Top Turkish music to travel, dine, relax and dance to
Do you need a playlist to accompany your Mediterranean Blue Cruise? Or a tune to bellydance to? Or perhaps you seek a CD to play back home to reminisce about your travels in Turkey. Here's a few of my favourite CDs featuring Turkish artists and music that will give you the perfect soundtrack to travel, dine, relax and dance to. Simply click on the album cover to preview and/or download the album today via Amazon.
Easy listening chill out
Hosting a relaxing dinner party or sailing the Mediterranean? Simply play these tunes in the background and chill out to the tunes of Turkey.
Music from the regions
Ideal for the road trips through the Taurus mountains, alongside the lush forests of the Black Sea or the moonscape lands of Central Anatolia. Here's a few of my favourite CDs that celebrate the diversity of music in the country.
East meets Western classics with the Dolapdere Big Gang
Classic songs by Bob Marley, Madonna, Michael Jackson and more will transform any party into an "a la Turka" night complete with darbuka (drums), kanun and clarinet by Istanbul's Dolapdere Big Gang.
Time to shimmy?
For the novice to advanced bellydancers, here are a few Turkish bellydance albums that are likely to get you shimmying on the inside and out.
Not entirely Turkish but...
Anna RF, an Electro – Ethnic – Reggae group from the Shaharut desert, offer a range of Middle Eastern-inspired tunes - including those from Turkey. All three of their CDs are featured here, because all three have been on my playlist (and on repeat) since I first heard them in 2015.
Do you have a favourite CD to recommend to travellers of Turkey? Then email me today to add to the collection above.