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.
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:
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.
You can use these short music compositions (between 10 and 60 seconds in length for any non-commercial projects that you are working on (e.g., video, animation, presentations, etc.). Just provide a credit (Songs 1 to 14 should be credited to ‘music by longzijun’. If you use Song 15 or Song 26, however, it should be credited to Jessica Yip).
This is an anime-inspired piano instrumental with a fast middle section. Note: If you use this song in one of your projects it should be credited as “Music: ‘Untitled by Jessica Yip (from longzijun.wordpress.com)”. The MP3 and WAV file download links are on this page:
There are four different versions of this track. Each version is a different length. The last nine measures (the part with the drums are the same in each version and the cymbal crash always comes four seconds before the end):
30 seconds (this is the version in the video)
The song is based on an excerpt from my song Sonicidence (Track 27 in the Free Background Music series).
The download links (MP3 and WAV files) are on this page:
This video features 8 new tracks varying in length from 7 seconds to 34 seconds. There are two variations for each track. In most cases, the second version is slightly faster and one semitone higher. The following tracks are included:
Intro 17 (synth, with a beat) 0:34 & 0:32
Intro 18 (gentle & melodic) 0:10 & 0:09
Intro 19 (bubbly synth) 0:07.5 & 0:07
Intro 20 (aggressive: piano, guitar, war drums) 0:13 & 0:12
A one-minute soundtrack that combines electronic and orchestral sounds. This is a kind of remix of the middle part of the solo piano song featured in the video. The 60-second version can be heard at 2:54 of the video. There is also a version without drums that can be downloaded. The MP3 and WAV file download links for all three versions are on this page: