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.

Winterlight – A Sky Full of Clouds

Cloud Appreciation Society member, Mark Johnson, has recommended this music by Winterlight. Composer, Tim Ingham, found he could use a laptop late at night once his family had retired for the night to create his own electronic version of the kind of warm, hazy sounds that he had gravitated to since his youth and recorded […]

Sometimes the Sky is so Blue

A digital poem written and composed by Society member, Panos Couros, about the change of seasons in tropical Darwin, Northern Australia.

Incredible String Band – Little Cloud

The Incredible String Band- Little Cloud is taken from The 5000 Spirits or the Layers of the Onion 1967 and was suggested by Society member, Helen Glazer.

The Orb – Little Fluffy Clouds

Cloud Appreciation Society Members Janet Rix, Sarah Turnbull and Mark Johnson have both suggested this ambient house track by The Orb.

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...