Music to Watch Clouds By

What’s the perfect music to listen to as you kick back and watch the clouds drift by? These tracks were suggestions by our members. If you’ve got a suggestion for music to watch clouds by – or you’ve created some yourself – let us know and we’ll post it here.

Claude Debussy – Nuages (Nocturne)

According to the French composer, Claude Debussy, “‘Nuages’ renders the immutable aspect of the sky and the slow, solemn motion of the clouds, fading away in grey tones lightly tinged with white.” Suggested by Erin Weaver (Member 37,688)

Abby Dobson – ‘Cloud Watching’

Abby Dobson, Member 14484, wrote the wonderful ‘Cloud Watching’ for her 2007 album Rise Up.

Kate Bush – ‘Cloudbusting’

This Kate Bush 1985 classic was about the psychiatrist Wilhelm Reich, portrayed in the video by the actor Donald Sutherland...

mccandless – ‘Cloudgazing’

Psych pop-rock outfit mccandless created this ode to gazing at clouds...

Elif Yalvac (Alef) – ‘Castellanus’

Elif Yalvaç is a 27-year-old sound artist based in Turkey, currently pursuing my MA in Sonic Arts at Istanbul Technical University. This piece comes from an her Cloudscapes EP...

Hoagy Carmichael – ‘Ole Buttermilk Sky’

Hoagy Carmichael composed this song in 1946.

Oliver Poole – ‘Altitude’

‘Altitude’ is composed and performed by Oliver Poole, who was awarded "the most talented young pianist in Europe" from age seven...