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JaME's Moon Playlist

07/10/2020 2020-10-07 14:00:00 JaME Author: The JaME Team

JaME's Moon Playlist

Find some new music to view the moon by with our latest Spotify playlist.


© Benjamin Brady
As summer gives way to autumn and the evenings draw in, Japanese people turn their eyes to the darkening skies.  The ancient rural rhythms of Japan are still felt today through the traditions of tsukimi, or moon-viewing, which originated as part of the harvest festival way back in the Heian period.

We don’t have any tsukimi-dango dumplings for you but the JaME team has put together a playlist of moon-related songs to enjoy during the moon-viewing season.  You'll find tracks that take different views of the moon, from the romantic to the scientific, covering a broad range of genres, from heavy metal to pop idols and most flavours in between.

Give the playlist a spin below:


Are there any lunar favourites you would have included?  Let us know with a comment on social media.

If you enjoyed this selection, why not follow JaME on Spotify and look out for more playlists to come or try out some of the other themes we've covered.

 

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