According to scientists and sound therapists, this is eight minute song from the British band “Marconi Union” is the most relaxing tune ever recorded.
It is true, this music featuring guitar, piano and electronic samples of natural soundscapes, is a beautiful combination of various harmonies and rhythms, which helps decreasing our heart rate, reducing our blood pressure and lowering our stress level. The music starts at 60 beats per minute and gradually slows down to around 50. Your heartbeat automatically comes to match that beat while listening. Eight minutes are needed because it takes about five minutes for entertainment to occur. Notes and and chords have been chosen to make you feel euphoria and comfort.
40 woman tested the sound and found it to be more effective at helping them relax than songs by Enya, Mozart and Coldplay. The study found the song was even more relaxing than a massage, walk or cup of tea. Weightless is 11 per cent more relaxing than any other song and even caused drowsiness among women in the lab. It induced a 65 per cent reduction in overall anxiety and brought them to a level 35 per cent lower than their usual resting rates.
Are you in piece? Not yet? Try this list:
1. Marconi Union – Weightless
2. Airstream – Electra
3. DJ Shah – Mellomaniac (Chill Out Mix)
4. Enya – Watermark
5. Coldplay – Strawberry Swing
6. Barcelona – Please Don’t Go
7. All Saints – Pure Shores
8. Adelev Someone Like You
9. Mozart – Canzonetta Sull’aria
10. Cafe Del Mar – We Can Fly