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Get To Experience Istanbul In Songs

As a city that holds so much culture and history inside its texture, Istanbul has a sweet sound which some artists just can’t avoid. Many Turkish artists have written songs about Istanbul. Some of them try to explain the beauty of the city, some of them try to express what the city represents for them and some of them explain the rush in this city. But every song has its own little Istanbul inside it, these songs are what we see and experience in this city.

There are also songs which contain a small part of this city’s soul, which has been seen by a foreigners eyes. You can find a list of these songs below. Hope you enjoy our Istanbul playlist.

1- Brooklyn Funk Essentials – Istanbul Twilight

2- The Four Lads – Istanbul (not Constantinople)

3- Loreena McKennitt – The Gates of Istanbul

4- Tom Waits – Telephone Call From Istanbul

5- Morrissey – Istanbul

6- RJD2 – 1976

7- Lucid Dreams – Franz Ferdinand