Documentary and Storytelling

A handpicked collection of royalty free documentary background music chosen for its powerful and emotional themes to compliment visual media with a story. Our music for documentaries offers a wide range of music to convey emotion, communicate a message and tell a story.

Dark, eerie and foreboding theme with a sense of tension and suspense.

Mood/Themes:
Pensive,
Keywords:
Suspense,
Genres:
Dark and Horror,

Included in this pack:

Creepy, spooky and eerie theme with an underlying sense of tension and suspense.

Mood/Themes:
Pensive,
Keywords:
Suspense,
Genres:
Dark and Horror,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Approaching Nightmares 30
  • Play Approaching Nightmares 60
  • Play Approaching Nightmares Sting 01
  • Play Approaching Nightmares Sting 02

Included in this pack:

  • Play Softly Spoken 30 Edit 01
  • Play Softly Spoken 30 Edit 02
  • Play Softly Spoken 60 Edit 01
  • Play Softly Spoken 60 Edit 02
  • Play Softly Spoken Sting 01
  • Play Softly Spoken Sting 02
  • Play Softly Spoken Underscore
  • Play Softly Spoken Loop 01
  • Play Softly Spoken Loop 02

Cinematic, moody and reflective piano piece very similar to the Thomas Newman score from American Beauty. Thoughtful, emotional and poignant.

Mood/Themes:
Reflective Ideas, Human/Emotions, Reflective/Melancholy, Funerals, Remembrance, Mourning and Memorial Services, Special Moments,
Keywords:
Compassionate, Emotional, Gentle, Hopeful, Sentimental, Sincere, Subtle, Thoughtful, Touching,
Genres:
Melancholy,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Is This Hope 30
  • Play Is This Hope 60
  • Play Is This Hope Sting 01
  • Play Is This Hope Sting 02
  • Play Is This Hope Loop 01
  • Play Is This Hope Loop 02
  • Play Is This Hope Loop 03

Happy and playful Gypsy Jazz tune with a 'Hot Club de France' style sound.

Mood/Themes:
Quirky, Comedy and Fun, Food,
Keywords:
Genres:
Acoustic Guitar,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Two Friends 30
  • Play Two Friends 60
  • Play Two Friends Loop 01
  • Play Two Friends Loop 02

Laid back, easy going blues and country style acoustic track with a relaxed mood.

Mood/Themes:
Acoustic - Reflective,
Keywords:
Laid Back, Relaxing,
Genres:
Bluegrass,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Still In Love 30
  • Play Still In Love 60
  • Play Still In Love Loop 01
  • Play Still In Love Loop 02
  • Play Still In Love Loop 03

Happy, playful Jazzy tune with an upbeat, cheerful vibe.

Mood/Themes:
Quirky, Comedy and Fun, Food,
Keywords:
Genres:
Soft Jazz,

Included in this pack:

  • Play No Takeaways 30
  • Play No Takeaways 60
  • Play No Takeaways Loop 01
  • Play No Takeaways Loop 02
  • Play No Takeaways Loop 03

Fast, happy and bouncy Gypsy Jazz track with a joyful, playful and excited feel.

Mood/Themes:
Quirky, Comedy and Fun,
Keywords:
Bouncy,
Genres:
Acoustic Guitar,

Included in this pack:

  • Play It Feels Like Love To Me 30
  • Play It Feels Like Love To Me 60
  • Play It Feels Like Love To Me Loop 01
  • Play It Feels Like Love To Me Loop 02

Happy, playful Gypsy Jazz style tune similar to 'Hot Club de France' Jazz.

Mood/Themes:
Acoustic - Reflective,
Keywords:
Laid Back,
Genres:
Easy Listening, Soft Jazz,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Home Sweet Home 30
  • Play Home Sweet Home 60
  • Play Home Sweet Home Loop 01
  • Play Home Sweet Home Loop 02

Uptempo, positive and happy acoustic guitar track with a pleasant and homely sound.

Mood/Themes:
Acoustic - Reflective,
Keywords:
Laid Back, Pleasant,
Genres:
Easy Listening,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Home Again Loop 01
  • Play Home Again Loop 02

Piano led theme with inspirational guitar and strings. Motivational, optimistic and friendly. Loosely based on Viva La Vida by Coldplay. Also available with choir vocal sample.

Mood/Themes:
Aspirational, Inspirational, Epic Landscapes, Good Times,
Keywords:
Motivational, Optimistic, Uplifting,
Genres:
Pop,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Free World Trailer 30
  • Play Free World Trailer 60
  • Play Free World Trailer With Choir 60

Included in this pack:

  • Play Climb To The Top 30
  • Play Climb To The Top 60
  • Play Climb To The Top Underscore

Tender, reflective, melancholy piano track featuring haunting strings which builds into a more positive theme half way through. Cinematic and thought-provoking.

Mood/Themes:
Creative Thinking, Inspirational, Epic Landscapes, Powerful and Stirring, Soaring and Inspiring,
Keywords:
Drama, Stirring,
Genres:

Included in this pack:

  • Play Symphonic Air 30
  • Play Symphonic Air 60

Reflective, quiet and dreamy piano theme. Features atmospheric synths which give the track an aspirational and encouraging feel.

Mood/Themes:
Reflective Ideas, Ambient Backgrounds, Human/Emotions, Narrative/Storytelling, Reflective/Melancholy, Inspired Piano Atmos,
Keywords:
Delicate, Emotional, Gentle, Piano, Sentimental, Slow, Thoughtful,
Genres:

Included in this pack:

  • Play The Gentle Heart 30 (Underscore)
  • Play The Gentle Heart 30
  • Play The Gentle Heart 60

Building, mysterious track with featuring haunting vocal samples. Atmospheric, dramatic and gripping, yet mellow. Has a similar feel to Tubular Bells by Mike Oakfield.

Mood/Themes:
Reflective Ideas, Pensive,
Keywords:
Suspense, Urgency,
Genres:
Tension and Suspense,

Included in this pack:

  • Play The Ends Of The Earth 30
  • Play The Ends Of The Earth 60

Inspiring piano, string and guitars soaring and building into uplifting and inspiring climax.

Mood/Themes:
Corporate, On Hold Music, Human/Emotions, Powerful and Stirring, Soaring and Inspiring,
Keywords:
Drama, Emotional, Motivational, Sentimental, Soaring, Thoughtful, Uplifting,
Genres:

Included in this pack:

  • Play Who Dares Wins 30
  • Play Who Dares Wins 60
  • Play Who Dares Wins Underscore 01
  • Play Who Dares Wins Underscore 02

Keyboard Shortcuts

  • SpacePlay / Pause
  • Left arrowSkip back
  • Right arrowSkip forwards
  • Up arrowPrevious track
  • Down arrowNext track
  • AAdd to basket
  • FAdd to favourite
  • PAdd to playlist

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