Top 10 songs about being outdoors

One of my favourite things in the whole world: cycling along a canal to a field full of clover, lying down and watching the clouds drift, sharing an MP3 player with someone else and listening to any of these. If you have Spotify you can listen to my Top 10 songs about being outdoors playlist.

Top 10 songs about being outdoors

Top 10 songs about being outdoors

Ain’t no mountain high enough – Marvin Gaye
Don’t fence me in – Bing Crosby
Underneath the stars – Kate Rusby
Little yellow spider – Devendra Banhart
Here comes the sun – The Beatles (or Belle and Sebastian’s lovely cover)
Vincent (Starry starry night) – Don McLean
Woods – Bon Iver
Moon River – Audrey Hepburn
The Water – Johnny Flynn and Laura Marling
The White Hare – Seth Lakeman

Where to listen to them by The Observer.



  1. Richard
    January 27, 2011 / 5:12 pm

    Mp3 players? When I were a lad it were the cassette player – and that were awnly if’t portable gramophone were bust.

  2. Joe Hughes
    May 23, 2013 / 12:30 pm

    Out In The Country by Three Dog Night is a good one

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