I’ve been trying to write a blog post on music for years. If you had access to my WordPress account, you’d see 10 drafts. But I have yet been able to articulate and summarize my thoughts without going into too much detail. So here’s a small part of that attempt to articulate..
As you go through various stages in life, and assuming you listen to music, you find that inevitably a soundtrack starts forming which represents a part of your life. How often does an old song play where it brings you right back to a certain moment in life? You then start having flashbacks of the incredible (or painful) moments?
That’s what I love about music. I love that it has the ability to engulf us in its melodies, rhymes and beats. I love that it has multiple layers that can be dissected, explored and interpreted in various ways. I LOVE that it can be used to turn a situation around, like when you need a good start at work, or when we need to dance, be carefree and insanely silly.
I love that music is universal, that we all have our own preferences, and that it’s possible to find a type of genre that appeals to us in various situations.
Having been in New Hampshire for four months and counting, the soundtrack of my time here is forming….