Welcome again to Takeover Tuesday, the place every week, Billboard faucets chart-topping artists and tastemakers to compile their very personal playlist unique to Billboard's Spotify account. We give the artists free rein to base the listing on no matter topic they select. The solely rule? Make it as artistic and distinctive to them as attainable.
With ethereal guitars and a country tone, Barns Courtney makes the proper form of music for a stroll within the park. Fittingly, the London-based singer loves strolling round his neighborhood, notably at evening to stargaze. So as he made his Takeover Tuesday playlist, Courtney had his fellow nighttime lovers in thoughts, whom he calls "Moon Drifters."
"I pay attention to those tunes once I’m wandering the town late at evening," Courtney says in an announcement. "Whimsical, wistful songs for moonlight lovers and starry eyed dreamers."
Courtney shouts out a number of ambient pop artists in his 13-song playlist, together with Billie Eilish, Cigarettes After Sex and The Libertines. He additionally provides some ethereal instrumental tracks to the combo, comparable to Alex Kozobolis' “I Promise,” dné's “Asos Model Crush” and Masakatsu Takagi's “Oyoste Aina.”
Some of the titles are even night-inspired, like Beach House's "Space Song," Sophie Hutchings' "By Night," and even a observe by Audrey Hepburn, "Moon River" from the enduring movie Breakfast at Tiffany's.
Courtney is currenly on tour with The Kooks, then shall be becoming a member of Elle King for her North American trek -- so you might catch him jamming to those tunes in a metropolis close to you.
Whether you're taking a late-night stroll your self otherwise you're simply searching for some chill vibes, spin Barns Courtney's Takeover Tuesday playlist under.