Songlines Spring Offers - Save 20% with code SON419 and receive a free gift!

Your essential guide to the best music from around the world.

Songlines is the definitive magazine for world music – music that has its roots in all parts of the globe, from Mali to Mexico, India to Iraq. Whether this music is defined as traditional, contemporary, folk or fusion, Songlines is the only publication to truly represent and embrace it.

However, Songlines is not just about music, but about how the music fits into the landscape; it’s about politics, history and identity, and the artists who incite change through their music. Through its extensive articles and reviews, Songlines is your essential guide to an extraordinary world of music and culture, whether you are starting on your journey of discovery or are already a seasoned fan.

Simply use code SON419 when ordering any one of our fantastic three subscription packages, and you’ll receive a 20% discount!
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Subscribe to Songlines for a year and receive a complimentary copy of the highly acclaimed double album 'David Attenborough: My Field Recordings from Across the Planet' featuring over 50 recordings of musicians made by Attenborough while he filmed the iconic BBC series Zoo Quest, between 1954-63.


The album also includes a 52-page booklet which draws on Attenborough’s experiences during the recordings, combined with stunning original photographs of the young Attenborough and musicians.



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