Nothing soothes the soul better than music, right? With everything life throws at us, sometimes it helps to simply unplug from the daily grind and plug in your earbuds. So you’ll be thrilled to know we’ve found the perfect playlist to brighten your day.
This collection of some of the world’s most beautiful music was gathered via crowdsourcing. Someone on the social media community Reddit asked a simple question: “What, in your opinion, is the single most beautiful song ever made? It turns out the answer wasn’t so simple.
More than 16,000 people responded to the question. The discussion thread got so long, people began having a hard time keeping up. A savvy group member, Ericaohh, decided to collect all of the suggestions and put it on one mega Spotify playlist for easy reference. How awesome is that?
What’s on the playlist? Selections range from some of the finest classical pieces ever written to artists you might be surprised to find on a list of the most beautiful songs ever. With more than 100 songs, there are artists and genres to appeal to just about anyone.
Ericaohh explained how she came up with the list back on Reddit:
And here are the top 10 most beautiful songs from the list, as voted on by nearly 20,000 social media users.
10. “Heroes—1999 Remastered Version” By David Bowie
Commenters loved the feeling and passion from the artist in this song. And these days, the thought of “we can be heroes, just for one day” sounds pretty darn appealing.