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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Readers recommend playlist: songs about gases, from oxygen to helium

Our reader takes a deep breath and gives life to your suggestions, with Jean Michel Jarre, Regina Spektor and Rihanna all featuring on the playlist

Here is this week’s playlist – songs picked by reader Marco den Ouden (who runs the Marconium website) from your suggestions after last week’s callout. Read more about how our weekly readers recommend series works at the end of the piece.

Gases are vital to life on Earth. And the importance of oxygen to human life is celebrated in Jean Michel Jarre’s monumental 1977 hit Oxygène Part II, which starts us off this week. From the lungs to the heart, some artists have compared oxygen to love – and vice versa. Love is Like Oxygen, sing glam-rock group the Sweet.

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by Marco den Ouden via Electronic music | The Guardian
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