Our Top Fifty Favourite Sounds

According to the Telegraph newspaper, here are our 50 most loved sounds. Some, like rain against the windows, are so evocative. People laughing, leaves crunching: we have to pay more attention to the wonderful things we hear.

What’s your rating:

1.Waves against rocks
2.Rain against the windows
3.Treading on snow
4.Baby laughing
5.Birds chirping
6.Crackling open fire
7.People laughing
8.Leaves crunching beneath your feet
9.Cat purring
10.Church bells in the distance
11.Thunder
12.Wind passing through leaves of a tree
13.Piano playing
14.Owl hooting
15.Bacon sizzling
16.Sound of the sea in a conch shell
17.Pouring wine
18.Pebbles thrown into water
19.Fireworks
20.Choir singing
21.Steam train whistle
22.Popping a cork
23.Electric guitar
24.Bubble wrap popping
25.Whale calling
26.Fizzy drink poured on ice
27.People laughing/screaming on rollercoasters
28.Roar of a Ferrari engine
29.Cricket bat hitting a cricket ball
30.Bumblebee buzzing
31.Piercing foil on a new jar of coffee
32.Popping popcorn
33.Violin
34.Seagulls calling
35.Crickets
36.Fairground music
37.Formula one car engine
38.Arcade/amusement games
39.Crunch of biting an apple
40.Lawn mowers in the summer
41.Clock ticking
42.Opening of a fizzy can
43.Cockerel calling
44.Airplane taking off
45.Underground train approaching
46.Kettle boiling
47.Crowds chanting at a football match
48.Clatter of coins
49.Tea spoon clinking
50.Clapping

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