10 songs about our love for mountains

10 musicians sing their passion for one of the most fascinating habitats in the world: music and mountains, the highest of couplings.

Mountains cover a third of the Earth’s land mass and they have a fundamental role in human development. On 11 December we celebrate International Mountain Day, established by the United Nations in 2002. The day aims to increase on the importance of mountains for the health of the planet and wellbeing of billions of people. This is why we chose to celebrate the Earth’s summits with a playlist on mountains.

Read more: 11 December is International Mountain Day

Townes Van Zandt – My Proud Mountains

Loretta Lynn – High On A Mountain Top

Fleet Foxes – Blue Ridge Mountains

Vangelis e Stina Nordenstam – Ask The Mountains


Gustavo Santaolalla – The Wings


Fleetwood Mac – Landslide


U2 – One Tree Hill

S Carey – Glass/Film


Bjork – Joga

Jerry Garcia – The Mountain Song

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