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I Listen to Modest Mouse

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    They're Cool.

    "...All right already we'll all float on, oh don't you worry we all float on..." Oh, right. Yeah. "Black Cadillacs" "We've Got Everything" "The World at Large" "Dashboard" "Dance Hall" I don't know what those...
    ArabellaBlythe ArabellaBlythe 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2009

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     Yeah They Are a Great...

     Yeah they are a great band. I am not into them nearly as much as I was in the past but they have some awesome songs and if you have not heard them you should try them out.
    wnplw wnplw 22-25, M Apr 29, 2009

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    That Parking Lot Song

    "convenient parking" I first heard it in 1998, coming home in the morning from my night shift work. I thought it was so original. I love their new sound which is not so screamy."good news" is an awesome CD!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 28, 2009

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    Love For a Band

    The first Modest Mouse songs I heard were Dramamine, Jesus Christ Was an Only Child, and Lounge (Closing Time).  I listened to those songs all night and I was hooked.  I got all the older albums, then the newer ones.  Isaac's voice is unusual but I love it.  I...
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 2 Responses Mar 19, 2008

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    Working On Leaving The Living

    I must update this story later, but Modest Mouse is the music that has the deepest connection to me emotionally. I think there's a universal honesty in the lyrics and most of the music (especially the older stuff, of course, but I'm no new-work shunning elitist). I would be...
    BuildingNothingOutOfSomething BuildingNothingOutOfSomething 22-25 Feb 16, 2010

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    I love it. I have listened since I was a teenager to Christian rock and I am 37. Many radical Christians feel like that stuff is bad. I can see their point. They feel like since...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 21 hrs ago

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    I think I'm a good listener. Just to listen, because i'm pretty bad in giving advice lol. I just can give a hug if my friends talked to me about their problems and it works even...
    Rinkika Rinkika 22-25, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Recently, someone who has become very important to me questioned how I end relationships. I am ashamed to admit that I am a typical chick in this regard. Nothing crazy or...
    Taintedluv Taintedluv 41-45, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I'm reading Moby ****, narrated by Frank Muller. Frank died in a motorcycle accident about ten years ago and when he went, we lost a brilliant man with tremendous talent. If you...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M 7 hrs ago

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    I'm not sure but I'm pretty sure I saw a black mouse run out my room just now, I was hearing little moving around this morning when I turned of my tv. It's crazy! It's my second...
    onedayatatime01 onedayatatime01 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    Nowadays, there's so many people who think they're the bees balls. Women who flaunt their physical appearance, men who wear flashy clothes and meaningless hats. what ever happened...
    almostblue almostblue 18-21, M Sep 1

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    Like right now... Ya. Just my luck. I come across this one while eating ice cream and listening to music feeling sad. Oh the irony.
    Firtreegirl Firtreegirl 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    I may not always know what to say but I'll always listen to those who need it.
    LilMissFreak LilMissFreak 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I have had to develop good listening skills, and it has taken nearly all my life up to this point. Listening is about being totally present, being in their world while the person...
    Cpaz33 Cpaz33 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have been really upset lately. My friends, they talk on and on and I listen. But when I talk, nobody's listening. I just need someone to talk to. I don't feel comfortable talking...
    Skxo Skxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Some people listen passively... waiting to be entertained. Some people listen competitivly... fighting for every point. Some people listen uncritically... accepting...
    REInvNJ REInvNJ 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 18

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    i always like to listen other people and i am sure i am good listener. i listen them without judging them.
    berealistic811 berealistic811 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    I like to listen to a wide range of music. It varies from Swedish House Mafia to Green Day. Although I love to listen to Kiss Fm radio station. It consists of current chart music...
    RobLife RobLife 16-17, M Sep 2

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    August Alsina is my go to music .....love him hes so sensual an sexy ..hes all i listen too....him and trey songs.....smh thats another story...most of the time im all over...
    amie26 amie26 31-35, F Sep 6

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    The ScientistI've been hearing this song a lot lately. I know it's not anything extraordinary for me to state this, but I love Coldplay. I've been listening to them much more...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 8

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    One of my only escapes in this world is listening to music. Sometimes there'll be like three or four songs that I put on my iPod that ill listen to for a very long time. Right now...
    Leosbaby0311 Leosbaby0311 16-17, F Sep 9

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    i like to listen, it's the only way to learn. i don't mind being a sounding board for someone who wants to vent. i think we all need someone to just listen at times, no input...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 18

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    We all want somebody to listen to us. Sometimes people come to me and and just talk and I'm ok with that. I'm not the most wise and well traveled of persons to ask advice from, but...
    Miles222 Miles222 26-30, M Sep 1

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    Heyo its Kato and im back to listen to anyone in need of a chat for adivce or a hug or anything i can help with ^^ remember i got too large ears to listen what you have to say no...
    KatoKangaroo KatoKangaroo 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    yes i learned to speak german with english when i was born so i love the culture too. dont judge me yes i listen to deutsch heavy metal. i love the song mein land and also the song...
    Matthew224 Matthew224 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I have an imaginary boyfriend that I see when I listen to these songs. Is it ok to listen to love songs even though you've never been inlove and is an Imaginary boyfriend normal, I...
    Emmilly Emmilly 18-21 1 Response Sep 13

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    When I'm upset I listen to music as there is no other solution. I just cry..nothing turns out the way I want. Listening to music is better.....
    Jetsel Jetsel 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    When my wife left, I wanted to make sure that it was not me that ended the relationship. I went on to study psychology and have two certifications in life coaching and I completed...
    FrankK70 FrankK70 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 17

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    I am not as good as I would like to be, but I am getting better. When I catch myself, interrupting someone, I apologize and ask them to continue. I already know what I think, if I...
    Luvhugeuptop Luvhugeuptop 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 18

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    Everyone comes to me with their problems which is great because I love to listen and give good advice but I feel as though no one listens to my point of view on things or they just...
    faithdanielle faithdanielle 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 18

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    Sometimes we don't realise how powerful listening to someone can be.. It could have such a big impact on that person without you knowing it. P.s. I'm always here to listen :)
    lon12 lon12 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 21

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    I listen to the song "heaven forbid" by the fray and "you found me". I also used to listen to "how to save a life" by the same band and it helped me feel loved when I was in...
    Aepeth Aepeth 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I love listening and reading to people's stories. :) PS: I'm new to this site so I've no clue if I'm posting in the correct forum/place.
    hellotheremiss hellotheremiss 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    My friends, my loves and general acquaintances if they wanted someone to talk to i listen and tell them what i think i may to blunt, to naive but i listen to there problems and...
    smash234 smash234 18-21 6 days ago

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    As long as you're not selling a load of BS, I will listen. I may even listen if it's interesting BS.
    karlmartink karlmartink 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Poetess: In our home, our tv is there to entertain the dog while we're not home. (I'm positive the dog is addicted to daytime talk shows) However, when we get home, the tv gets...
    PaintedPoemCpl PaintedPoemCpl 36-40 1 Response Aug 30

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    I always get teased because I listen to kpop and I don't 'understand it' it's been a part of my life for 4 years and ppl can't accept that
    kellylopez kellylopez 16-17, F Aug 30

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    I try so hard to improve and envy those the most who are good listeners.
    Soozkat Soozkat 22-25, F Aug 30

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    I am a good listener first because I am actually a caring compassionate person, and secondly because my heart is always remains with you so I still emanate empathy in response to...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M Aug 30

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    I can be a good listener... Sometimes. Other times I just talk about... I don't even know
    Nad124 Nad124 13-15, M Aug 31

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    Do you know; I wonder Enrique did not know how beautifully so passionately he sang this song. I mean this song is so gripping. Every time I listen to this song I can understand...
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F Aug 31

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    I am here for anyone who needs help. I am someone who will listen to you and not ignore you.
    cloudycarnage cloudycarnage 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 31

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    I don't think that there is a single thing that can change my mood more effectively than listening to music... whatever my mood, even the darkest, there is nothing more uplifting...
    BUBBLYBOY BUBBLYBOY 56-60, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I was taught as a little girl to be quiet and listen to my elders. It means I hardly ever speak out readily on many things, which is why I think being on EP will bed good for me.
    Okeeffe Okeeffe 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I was taught as a little girl to be quiet and listen to my elders. It means I hardly ever speak out readily on many things, which is why I think being on EP will bed good for me.
    Okeeffe Okeeffe 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I was taught as a little girl to be quiet and listen to my elders. It means I hardly ever speak out readily on many things, which is why I think being on EP will be good for me.
    Okeeffe Okeeffe 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 1

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    The only Justin Timberlake song i ever really liked this is fricken awesome i never get sick of listening to this, one of my all time favorite songs
    ExtremeNext ExtremeNext 26-30, F Sep 1

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