Soft and Relaxing Background Music: Chillout and Ambient

These songs have a laid-back, electronic feel to them. A lot of my composition fall into this chill-out category. These chillout tracks may be used for non-commercial purposes; simply provide the credit: music by longzijun,  except of course for those songs featured guests. In such cases you should credit the musician who created the work (follow the crediting guidelines on that song’s download page). For more information, you can refer to the  Terms of Use.

Free Background Music Songs

These songs tend to work quite well as background tracks because they are relatively unobtrusive with some songs bordering on ambient.

Dreams (10:40)

This is most popular song in the Background Music series so far. It works well with a wide range of videos. For MP3 and WAV file download links, go to:

Background Music 12: Dreams 

Note: A rapper that goes by the name X’es Evol’i  has used an excerpt of this as an intro in his online album. If you get a copyright claim, you should dispute it. The instructions are here: Disputing Content ID Matches on my Songs.

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Elegy (

The song was written in memory of a former student of mine who passed away from a stroke two weeks ago at the age of 21. It was a way of expressing my feelings. This is the message I posted on Facebook:

Wow…Kitty, I don’t know what to say. We’re all going to miss you. At least, during your short life (far, far too short), you were able to touch so many people in a positive way. That’s a big accomplishment that not many of us can achieve. Even the younger students here have all been talking about how wonderful you are …your smile, your liveliness, your leadership. You inspired a lot of people. In our memories, in the way you’ve changed us, you’ll always be around.

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