15 of the Best Songs to Show Off Your Speakers

You’ve invested in a fantastic hi-fi system with top of the range speakers, and they look great, but how do you show off their power, versatility and depth without the perfect tune to play? We’ve selected some of the best tracks to exhibit the quality of sound emitted from your speakers, ranging from modern electronic pieces to old classics.

We’ve chosen recordings that aren’t just loud and impressive, but that deliver a well presented three dimensional and immersive soundstage. Have a read through what our expert team recommend and see how your speaker performs!

1/ Pink Floyd’s ‘Run Like Hell’

2/ Kronos Quartet, ‘Pieces of Africa’

3/ ‘Grandmama’s Blues’ by Cyrus Chestnut

4/ The soundtrack of Oscar Winning film ‘Gravity’

5/ Daft Punk, ‘Disc Wars’

6/ ‘Heavy Fuel’ by Dire Straits

7/ Livingston Taylor’s rendition of the Stevie Wonder classic ‘Isn’t she lovely?’

8/ Wachowskis’ ‘The Matrix’ soundtrack

9/ Vlatko Stefanovski & Miroslav Tadic, ‘Krushevo’

10/ ‘Stadium Arcadium’ by Red Hot Chili Peppers

11/ Chris Jones’ album ‘Roadhouses & Automobiles’ – we couldn’t pick just one track!

12/ ‘Hurt’ by Johnny Cash

13/ ‘Madness’ by Muse

14/ The soundtrack to ‘Blade Runner’

15/ ‘Antiphone blues’ by Arne Domnerus


Let us know how you get on, and if you’ve got any more recommendations, give us a shout!

If you are still looking for those perfect speakers to demo, get in touch with our team on 01753 863300, who will be happy to help.