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I Cling To Music When All Else Fails Me

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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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    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 31-35, M Apr 18, 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 22-25, F Oct 14, 2013

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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 26-30, M May 26, 2013

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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 22-25 1 Response Jun 25, 2012

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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, 2014

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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 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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    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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    Me

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

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    goodatnothing goodatnothing 18-21, F Jan 16

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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...
    HojaCaida HojaCaida 22-25, F Jun 26, 2012

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    I say up all night doing nothing but listening to cruddy music, SleepyCabin, and thinking of life while being unmotivated to do anything productive.
    mainVine mainVine 13-15, T 2 hrs ago

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    Let it be by the Beatles, for anyone who needs inspirational music ❤️
    crypticcrime crypticcrime 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Driving with My Car Radio On Almost Full Volume. Back when I was about say 7 or 8, I started to like to listen to country and western and also rock and roll music and would...
    BlueJeanedPrincess BlueJeanedPrincess 56-60, F 3 hrs ago

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    I love how song that people hear on the radio can have so much meaning and almost have a plot, and I also love all the ignorant people who are like "wait songs have meaning?"
    jasonthesnowflake jasonthesnowflake 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    What is it about Finland that gives them the ability to produce such great heavy metal bands? I used to listen to these guys all the time. Stratovarius: Black Diamond
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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    Lately my favourite songs have no words at all,just a melody accompanied by my tears.
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    There's just something so beautiful and amazing about running. The feeling I get when my feet are pounding against the sidewalk/pavement is indescribable. It's like I'm lost in my...
    ThatOneGemini ThatOneGemini 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    Whiskey, pay for your soul I said that women il' pay for your heart Well you take the bottle Now I can't tell them apart Well girls to the left of me, girls to the right I ain't...
    NotQuiteRite NotQuiteRite 51-55, M 8 hrs ago

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    Green Day - Wake Me Up When September Ends
    monicAmbrosia monicAmbrosia 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    One AD. Electronic music from 2000
    onlinejnke onlinejnke 46-50, M 9 hrs ago

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    I always listen to music when I'm upset I just get lost in the music and imagine a dance studio and by the end I'm happy as hell :)
    chelseybycroft901 chelseybycroft901 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Nothing- The script Honestly, it sucks when people don't understand you or are trying to see things from your perspective. I know I'm making the right decision for once but nobody...
    ssweetdisspositionn ssweetdisspositionn 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The band Cold is my number one go to. Never heard anyone that could make you feel their sadness so distinctively
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    sometimes its giving me hope through the lyrics...
    RachelThatsall RachelThatsall 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Without my headphones on I can hear the silence ring. the silence that should be filled with greetings or loving remarks to fill the space that is moving in and crushing me...
    Itekimasu Itekimasu 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    My fiance and I have been together for 5 years now (engaged for 1 year). I have 2 adult children (out of the house) and a teen son 17 still at home. He as one 24 year old...
    meetmeonthepier meetmeonthepier 51-55, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    http://youtu.be/qQcF5XUmSVE Hold me now. I need to feel You. Show me how to make it new again. There’s no one I can run to, And nothing I could ever do, I’m nowhere if I’m...
    NeverAsleep NeverAsleep 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Guys do you know some app (iPhone) for music that downloads freely and unlimitedly from you tube, and songs can be listened without internet connection?
    russianangel russianangel 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Blocking the world out. Letting the music in. Drowning in the thoughts that flow with the push of the lyrics.
    Elliearellano Elliearellano 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    some music are too loud and the lyrics are dark. I need it when I was stressed. instrumental music when I was memorizing and studying. country music when I feel good for no reason...
    jalanyanglurus jalanyanglurus 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    My moods range from down in the dumps to angry so I listen to a lot of hard rock, heavy metal, and alternative.
    LonesumnTx LonesumnTx 51-55, F 6 days ago

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    It's not particularly based on when I'm upset (although on most occasions it is) but usually music is my secret escape or my get away so to speak. Some songs even remind me of a...
    rachelcookie rachelcookie 16-17, F a week ago

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    I started in middle school on the tuba. When I was 15 I decided I wanted to follow in dad's footsteps and pick up a guitar. I played for the next 17 years and when I found myself...
    Rdmthoughts Rdmthoughts 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Blurryface album by Twentyonepilots
    Thequietwithin Thequietwithin 22-25, M Jul 23

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    Project 86, especially the Truthless Heroes album, and the songs "Sincerely, Ichabod" and "Off the Grid."
    jdhammer84 jdhammer84 31-35, M Jul 23

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    Evanescence and Flyleaf. <3
    GlitterFawn18 GlitterFawn18 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I've always loved music, as a young boy my Dad loved Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Elvis, Tony Bennett, people like that, my Mom loved the Beatles, Beach Boys, The Four Seasons, then...
    aerosnz aerosnz 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    Meg Myers is getting me through this. (currently 'Poison') It's weird to be happy and upset at the same time. When you have an inner battle raging inside it's like having...
    cherryxblossom cherryxblossom 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I have been married to my husband almost 20 years now.I have watched his career go full circle. My husband is visually impaired so for the last 15 years I have been in the sideline...
    1oldbandwife 1oldbandwife 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 20