Lind-in-Edhil ❖ Elvish Songs and Poems

Texts

Recordings (YouTube)

None of these are in any Elvish language, and only a few are Tolkien-inspired. I call these Elvish songs because they are rich with the deep joy and subtle sorrow that can only come from a connection to the life and beauty of the Earth.

Progressive Rock

  • I remember the first time I heard this song. I was in high school. My parents had put the album on to introduce me to some of the music they listened to when they were my age, and this was the opening track. I thought it was kind of weird and boring until the very end, when the haunting flute comes in, and the bells... I suddenly became aware that these Genesis guys might know something, that they might have something important to say.

  • Gets good around 4m15s. No timestamp link for you though. Fast-forward yourself, as your ancestors did. Or you could just be patient. Some things are worth waiting for.

  • They probably read Lord of the Rings.

Psychedelic and Neo-Folk

Classical and Early Music

Traditional and World Music

Metal

Indie Rock

Pop

Game Soundtracks

New Age