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Top 10 songs Spotify listeners are using to reduce stress and anxiety.
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The top three songs being listened to with an ear to reduce stress and anxiety are The Night We Met by Lord Huron, Apocalypse by Cigarettes After Sex and Space Song by Beach House.

SASKTODAY.ca — New research has revealed the songs most often used by Spotify listeners to relax, with The Night We Met by Lord Huron taking the top spot.

Using The Playlist Miner, experts at analyzed Spotify playlists made by the public with terms such as ‘de-stress’ and ‘comfort’ in their titles. The songs that appeared most frequently in playlists determined the ranking of the best songs to help you unwind.

The number one song used to reduce stress is The Night We Met by Lord Huron, with 264 playlist appearances. The ballad was often found in playlists with ‘comfort in the title, with 19 features under the term.  

In second place is Apocalypse by Cigarettes After Sex, which appeared in 225 playlists. The song featured in playlists with calmness in the title 22 times.

 Coming in third is Space Song by Beach House, with 208 playlist appearances. The track occurred in playlists with comforting in the title 22 times.

Fourth is My Love Mine All Mine by Mitski, found in 197 playlists. Comfort is most often associated with the song, as it features in 19 playlists with the term in the title.

At number five is Heart To Heart by Mac Demarco, which features in 180 playlists, with 18 of those containing comfort in their title.  

Sixth is Romantic Homicide by d4vd, which is also associated with comfort as 18 of its 167 playlists feature the term in the title.

Sparks by Coldplay is seventh, with 164 playlist features. The song is most often depicted as comforting, with 17 playlists featuring Coldplays 24-year-old track.

In eighth place is K. by Cigarettes After Sex, which features in 163 playlists. The song features in playlists with serenity in the title 17 times.

At number nine is another Cigarettes After Sex track; Sunsetz features in 159 playlists, with 19 of those including calmness in their title.

Tenth is Je te laisserai des mots by Patrick Watson, which translates in English to I will leave you words. The ballad appears in 147 playlists, being equally associated with peacefulness and comfort, as the song appears with the terms 15 times each.

 

Rank

Song

Artist

Number of Playlist Appearances

1

The Night We Met

Lord Huron

264

2

Apocalypse

Cigarettes After Sex

225

3

Space Song

Beach House

208

4

My Love Mine All Mine

Mitski

197

5

Heart To Heart

Mac Demarco

180

6

Romantic Homicide

d4vd

167

7

Sparks

Coldplay

164

8

K.

Cigarettes After Sex

163

9

Sunsetz

Cigarettes After Sex

159

10

Je te laisserai des mots

Patrick Watson

147

 

A spokesperson from has commented on the findings:

“It is fascinating to observe music being used to reduce anxiety and stress levels; it must be rewarding for the artists in the ranking to see their music bring peace to so many people, particularly Cigarettes After Sex who have three songs in the top 10.

“It would be interesting to see if there is a correlation between increased stress levels and a demand for musicians to produce therapeutic tracks for their fans.” 

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