Waking up to the first fresh snow feels like a new beginning. Although the magical feeling might not last through the season, the longer you can hold onto your wonder the more you’ll enjoy the winter.

The feeling of a quiet snowfall in nature has entranced poets and songwriters throughout history. Our playlist captures this same feeling. With an instrumental focus and gentle singing, artists like Coldplay and Bon Iver make this quiet moment come alive.

Looking to spend a snowy evening in nature? Check out Winter Road Trips: Where to Go, How to Pack, and What to Know for Staying Warm on the Road.