Pet sounds

Our playlist is lounge; it’s languid, an anthem for escapism.

To reflect on our own unique brand of leisure, Watergate Bay Hotel has composed not only just an anthem, but a full playlist of tunes which you can hear around the various public spaces in the hotel and restaurants. We love our music and hope you do too, and believe that music is as important in creating an atmosphere and a mood as the soft furnishing, pictures on the wall and even the view.

Our current playlist features Feist with My Moon, My Man, so too Arcade Fire with Wasted Hours and The Velvet Underground with Sunday Morning but we are always updating it with new songs and artists and welcome any suggestions that you feel resonates with Watergate Bay.

Most recently we have added tracks from alt-J, Lykke Li, Lucy Rose and Gabrielle Aplin.

We’ve created a soundtrack for Sunday mornings and wasted hours; for a time perhaps where little is achieved but much is gained.

Featuring not background music but music to be played in the background, the playlist is a series of classic tracks that enhance rather than encumber conversation, winding-down and recuperating from outdoor adventure.

We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!






Listen to and follow our Watergate Bay playlist here.

We’d love to hear any suggestions you have for our playlist. If you have any ideas then leave a comment.

Track List

My Moon My Man / Feist / The Reminder

The High Road / Broken Bells / Broken Bells

On Melancholy Hill / Gorillaz / Plastic Beach

Breakdown / Handsome Boy Modelling School / White People

Intro / The xx / xx

Wasted Hours / Arcade Fire / The Suburbs

Video Games / Lana Del Ray / Video Games

Sunday Morning / The Velvet Underground / The Velvet Underground Story

Northern Lights / Ian Brown / Music of The Spheres

To The End (French Version) / Blur / Parklife – Special Edition

Scale It Back / DJ Shadow Little Dragon / The Less You Know, The Better

I Put A Spell On You / Shane MacGowan / I Put A Spell On You

I Follow Rivers / Lykke Li / Wounded Rhymes

Season’s Trees / Danger Mouse ft. Norah Jones / Rome

Lines / Lucy Rose / Like I Used To

Tessalate / alt-J / An Awesome Wave

Please Don’t Say You Love Me / Gabrielle Aplin / English Rain

Wonderwall / Ryan Adams / Love Is Hell

Let Them All In / I Am Kloot / Let It All In

Lay Lady Lay / Magnet / On Your Side

2 thoughts on “Pet sounds

  1. chris jones


    I have put together a playlist of 70 odd songs from my collection…. saved to a USB stick and posted today… hope you enjoy…..


    1. Watergate Bay Post author

      Thank you for sending us through your music, what a nice surprise to receive through the post!

      Each week we put together a playlist, either from the hotels selection or around a theme. Next week our playlist will be from you. I hope that is ok.

      Thanks again,



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