It’s Monday, and your thoughts are drifting a bit. You start thinking about this wild article you read over the weekend about how the universe is expanding. (What?) It does seem as if every day, scientists are discovering some new, utterly mind-blowing secret about our cosmos; our understanding of what’s beyond planet Earth gets a little clearer, but becomes that much more magical at the same time. Here’s a set of songs to help you take off to your own private Milky Way whenever you want.


  1. “I Am the Cosmos” by Chris Bell
  2. “Calling Occupants” by The Langley Schools Music Project
  3. “Under the Milky Way” by The Church
  4. ” Spaceman” by The Byrds
  5. “Astronauta de Mármore (Starman)” by Seu Jorge
  6. “Across the Universe” by Rufus Wainwright
  7. “Satellite of Love” by Lou Reed
  8. “I Wish I Was the Moon” by Neko Case
  9. “Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space” by Spiritualized
  10. “Deep Blue Day” by Brian Eno