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Music is a central theme of the In Nomine universe. Angels form into choirs. Demons into bands. Songs and resonance shape the nature of creation while dissonance and discord mark deviations from it. While I am working my way through the Duchies of hell, I need an equivalent project for the host of heaven.

In music I think I have found it.

As the Archangel of Dreams, Blandine has several options to chose from. Lullabies are an obvious choice, as are folk songs, nocturnes, and Compline prayers. There’s also a good selection of pop, rock, and metal with themes of sleep and dreams but you should try to avoid songs about nightmares, and soft-petal intentional dissonance. Newer songs may fit quite well thematically, but on the whole it is demons who prefer forming into bands.

I have placed my favorite Song for Blandine at the end of the list, but have otherwise ordered this mix by length.

Trollmors vaggvisa (Swedish Lullaby)

Morag of Dunvegan (Irish Lullaby)

Long, Long Time Ago (Pan’s Labyrinth)

Sleepwalk (Santo & Johnny)

Mr. Sandman (Chordettes)

Nuku, Nuku (Finnish Lullaby)

Goodnight Irene (Lead Belly)

Puppy Song (Harry Nilsson)

Mbube (Zulu Mbube)

Dream a Little Dream of Me (Ella Fitzgerald)

Dreams (Brandi Carlile)

Durme Durme (Sephardic Lullaby)

Nice Dream (Radiohead)

Bad Days (Flaming Lips)

Dreams (Cranberries)

Sleeping Beauty Waltz (Tchaikovsky)

Dreams About Flying (Alexi Murdoch)

Clair de Lune (Debussy)

Nunc Dimittis (Josquin de Pres)

Moonlight Sonata (Beethoven)

Hushabye Mountain (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang)