One of my favorite things in the world has always been clamping a pair of headphones over my noggin and getting into some deep, deep listening. I love pulling apart the different pieces, listening to tracks over and over while focusing on one part at a time.

These are some of my recommendations for the best songs to get into with your headphones on. No distractions, just deep listening.

Is it headphone-worthy? That’s my only inclusion vector for these songs. Of course, headphone-worthy is in the ear of the beholder. But I hope you’ll listen and agree on these tracks.

  • Could It Be I’m Falling In Love

    Could It Be I’m Falling In Love

    Could It Be I’m Falling in Love is the perfect example of a classic Spinners song — indeed, a perfect R & B song, if you’ll allow me to go that far.

  • Circus Envy

    Circus Envy

    If I were you I’d really run from me I’d really, really wish that I were you

  • Circles


    I had never heard of Post Malone until his single, Circles.

  • Let the Good Times Roll

    Let the Good Times Roll

    “Let them brush your rock n’ roll hair…”