Music is such a powerful thing. I firmly believe that it is the closest thing we have to a time machine in our world. If you don’t know what I mean, listen to a song that holds some special meaning, and it can immediately take you back to a certain place and time. If you close your eyes, I bet you that you can see things so clearly…music can take us back…make us feel young again…remind us of better, and worse, times.
Music is powerful because it is a casting of emotions, bundled together. And I’ve said it many times before, but there is a distinct feeling, pleasurable to some degree I suppose, when a song hits on exactly the way you feel at a certain point in time.
Perhaps it’s because it reminds you that you’re not alone…that someone else, at some point, felt exactly what you feel now. In this big crazy world, I suppose there is solace to be found when you know, quantifiably know that you’re not alone. Sometimes, that’s huge. Continue reading