(50 minute listen)
Photography: Rhona McDade, Goodrest Studios
I hear the ocean beat upon the shore outside my room. Calling me up from sleep to listen to her graceful tune. She makes me feel alive, her power more than words can say. Send shivers through my person, clears my head to face the day.
‘Mellow’ by Reef
(Sittin’ On) The Dock of The Bay. Tides. Sea Creatures. Waves. From Otis Redding to Ben Howard, the sea is an enduring muse for songwriters. We asked Ruark Audio – who make the stylish R1 bedside radios you’ll find in all of our rooms – to tap into this creative inspiration and put together a playlist that celebrates and evokes the ocean. Flowing between lush strings and ambient sounds to soulful melodies and soaring vocals, their ‘Post-Surf Playlist’ hits the spot…
We are a family-owned British company, passionate about sound and design. Our aim is to make beautiful music systems that look and sound fabulous. Products that will enhance your home and life.
Alan O'Rourke, Founder and Managing Director of Ruark Audio
Awarded the 'Best Desktop Speakers' for the 5th year running by What Hi-Fi? Ruark Audio have a passion for sound. A family owned business with a love of music our friends at Ruark understand how important materials and construction are to how a music system sounds. Design and audio going hand in hand. That's why Watergate Bay Hotel has chosen to put a Ruark in every room.