Did you know that there are more than 50 songs with the word ‘sleep’ in them? It shows besides love and money, sleep is powerful enough that it captures our mind and imagination – metaphorically and literally in the sense that we can’t live without it. Hence people create songs about it.
Love makes the world go around and makes us do silly things, but a lack of sleep turns people crazy too. Most people associate themselves with songs they are familiar with. We pick and choose ones that relate to our current mood, because songs and music are so much more than just entertainment.
A few popular songs with the word ‘sleep’
Below are five popular songs the word ‘sleep’ in the title. Maybe you can play it later on Spotify while lying on the beach or perhaps in your room – on that nice and cozy Sealy mattress of yours!
1. No sleep by Wiz Khalifa
‘No sleep’ is a great party song. It has a nice tempo and a great beat that gives you that uplifting vibe. It surely won’t put you to sleep; instead, you’ll feel like going to a party. Wiz Khalifa performs a few famous songs like ‘See you again’ and is a famous rap singer recognised for his first hit Black & Yellow.
2. Chinese sleep chant by Coldplay
Sleep and you’ll be satisfied
A British rock band – Coldplay – performs it. ‘Chinese sleep chant’ is a song about the forbidden love between a man and a lady. The song describes how the man tries to pursue the lady’s affection.
Just listening to the lyrics can enchant you to sleep. The lyrics repeatedly say fall asleep, sleep and you’ll be satisfied. You don’t have to know the full song, but I’m pretty sure you’ll need your bed soon. At least that’s what the lyrics say!
3. Go to sleep by Radiohead
Do you love the band Radiohead? They have a variety of genres and styles in their music. The song ‘Go to sleep’ can be interpreted as focusing on the awareness of life – with sleep meaning a lack of power.
One way of interpreting this song is by seeing it as centering on political consciousness, with sleep being referred to as being oblivious to it. Give it a listen and try to break the hidden message behind the song.
4. How do you sleep by Sam Smith
Sam Smith is an English songwriter and singer. In the first verse of the song, he presents us with his disheartening experience of dealing with breakup anxieties. Sam Smith believes, if breakups broke him, it must have hurt his past romantic interests as well.
The song wants us to believe that by letting go of the person you love is the key to fix a broken heart.
5. One more sleep by Leona Lewis
A very catchy tune sung by Leona Lewis. ‘One More Sleep’ will make you want to dance and sing along to the lyrics. Although it’s a Christmas song – being fun and high spirited it’s still done in Motown-style. ‘One More Sleep’ is a song from Leona’s album ‘Christmas With Love’.
There you go, five songs inspired by the word ‘sleep’. As it turns out, sleep is not always definitive to one interpretation, as the meaning can really go deep, be literal or just plain fun. So the next time you go to bed, remember that you’re doing something wondrous – because great songs have been written about it!
If the relationship between you and your mattress is hardly a love song with the word ‘sleep’ in it, maybe it’s time to look for something better! To keep you singing and dancing throughout your day, you need a good night’s sleep. Our beds promise more than just sound sleep; they promise healthy sleep, thanks to our extensive research and development programmes that have put us at the cutting edge of the ‘Science of Sleep’.