Songs to Listen to While Reading: Happy National Tell-a-Story Day!

Music, like books (and many other things), share some sort of story in one way or another, and there are many people who enjoy both at the same time. To celebrate National Tell a Story Day today, here are ten songs to listen to when you’re nose deep in a (hopefully) good book!

Hozier: “From Eden”

Vampire Weekend: “Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa”

Ed Sheeran: “One”

Bon Iver: “Holocene”

Jessie Ware: “Say You Love Me”

Lauryn Hill: “Ex-Factor”

Ray LaMontagne: “Lavender”

Jhené Aiko: “Eternal Sunshine”

Mumford & Sons: “After The Storm”

Banks: “Under The Table”

What songs do you listen to when you’re curling up with a good book? Tell us in the comments below!

Featured Image via Sharon & Nikki McCutcheon on Flickr


  1. Lauren Silvestri

    April 27, 2015 at 6:48 pm

    I already love reading (: thanks for creating this playlist for me to listen to!

  2. Samantha Sweeney

    April 28, 2015 at 1:59 pm

    Tried it out. It works. Love it!

  3. Angelique Platas

    April 29, 2015 at 12:50 pm

    love this! Normally I can only deal with all instrumental while reading, but this playlist is awesome, thanks!

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