Beltane Playlist To Get You In The Mood for Summer’s Fire

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We’ve cooked up a piquant Beltane playlist in our YouTube cauldron to help you stoke your fire energy this summer. Unleash your creative fertility. It’s time to get wild.

This Beltane Playlist Will Get You In The Mood

Beltane, the cusp of Spring and summer, translates as “bright fire”. Back in the shadow months, winter whispered lullabies to her plant children and bid them burrow deep beneath the folds of her cloak. But that’s an old story. That’s the story of winter, and winter’s time is passed.

The sap has risen. Now the air is redolent with the scents of a world fully woke, and there is a sexual honeyed sweetness to the air.

Beltane beckons, and nature is a bitch on heat.She will not be ignored.

Spark up the embers of the eternal fire in your bones once more. In place of winter’s ashes towers summer’s phoenix flame. Let your spirit soar on its  currents and go where it will, a spark leaping from a fire.

You are welcome to use this Beltane playlist how you choose. Perhaps it will help you in your preparations for our annual May Day Magic Ritual. You will be attending, won’t you? Lovely one, it won’t be the same without you there.

It’s time for the sap to rise. It is summer, and time for the spirit to dance like no-one’s watching.

Beltane Track List

A witch’s spirit flickers with many moods, defying definition or any other confinement. This eclectic journey starts with Spellbound by Siouxsie and the Banshees, introducing us to the power of a woman who takes no shit and works her magic in a voice of smoke and shadows. We move, then, from witchcraft to BTCHCRVFT with the unbridled power of witchwoman rapper Tairrie B. And onwards…

Beltane track list:

  • Siouxsie And The Banshees – Spellbound
  • Tairrie B – BTCHCRVFT
  • Florence + The Machine – Bedroom Hymns
  • Nina Simone- I Put A Spell On You
  • Donovan – Season Of The Witch
  • Type O Negative – Be My Druidess
  • Stevie Nicks – Edge of Seventeen
  • Princess Nokia – Brujas
  • Valerie Broussard – A Little Wicked
  • Dorothy – Raise Hell
  • Tairrie B – Down As Dirt
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival – Pagan Baby
  • Clutch – Sucker for the Witch
  • Jethro Tull – Witch’s Promise
  • Kate Bush — Pull Out the Pin
  • Type O Negative – In Praise of Bacchus
  • Lauren O’Connell – House Of The Rising Sun
  • Bjork – Pagan Poetry
  • Baths – Ocean Death
  • Velvet Underground and Nico – All Tomorrow’s Parties
  • Lydia Lunch – Spooky
  • Iron & Wine – The Night Descending
  • The Lost Boys – Soundtrack – Cry Little Sister
  • Papa Mali – Sugarland
  • She Wants Revenge – Tear You Apart
  • Spacehog – The Horror
  • Jimi Hendrix – Voodoo child
  • Sa-Roc – I Am Her
  • The Doors – Wild Child
  • Love & Rockets – Haunted When The Minutes Drag
  • Husky Rescue – Deep Forest Green
  • Husky Rescue – Blueberry Tree
  • Rachel Brice & Illan Rivière – Thousand Year Forest
  • Dragonfly Tribe – Totem
  • Byron Metcalf – Heart Warriors
  • Faun – Walpurgisnacht
  • The Wicker Man – Fire Leap
  • The Wicker Man – Maypole
  • Loreena McKennitt – Beltane Fire Dance
  • S.J.Tucker – Witch’s Rune

Garland yourself with violin notes plucked from folk tracks. Swirl around your heart’s Maypole with the disturbingly light and summery tones of The Wicker Man. It’s the season of the witch, so get sexy without apology to the sounds of Donovan. And, of course, let Nina Simone put a binding spell on you that you’ll never cast off.

From Lydia Lunch to Fire & Wine, we hope you enjoy our eclectic Beltane playlist. Get in touch on Twitter or Facebook and we can add your track suggestions to the list.

Which music kindles the fire energy in YOU?

Join the May Day Magic Ritual on May 1st

Our annual May Day Magic Crowning ritual is launching this year. And you are invited to take part, wherever you are in the world.

With an easy five-minute ritual we shall all come together to anoint each other with magical May Day Crowns – even if there are thousands of miles between us. Together we will celebrate our creative fertility and our empowered nature.

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Join with us on May Day and be a part of something timeless yet new.