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Rhythmic, relaxing/ uplifting music for labour. Pref no English lyrics. Def. no whale song.

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Laugs Sat 26-Sep-09 22:08:14

I have a few weeks to go but want to start putting some compilations together.

I am an indie girl at heart, but my last labour had a soundtrack that made me feel like I was going clubbing and I don't think that helped much. Now I know how long it takes and how much I panicked last time, I want to keep the adrenaline to a minimum for as long as possible.

I can't really explain why but it feels like it would be good to not have lyrics I can understand (or no lyrics at all).

Any suggestions, please?

TheHeadbangingWombat Sat 26-Sep-09 22:35:22

I presume that Enya is too whale songy?

redclover79 Sat 26-Sep-09 23:47:48

Gipsy Kings? Not used them for labour but brilliant for getting through tantrums!

mwff Sun 27-Sep-09 00:12:50

thomas tallis

mwff Sun 27-Sep-09 00:16:09

btw no english lyrics v sensible, i remember dp having to sprint over to the stereo to turn off one track during my second (looooong, back to back) labour: where the hell is my baby grin

mwff Sun 27-Sep-09 00:23:05

tallis clips here spem in alium is the most beautiful piece of music ever. fact.

Laugs Sun 27-Sep-09 11:29:10

Thanks for the ideas!

TheHeadbangingWombat, Enya brings back too many memories of my mum playing it on repeat when I was a teenager (maybe it was all the angst of having to deal with me? grin). I feel like it should be music I'm not really connected to.

I'll definitely have a listen to Gipsy Kings and Thomas Tallis.

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