News Subscribe to our monthly newsletter The Countdown Kids reach 150k+ subscribers! Check out the official YouTube channel! Official YouTube Channel Summer with 101 Strings Our ‘Summer with 101 Strings’ playlist is perfect if you’re looking to create the mood of those warm, lazy, sunny days we all love so much. Their nostalgic tones will have you dreaming of your favourite summers past and excited for what’s to come. Listen here! Summer Moods We can't wait for the summer, so here comes a playlist full of great cover versions to get you in the mood for holidays, long nights and relaxed days on the beach. No matter whether Acoustic, Pop, Rock, Latin or Dance versions, these hit songs bring the summer to you. Listen here! Acoustic Hearts We love a good cover here at Countdown and if you’re in need of an acoustic version of a top hit then Acoustic Hearts have got you covered (shameless pun alert!). Below is just a short playlist of some of the Acoustic Hearts collection and you can also check out the rest of their tracks on Spotify. Listen here! Wellerman If you told us at this time last year a sea shanty would be in the top 5 of the UK charts in 2021 we would have told you to stay off the rum! But we love it and The McMulligans have their own version of Wellerman. This is a one-stop license and we also have the instrumental and stems available, Listen here! Music in Motion Our first playlist of 2021 features great cover hits for Runnning, Cardio, Workout, Fitness, Motivation and other energetic activities. Challenge yourself and let the music inspire you. The Countdown Team wishes you a Happy and Healthy New Year! Listen here! Around the World Whilst Covid-19 has put a stop to long exotic holidays abroad, it doesn’t mean we can’t keep dreaming of them. Our ‘Around The World’ playlist will transport you to your favourite destination and works great for any travel and region specific synch projects. Listen here! The Musicals Collection It’s Musical time – if you can't go to the Musicals these days, we bring the biggest Musical hits to you! Enjoy this selected playlist of 20 great cover versions of Musical songs and themes of the last 20 years. Make sure you ask for our complete Musical catalog that includes fine productions of Musical hits from the 1920's until today. Listen here! The Great American Songbook In the month that celebrates American Independence we take a listen to some of the nation's most celebrated music that makes up the Great American Songbook. Check out our playlist that includes many timeless standards written by music innovators such as Cole Porter, Irving Berlin and George Gershwin. Listen here! Movie Themes It’s movie time – staying home is the perfect time to enjoy great movies and listen to the right soundtrack. Here is a selected playlist of 25 instrumental movie themes capturing the sound of the cinema. Listen here! The Music of Les Baxter There are few people that can lay claim to be a founder of a musical genre but arranger and composer Les Baxter is one of those few. ‘Exotica’ was developed from Baxter's own style of easy listening in the 50’s. Listen here!