Flower Playlists

Life is better with music. Check out these Spotify playlists from the editors of FLOWER magazine

Wall Flower Playlist

Our editors were humming this flower-inspired playlist while working on the floral wallpaper story “Wall Flowers” for FLOWER magazine’s Jan/Feb 2021 issue. Listen to the playlist on Spotify.  

  1. “La Vie en Rose” — Artist: Edith Piaf
  2. “Build Me Up Buttercup” — Artist: The Foundations
  3. “Please Don’t Eat the Daisies” — Artist: Doris Day
  4. “Blue Gardenia” — Artist: Dinah Washington
  5. “Flowers on the Wall” — Artist: Statler Brothers
  6. “Let It Grow” — Artist: Eric Clapton
  7. “Wildflowers” — Artist: Tom Petty
  8. “Garden Party” — Artist: Ricky Nelson

Holiday Tunes

The perfect soundtrack for trimming the tree or dining (and dancing) around the table. Listen to this playlist on Spotify.  

  1. “The Christmas Song” — Artist: Nat King Cole
  2. “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” — Artist: Perry Como & The Fontane Sisters
  3. “This Christmas” — Artist: Donny Hathaway
  4. “Santa Baby” — Artist: Eartha Kitt
  5. “A Holly Jolly Christmas” — Artist: Burl Ives
  6. “White Christmas” — Artist: Bing Crosby
  7. “Sleigh Ride” — Artist:  Johnny Mathis
  8. “Snow” — Artist: Rosemary Clooney
  9. “I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm” — Artist: Dean Martin
  10. “We Three Kings” — Artist: Ramsey Lewis
  11. “Sleigh Ride” — Artist: Carpenters
  12. “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” — Artist: The Andrews Sisters & Bing Crosby
  13. “Winter Wonderland” — Artist: Andy Williams
  14. “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” — Artist: Brenda Lee
  15. “White Christmas” — Artist: The Drifters
  16. “Someday at Christmas” — Artist: Stevie Wonder
  17. “Silver Bells” — Artist: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
  18. “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of Year” — Artist: Harry Connick, Jr.
  19. “Snowfall” — Artist: Tony Bennett
  20. “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” — Artist: Frank Sinatra
  21. “Christmas Time Is Here from A Charlie Brown Christmas” — Artist: Vince Gauraldi Trio
  22. “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve” — Artist: Ella Fitzgerald

What song would you add to our list? Tell us here and use the subject line “Holiday Playlist.”

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Gentlemen’s Playlist

Set the mood with a playlist that takes its cue from the menswear-inspired style finds featured in Flower‘s September-October 2020 issue. Listen to this playlist on Spotify.

  1. “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore” — Artist: Duke Ellington & Louis Armstrong
  2. “You Go to My Head” — Artist: Billie Holiday
  3. “Autumn Leaves” — Artist: Nate “King” Cole
  4. “I’ve Got You Under My Skin”— Artist: Frank Sinatra
  5. “In a Sentimental Mood” — Artists: John Coltrane & Duke Ellington
  6. “The Look of Love” — Artist: Nina Simone
  7. “They Can’t Take That Away from Me” — Artists: Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
  8. “Night and Day” — Artist: Cole Porter
  9. “Misty” — Artist: Sarah Vaughan
  10. “Witchcraft”— Artist: Frank Sinatra
  11. “My Funny Valentine” — Artists: Stan Getz & J.J. Johnson­
  12. “Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye” — Artist: Julie London
  13. “Time After Time”— Artist: Frank Sinatra


Summer Blues Playlist

Color your world with a collection of tunes inspired by the cool blue market finds for your home and wardrobe featured in Flower‘s July/August 2020 issue.  Listen to this playlist on Spotify.

  1. “Ventura Highway” by America from Homecoming  (1972)
  2. “Summer Soft” by Stevie Wonder from Songs in the Key of Life (1976)
  3. “These Arms of Mine” by Otis Redding (1962)
  4. “Summer Rain” by Debra Fotheringham (2007)
  5. “Just a Song Before I Go” by Crosby, Stills and Nash from CSN (1977)
  6. “For the Summer” by Ray LaMontagne from God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise (2010)
  7. “Paint My Heart” by The Teskey Brothers from Run Home Slow (2019)
  8. “Sultans of Swing” by Dire Straits from Eastbound Train (1978)
  9. “So in to You” by the Atlanta Rhythm Section (1977)
  10. “Dog Days Are Over” by Florence + the Machine from Lungs (2008)
  11. “One of These Nights” by the Eagles from One of These Nights (1975)
  12. “Sweet Disposition” by The Temper Trap from Conditions (2008)
  13. “Where is the Love” by Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway (1972)
  14. “Wishing You Were Here” by Chicago from Chicago VII (1974)