Welcome to our September picks for Background Beats—a monthly, thematic playlist of all things fandom. Whether you want to actively listen or throw these on in the background, we hope you discover music of both past and present that you’ll love.
This September is plum full of Lord of the Rings inspired media. Between the highly anticipated release of The Rings of Power, The Lord of the Rings: Gollum game coming out, and Hobbit Day on September 22, there’s many reasons to celebrate J. R. R. Tolkien this month. Grab your air guitar and get to rockin' because we’ve created a playlist for you full of songs inspired by Tolkien and his works!