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I Cling To Music When All Else Fails Me

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    Black - Pearl Jam

    It's been almost 8 months since she left... and there still isn't a day it doesn't cross my mind. "Black" - Pearl Jam Hey... oooh... Sheets of empty canvas, untouched sheets of clay Were laid spread out before me as her body once did. All five horizons revolved around her...
    EveningCrow EveningCrow 22-25, M May 26, 2013

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    There Is Order

    An orderly approach to something is a scientific view of crossword completion. Life is a crossword. Music is the air of the solution.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F Oct 14, 2013

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    Like An Escape Rope....

    Music seems to be like an escape rope to me. This is because when i have tried everything else that i have thought possible to help me feel better the only thing that never fails me is MUSIC... I cling onto music when i need to escape from everything that is going on in my life...
    CoolRockerChic CoolRockerChic 22-25, F May 25, 2012

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    There'S Always A Sound For Any Mood.

    the mood of that song helps to calm me down from that specific mood I'm in. Like angry, heavy metal would make me calm, sadness something really mellon collie and I'm happier. thinking, something with no words, just calm peaceful music something like explosions in the sky, or...
    BlueTiger57 BlueTiger57 26-30, M Apr 18, 2013

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    Music Is My Heartbeat

    Music always best reflects and interprets how I am feeling. It is the air I breathe, the ground upon which I walk and the water from which I drink. It's inspiration is my sun, moon, and stars. I could never love another the way that I love music.
    vsethbreding vsethbreding 26-30, M May 26, 2013

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    ...........what I Would've Become!..........

    Some years ago, I really was a happy man n m also thankful 2 god that HE gave me those moments I really am............... It true that I wasn't a music guy, I used 2 be but not enough..................... after somedays my life started changing n suddenly I was like alone in the...
    initializer initializer 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 15, 2012

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    Music is everything for me,

    I could probably live without sight but I could never ever live without being able to enjoy music. When everything is going downhill in my life I lock myself into my room, turn on the music and start singing, I know I'm a terrible singer but I don't care because it helps me. I...
    kg04 kg04 22-25, M May 21

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    My Secret Place

    When i was younger music wasnt much of a big deal to me, i would listen to it but not as much as i do now. Now music is everything to me. When someone asks me whats r the things u love i always say, My family and music. Music has been there when i didnt want someone to be there...
    AngelBornInHell AngelBornInHell 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2012

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    The Only Thing I Have.

    I've been estranged and rejected by too many people in my life... music is the only thing I have now.
    lntel lntel 18-21 1 Response Jun 25, 2012

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    This Is How I Feel Tonight.....

    Meet Cliff Burton. The major rager on the four string ************ RIP
    NotLarryBubkiss NotLarryBubkiss 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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    Me

    don't always trust myself, have a need for deep intermecy!
    123coachpete 123coachpete 51-55, M Mar 21, 2013

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    Music Is The Voice Of The Soul.

    I have turned to music at some of the darkest points in my life. There are some singers that just seem to write exactly what you are thinking, like they look inside your soul and write down all the lyrics that you can't express in words. When I lost my baby girl due to...
    M3rmaid M3rmaid 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2012

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    From Sex, To Love, To Heartbreak. (a Long And True Story)

    I'm only 18 and before I met this guy I had been in love and broken badly twice. The relationships were both about a year and something long. While in my second relationship I met a guy who was a regular customer at my job. I was 17 at the time. He was significantly older than me...
    ALovelessAphrodite ALovelessAphrodite 18-21, F Dec 20, 2012

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    Music made us one. He showed me his songs.

    .. His music filled my heart with joy that never could last. Except somehow it did.
    glasslipstick1 glasslipstick1 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    Sometimes i just gotta pop in my headphones and blast PTV on. Makes me forget about everything else around me. Anyone else relate?
    candlejack21 candlejack21 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Music is my life, Music truly cares, Music comes with me, Music everywhere. -Elizabeth :)
    ElizabethRivers33 ElizabethRivers33 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel so much inside me that I keep bottled inside. My heart is full of so much sadness and pain. But when I listen to music and sing along I feel as I can but all my...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I usually put on some All Time Low or Amnesia by 5SOS.... If I get upset music usually is the best thing to turn to...
    whitmorepiper whitmorepiper 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Krypteria - Somebody Save Me I still love this band as much as evanescence got to admit lyrics and all. Intense lyrics, and good music always work fine with me "I bare my soul...
    Suxa90 Suxa90 22-25, F Jun 28

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    I think I might be musically talented
    abercrombie99 abercrombie99 13-15, M Jul 8

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    Kodaline,Ben Howard, secondhand serenade, framing hanley.. Etc etc Musics always a good release for me, especially when I'm sad, which is every ******* day tbh. But in them 3-4...
    teebagg teebagg 16-17, F Jul 13

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    Ya I'm listening to musics in my bed!! 😞
    kaiovinicius kaiovinicius 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I appreciate all music and can't ever settle on one kind. Just depends on mah moooood!
    hellerpeople hellerpeople 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    T I - No matter what 2pac - Changes Both help when I need encouragement Black Eyed Peas/ Papa Roach - Anxiety Manafest - Human Helps when I just emotionally down Manafest - Bring...
    DX2000 DX2000 22-25, M Jul 10

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    This has been my playlist for the past couple of days :( All I Ever Need-Austin Mahone All Of The Stars-Ed Sheeran Amnesia-5SOS Boom Clap-Charli XCX Come Home-One Republic...
    KelBrooks KelBrooks 13-15, F Jul 13

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    Curiosity becomes a heavy load, too heavy to hold, it'll force you to be cold.
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F Jul 5

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    ♫ I'm starting to believe it should be illegal to deceive a woman's heart
    LeelMx LeelMx 26-30, F Jul 9

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    Time for the sad playlist :(
    gummball gummball 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I bless the day I found you .....
    buybybaby buybybaby 41-45, M Jul 12

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    i've been listening to "The Civil Wars" songs recently. They are awesome!
    nyledam13 nyledam13 22-25, F Jul 13

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    I'm at the edge of the world.. Where do I go from here? Do I disappear? Edge of the world.. Should I sink or swim? Or simply disappear..
    EnigmaSings EnigmaSings 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    He Is We - Everything You Do I miss him. More than anything. I'm like an empty shell without him around. I can't keep doing this. It hurts too bad.
    BrokenPhoenixx BrokenPhoenixx 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Nihilism Is the beginning of your transformation to a Zombie !
    Violetta15 Violetta15 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I consider myself a lover of music and this leads to an element of snobbery on my part, although others are just as guilty as I. As with many aspects of my life, I don't like the...
    ForeverInDarkness22 ForeverInDarkness22 22-25, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    My MM has disrespected me one too many times. I have tried to be everything that he wanted but have lost myself. I've lost my spark, my enthusiasm for life and even sometimes my...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 13 hrs ago

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    Ever since riding in the car with my mother and listening To Neil Diamond, Willie Nelson, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and who knows what else I have always loved music. When I was...
    blowsagainsttheempire blowsagainsttheempire 41-45, M Jun 27

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    We all have a weakness But some of ours are easy to identify Look me in the eye and ask for forgiveness; We'll make a pact to never speak that word again Yes, you are my friend...
    greeneyedmomma greeneyedmomma 26-30, F Jul 2

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    Dear MUSIC, thank you for being there when nobody else was I love You. :)
    FireAndDesire FireAndDesire 18-21, F Jun 26

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    I listen to music when I first wake up for many reasons. One of them being it puts a smile on my face. Not only does it do that, it gets me motivated for the day :) Alexander...
    chandy2014 chandy2014 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    it freedom in the palm of your hand, bliss in your heart, its therapy when times get rough, its a friend you can celebrate moments with, it gets to sing, it makes you dance, it...
    cubanbarbie24 cubanbarbie24 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am assuming that the vast majority of you have already figured this out. But I just want to let you guys know that you should listen to whatever type of music you want to. You...
    MattsShadow MattsShadow 18-21, M Jul 12

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    I generally like most types music, i have tended to shy away from the really commercial stuff and look for an alternative. I have a couple of favorite sites that I like to get my...
    candywhite26 candywhite26 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    When Everyone Else Is More Comfortable Remaining Voiceless Rather Than Fighting For Humans That Have Had Their Rights Stolen. I Might Not Be The Same But Thats Not Important. No...
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Music is a great joy. I love classical music of all sorts. At the moment I'm working on 'Scenes from Childhood' by Robert Schumann. Wonderful! But I love so much of Schumann's...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F Jun 29

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    I listen to music when I'm bored when I'm stressed, happy, sad , mad , annoyed or even just plain satisfied. I even listen to music to help me sleep.
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M Jun 29

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    I have about 500 songs on my ipod, mostly movie soundtracks and Lindsay Stirling... I am not a fan of any of today's music at all. To be honest, I prefer to go on youtube and...
    ElizabethRivers33 ElizabethRivers33 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I think we all like songs that remind us awesome times.Lyrics sure are meaningful but sometimes a simple melody can bring you to a state of trance.I am repeating myself when I say...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I am trying to help introduce my boyfriend to some new music. He likes classic rock. He really loves Journey. However he also likes Aerosmith, The Beatles, Bon Jovi, and others...
    virginiamarie94 virginiamarie94 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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