing Songs

Top 10 Relaxing Songs

By: Meilan Solly

After a long day of school, sports practices, club meetings, etc., it’s nice to go home and unwind by listening to your favorite songs. In case you’re looking for some new songs to relax to, check out the songs on this list. (in alphabetical order)
1. “The A Team” by Ed Sheeran Chosen by Max Waterman, junior
You’ll like this song if you are a fan of: One Direction, British pop music or pop music in general
2. “The Call” by Regina Spektor Chosen by the author
Lyrics highlight: “Just because everything’s changing /Doesn’t mean it’s never been this way before/All you can do is try to know who your friends are /As you head off to the war”
3. “Forever Young” cover by One Direction Chosen by Sarah Owais, sophomore
Did you know: This song is originally by Jay-Z, and his version is called “Young Forever.”
4. “God Made Men” by Young the Giant Chosen by Bella Chua, junior
Lyrics highlight: “You never know the weight of your crimes/But when all the gates have closed and you’re tired /You stand a while by the fire /And it burns bright /A while, a while, you sit quiet”
5. “The Lazy Song” by Bruno Mars Chosen by Zach Benalayat, senior
Why you should listen to it: This is the ultimate relaxing song, since all it talks about is a perfect day when you don’t have to do anything.
6.“Made in America” by Toby Keith Chosen by David Chalmers, sophomore
You’ll like this song if you are a fan of: Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, or other country singers
7. “Mirror” by Lil Wayne featuring Bruno Mars Chosen by Rachel Dodson, freshman
Why you should listen to it: If you aren’t a fan of rap, you might think this song isn’t your style. Since it features Bruno Mars, however, it’s a nice blend of rap and pop.
8. “Pull Me Under” by Dream Theater Chosen by Tara Stanley, junior
You’ll like this song if you are a fan of: Progressive metal
9.  “We Are Young” by Fun Chosen by Eric Brouse, freshman
Did you know: This song was made popular by Glee. The show’s cover can be heard here.
10. “You Raise Me Up” by Josh Groban Chosen by Joe Kreiter, senior
Why you should listen to it: If you like this song, you’ll be joining fans like Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres, and members of the show American Idol.