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NASA made a playlist for the Solar Eclipse

August 21, 2017

Yep, scientists definitely made this.

From the newly emergent black market for sold out “eclipse glasses” to Bonnie Tyler announce that she’ll be performing her 1983 hit “Total Eclipse of the Heart,” (and, you know, the fact that there’s a high chance you’ll experience some degree of darkness), there is no escaping today’s solar eclipse. Depending on where you’re located, you’ll either be in the path of totality or experience some degree of coverage (The Royal Astronomy Society of Canada has put together a detailed list of the best times to video the eclipse across Canada).

If you weren’t able to snag a pair of glasses, you can watch a livestream of the eclipse here .

Thankfully, NASA has thought of another mandatory element for the impending eclipse: a wicked, celestial playlist. Curated by interns at NASA, their playlist features an eclectic selection of artists to say the least. Violinist Lindsey Stirling’s contributes dubstep-infused classical strings and there’s a healthy dose of Panic! At the Disco before the playlist ends, somewhat inexplicably, with “You’re So Vain” by Carly Simon.

You can check out the full list below. It will eclipse your expectations.

“Eclipse” by Lindsey Stirling

 

“Eclipse” by LOONA/Kim Lip

“Brain Damage/Eclipse” by Pink Floyd

“Endless Night” from The Lion King Original Broadway Soundtrack

“Fly Me To The Moon” by Frank Sinatra

“Galaxies” by Owl City

“Here Comes the Sun” by The Beatles

“Hometown” by twenty one pilots

“Let The Sun Shine In”  from the Hair Original Soundtrack

“Little Star/Eclipse” by Sammy Hagar

“Northern Downpour” by Panic! At the Disco

“The Sky and the Dawn and the Sun” by Celtic Woman

“A Sky Full of Stars” by Coldplay

“The Sound of Silence” by Simon & Garfunkel

“Sun Is Gonna Shine” by Carmen Cusack

“Total Eclipse of the Heart” by Bonnie Tyler

“Touch the Sky” by Julie Fowlis (from the Brave Soundtrack)

“Under A Paper Moon” by All Time Low

“When the Day Met the Night” by Panic! At the Disco

“Why Does the Sun Shine”  by They Might Be Giants

“Why Does the Sun Really Shine?” by They Might Be Giants

“You’re So Vain” by Carly Simon

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