Best Boards of Canada Songs

The best songs made by the Scottish electronic band, Boards of Canada.

The Top Ten

1 Everything You Do is a Balloon

This is the most famous song that BoC have ever made. It was also the first I heard of them and made me a big fan of this duo. That intro is just magical, gives me indescribable feelings of nostalgia. Everything sounds like old... And the darkness of the second part is amazing, that cold atmosphere is captivating.

2 Dayvan Cowboy

This gotta be one of the best songs to listen on those days when you feel really nostalgic. It proved that BoC can also leave the synths and do music with the same essence and substance of their previous albums but trying new genres like folk. First part of this song is amazing and serves as a crescendo that leads to the second part, which is even better.

3 Roygbiv

Clearly one of the best songs of BoC. It is weird, unique and captivating, like most of his songs, but actually combining layers. Well, actually, like the title says (ROYGBIV is a common mnemonic for the colours of the rainbow), this one has different vibes mixed: it is positive and happy but dark and nostalgic at the same time. Also, I always hear this song along with "Bocuma", that is amazing as well and serves as a perfect intro.

A song so groovy that even non-BoC fans can't resist.

4 In a Beautiful Place Out In the Country

I recently discovered this song, and it's been my favorite since. I love the creepy, atmospheric tone.

5 Reach for the Dead
6 Music Is Math
7 Turquoise Hexagon Sun

It's so hard to pin down exactly how this song makes you feel, but one thing is certain: it's absolutely beautiful.

8 An Eagle in Your Mind
9 Telephasic Workshop
10 Bocuma

The Contenders

11 Aquarius

Aquarius will take you on a crazy trip. Wringing you out and replacing your fluids with harmony

"Orange! "
You gotta love it. - Slipperyjack40

12 Gyroscope
13 Dawn Chorus

This is the type of trippy stuff you'd come across on a long trip towards a distant red giant. Super bright and massive sounding, bringing out the most ethereal burst of energy. Like a star ready to unleash everything in a supernova - cjWriter1997

14 Peacock Tail
15 Corsair
16 New Seeds

Pure Boards of Canada in every respect. A retrospective and nostalgic track that effortlessly drones from one section to another, revealing complex layers of textured melodies. Beautiful and morose in equal measure. My favourite track from my favourite of their 4 albums

17 Happy Cycling
18 Julie and Candy

Deserves to be in the top 5 I feel

19 Seven Forty Seven
20 Alpha and Omega
21 1969
22 Kid for Today

This genuinely means something to me in my life.

23 Sundown
24 Nothing Is Real
25 Sick Times
26 Jacquard Causeway
27 Split Your Infinities
28 Pete Standing Alone
29 Twoism
30 Basefree
31 Rue the Whirl
32 Farewell Fire
33 Under the Coke Sign

By far their most underrated song. Mysterious vibes of melancholy and nostalgia garnish this simple yet emotional song.

34 Hey Saturday Sun
35 Satellite Anthem Icarus
36 Sunshine Recorder
37 You Could Feel the Sky
38 Chromakey Dreamcoat
39 Left Side Drive
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Top Remixes

1. Everything You Do is a Balloon
2. In a Beautiful Place Out In the Country
3. Music Is Math
1. Dayvan Cowboy
2. Everything You Do is a Balloon
3. Reach for the Dead


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