Everybody is different, some people can doze off to sleep straight away, and some people take hours before they manage to finally get some sleep. Many people have different techniques to aid them in drifting off, and we here at Guide Me To Bed think that listening to music should certainly be a firm favourite. There is nothing better to help you drift off than a relaxing, soothing playlist so here are the 6 songs you should add to your bedtime playlist:

Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud – This modern song is world renowned, the soothing beat and gentle tone of voice that Ed displays makes it perfect for putting your mind at ease in order to drift off to sleep.

The Weeknd – Earned It –This song is from the 50 Shades Of Grey soundtrack and this song was one the most popular songs from that film. The beat is relatively calm, combined with the soft tone of The Weeknd’s voice makes it perfect in order to relax you and help you get to sleep.

Passenger – Let Her Go – This song was released in 2012, the very subtle beat and the soft soothing voice of the artist Passenger make this song very calming and perfect to aid you to sleep.

Sam Smith – Lay Me Down – Sam Smith is an artist that has taken the music world, and his individual version of this song originally performed with Rudimental, is a calming rendition perfect to help you relax.

Ed Sheeran – Tenerife Sea – In this song released in 2014 Ed Sheeran likened the hue of his girlfriend’s eyes to that of the seas around Tenerife.

Rihanna, Kanye West, Paul McCartney – FourFiveSeconds – This song has a very stripped back feel to it, with Kanye singing his verse rather than rapping. It incorporates smooth vocals making for a peaceful and relaxing song.


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