Music to cook by in August is all about the beach, the sea (blue….), and just lazing around in general.

So, feeling lazy? Just buy the album Beyond the Sea – a compilation which includes such greats as Nina Simone, Dean Martin, Sarah Vaughan, and Ella Fitzgerald.

Otherwise here are some other suggestions as well as Madeleine Peyroux singing Blue Alert:


artist/composersong/albumwhat’s it like?buy it
The kinkssunny afternoon



Kevin klineLa meryoutubeamazon
The beach boysAnd then I kissed heryoutubeamazon
Beach HouseBeach House youtubeamazon
Corrine Bailey RaeThe seayoutubeamazon
Acker BilkStranger on the shoreyoutubeamazon
Rimsky KorsakovThe sea and Sinbad’s shipyoutubeamazon
HandelWater musicyoutubeamazon
DebussyLa Meryoutubeamazon


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