The Keats-Shelley Blog

7 February 2021

Writ in Water Music Playlist 2: The Sea

Music to inspire poets and essayists entering 2021's Keats-Shelley and Young Romantics Prizes. This week's playlist theme: The Sea. Elgar, Fennesz, Debussy, Peggy Lee, Blur, John Lee Hooker and of course Jaws.


Sea Fever - Flanders and Swan

Sea Fever - Peggy Lee

Sea Fever - Bryn Terfel, John Ireland

On the Sea Shore - Bedrich Smetna

Out to Sea - John Williams

La Mer: Play of the Waves - Claude Debussy

Black Sea - Fennesz

The Sea: 1, Seascape - Frank Bridge

Sea Pictures, Op. 37: No. 1, Sea Slumber Song - Edward Elgar

La Mer - Charles Tenet

The Sea - Morcheeba

This is a Low - Blur

Deep Blue Sea - John Lee Hooker

Listen to Week 1’s Playlist, ‘Writ in Water’.

Read more about 2021’s Keats-Shelley Prize here.

For 2021’s Young Romantics Prize, click here.