Haiti by Arcade FireEven with the songs dark undertones, this song is very relaxing. It has all the right parts to the perfect song, a Caribbean beats, french lyrics, and perfect vocals.
The Carnival of the Animals The Aquarium by Camille SaintSaensThis is my only classical song on the list. It is in my opinion that most classical is very relaxing, but this song just needs you to close your eyes and drift away.
House of Cards by RadioheadRadiohead has created a library of relaxing trippy music, but none more relaxing then this song. From their latest album they have created a masterpiece of melancholy.
Destiny by Zero 7vZero 7 and contributing singer Sia have great chemistry in this song. Sia's voice is very special and one of the most beautiful in the world. In this song the composition is one of those that make you feel warm inside.
So Far To Go by J Dilla Featuring CommonJ Dilla was a tragic loss to hip-hop, dying with only 75% of this album complete, but he was able to finish this masterpiece of R&B with some help from fellow underground artist Common.
Diamond Day by Vashti BunyanVashti Bunyan was one of the greatest singer songwriters of the 60's. She was part of the trinity of beautiful talented women. The others being Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell. This song off her first and only record for 38 years shows her incredible talent and her ability to sing soulfully.
Memory Gospel by MobyvThis is just one of those electronika songs that just make you feel whole inside. I know most people out there are not Moby fans but this song should make you a little more interested in the man's talent.
The Lemon of Pink by The BooksThis song by the underground genius that is called The Books, is a bit of an experimental piece. They are random in how they use music and sound, but there is no denying that all the random throat jolts and whispering is quite relaxing.
Tuesday Afternoon by The Moody BluesThe Moody Blues are always one of the last bands that people go to when they think about the 60's, but this song shows how great of a band they were. The song itself is incredible as art or as something to fall a sleep to.
Which Will by Nick DrakeAnother untimely death, Nick Drake never got to see his success. Dying 30 years ago his music was some of the most beautiful and heartbreaking works in singer song writer history. Which Will is a song that everyone should cherish forever.