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1. Montreux, Switzerland – “Smoke on the Water” by Deep Purple

Musicians draw inspiration from all sorts of sources – people, experiences, events – but some of our favourite songs of all time are inspired by beautiful (and not so beautiful) places around the world.

From “Mr. Blue Sky” by Electric Light Orchestra to “Castle on the Hill” by Ed Sheeran, join us as we tour the globe to see the incredible locations that led to some of the greatest songs ever made.

Scroll through the gallery above to see them all and tell us in the comments, how many have you visited?