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I Attach People and Memories to Music

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    Sad Moments, Mostly...

    Whether I love or hate a song is closely linked to what happened at the time I first heard the song or an event or a period in my life. I remember the first time I watched Titanic. It was Christmas Day, my mum's birthday in 1997. I didn't really understand it but I cried that...
    blackwantonheart blackwantonheart 22-25, F Aug 22, 2013

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    The Most Beautiful Thing...

    Is listening to songs and feeling them... allowing them to bring back so many sensations and memories. Giving me confidence for the future and putting me in a better  mood. Music says things to me that words cannot... I love it!
    Chazex Chazex 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2009

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    The Six Flags Song

    No not the old man dancing lol..this reminds of when I went to Six Flags as a kid...yeah it's old :D  
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 17, 2010

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    It Just Happens

    Music is such a huge part of my life (both I and so many of my friends are musically inclined) and it's almost as if I have a sound track playing for an after life's most memorable moments. Then of course I start thinking about the people who I shared those memories with and the...
    SilverLinedShadows SilverLinedShadows 22-25 1 Response Sep 21, 2009

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    Cannot Generalize It

    When Rolling Stone magazine gave their opinion on the best song ever, they chose Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone". I thought WTF? To me music is a very personal experience cuz everyone has a special memory attached to songs, so you really can't vote on the best song EVER...
    Angelly Angelly 56-60, F Nov 1, 2012

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    Opeth In The Rain

    I attach people and memories and even mindsets to music. When I listen to those songs afterwards I can relive it, feel it, become it again.Opeth takes me back to when I was still in high school. I recall sitting in the pouring rain for hours, repeatedly listening to the Damnation...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2013

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    Ultimate Rewind

    I've done this since I was a child.  In fact there are songs from the 60s and 70s that are attached to specific places in my childhood. Lately, though, I've been playing all the songs on my Nano and iTouch and whoa! - talk about unnerving.  I tend to change my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 2, 2009

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    Fun

    My taste shall be just an imesh of my dad's and various boyfriends' I've had over the years type of music! Go me!.. :|
    LeaveAndTakeMeWithYou LeaveAndTakeMeWithYou 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 14, 2008

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    Remembering

    I've done this on several occasions. I always have music with me where ever I am or where ever I go. If there is a significant event going on in my life, depending on what I'm listening to at that point in time, I almost always attach memories to particular songs. When I listen...
    lacedup77 lacedup77 26-30, M Jun 20, 2012

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    Leave By Jojo

    I used to sing songs like Leave by JoJo with "erin" substituted for you because she was a good friend of mine who I used to jest with a lot. Other songs simply remind me of people who liked them.
    learntocook learntocook 18-21 Aug 27, 2010

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    Clocks By Coldplay

    I love this song, everytime i listen to it i start thinking about all these memories good and bad and all my friends, old and new. Everything just flashes in my head and it goes along with the beat, it's like looking at a slideshow of my life. This song can make me smile, laugh...
    geminixleo geminixleo 18-21, F Sep 21, 2011

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    Sing Until Your Heart Caves In

    "Runaway" by Bruno Mars. that time when my current bestest friend opened up to me, telling me about how her boyfriend told her to listen to this song; it may not be about us but it reminds me of how beautiful and true that love was for you. "Brighter than Sunshine" by Aqualung...
    itsmylifenilioa itsmylifenilioa 16-17, F May 1, 2011

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    The Six Flags Song

    No not the old man dancing lol..this reminds of when I went to Six Flags as a kid...yeah it's old :D 
    Kittychanel Kittychanel 41-45, F Oct 9, 2012

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    Hand In Glove!

    To me, they go hand in hand, or indeed 'Hand in Glove' ;-) I have many songs that remind me of people and places, some good, many bittersweet, but music evokes feeling and emotion like nothing else.
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M 6 Responses Jul 7, 2010

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    To Use A Platitude, Music Is The Soundtrack Of My Life

    As a proud owner of an I pod, I take it everywhere. With the introduction of Pandora on my smart-phone I now am made aware of new music regularly. Sometimes the music makes itself a part of your memories. There is little better than hearing a particular song and realizing...this...
    TheEvilLeaper TheEvilLeaper 26-30, M Dec 16, 2010

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    Memory Lane

    Almost every single song on my ipod is there because it reminds me of a time past, or someone dear to me. Music is very much tied to memory for me.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Mar 20, 2010

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    Listening to Red Light Special (Gerald Halls's

    Remix) - TLC. This makes me reminisce to getting ready for my boyfriend in my old university house - those moments I used to blast music before going out to visit him. I felt so excited and confident.
    dannyjc93 dannyjc93 18-21, M Feb 12

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    I Always Have

     Even from when i was in kindergarden, i'd remember songs playing when mom would take me to school, and the music would be playing. Just different instances i would remember songs ..and i could tell u the year they came out-because of my music/time association.
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F Dec 24, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    And by music I do NOT mean songs. By music I mean, "The art of arranging sounds in time so as to produce a continuous, unified, and evocative composition, as through melody...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 14

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    Sometimes when I hear an epic or simply moving song on Pandora, Youtube, whatever, I create a scene in my head. Maybe it's something that could totally happen or a compilation of...
    astrokitty4341 astrokitty4341 22-25, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    It's been over a year since you turned your back on our friendship. Even now, I can't bring myself to resent you for the way you've treated me. I won't LET myself. When you...
    HeartlessSinner HeartlessSinner 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    Wherever we go, whatever we do, whomever we come across we tend to gather little bits and pieces of what impacts us at some level which then become our memories. The good...
    angelicsmiles angelicsmiles 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 31

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    I can't attach photos with my post...why?
    joy98 joy98 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    In my past life I used to work with my sister's husband (I was shop assistant) we did business but it was not so easy we had lots of scandals, difficult times but I don't know why...
    Stevejons Stevejons 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    The demons, oh those dear devilish little demons. they can't help it they need pain to survive. They need me to suffer so they can thrive. Those clever little creatures. They knew...
    LittleBirds0827 LittleBirds0827 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    I believe that the combination of rap music and rock and roll, such as the musical stylistics of bands such as Linkin Park, Papa Roach, Beastie Boys and RUN-D.M.C. is a lost art...
    ScrewYouSociety ScrewYouSociety 16-17, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Music ... The moment your ears connect with the sound .. The mind stops .. The eyes close.. They heart beats gently ... The body is transported with every delicate note...
    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Got myself a little hobby a week ago. I now help my father at a place called the Wreck Room, a small venue for local and international bands. I've met the most amazing people and...
    Pxppunkprincess Pxppunkprincess 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I Just Heard A Song Today That I've Kind Of Been Avoiding Trying To Hear... It Brings Back Memories Of Someone I Don't Want To Remember. The Thoughts Hurt So Bad That I Can't Help...
    Insomnia101 Insomnia101 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    I do not like when I pour too much energy into people instead of making my own life better. I do this and have done this all my life . I feel like God wants me to do this but the...
    Howtobeme Howtobeme 51-55, F Nov 20

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    Easily, one of the best songs. EVER. There are places I remember All my life though some have changed Some forever not for better Some have gone and some remain All these places...
    crazycontrolled crazycontrolled 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    I have made many gud friends.I love EP.But if anyone leaves then I feel so horrible.In real life also I get emotionally attached to people so easily.
    genuineangel genuineangel 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    Might sound weird but certain songs remind me of memories from when I was young like playing with my cousins and being at the lake which I always look forward to just something...
    MEGH0119 MEGH0119 13-15, F Nov 7

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    Ok so my college had a hockey game and I grew really attached to the hockey team and went to all their games. I was like cheering the whole game till my voice is gone but it's...
    Star0803 Star0803 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I loved school as a child. I loved the after school programs my mother placed me in. I really didn't have a childhood at home due to my mother abusive controlling boyfriend. School...
    xlyricbelle xlyricbelle 18-21, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I really want to major in music! I have no idea what cal states I want to apply to and the deadline is in 2 days ._.
    gorgeoushobo gorgeoushobo 16-17, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I love music. sometimes listening to songs whole day
    AkashMahata AkashMahata 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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    Who love rock and heavy metal music? I sure as hell know I do!
    xxMYSTERIOUSxBLOGGERxx xxMYSTERIOUSxBLOGGERxx 13-15, F 6 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I just need to zone out for awhile..........with music no problemo.
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    Music is life, it feeds my emotions. It's what determines if my day is gonna be good or not.
    dem007 dem007 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    This song never fails to cheer me up when I'm stressing. At least just a little. Don't Worry 'Bout A Thing SheDAISY Ever been misunderstood, misused, or misled Ever knocked on...
    ABitOfConversation ABitOfConversation 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    Flatbush ZOMBiES - Thugnificense Music Video (Prod. by The Architect)
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Flatbush Zombies - Palm Trees Music Video (Prod. By The Architect)
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I'm listening to music to relax and reflect on the love I share with my husband... and I can't lie it's getting me so...
    Imtoosexy42 Imtoosexy42 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have met a couple good people in my life but none as good as those I've met on EP :). Hard to find here but they're here:) I've made awesome life long friends here. Many that I'd...
    sunshinegirl76 sunshinegirl76 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I get attached so easy because I am very insecure and I hate it. It pushes people away from me but I am so alone and I want to be with someone so bad.
    marques30s marques30s 31-35, M Oct 30

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    I easily get attached to people . I get frustrated if we don't talk or spend time together. Sometimes I have to take a step back and realize that the other person has a life too...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F Nov 2

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