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I Listen to Modest Mouse

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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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    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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    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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    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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     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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    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 12 hrs ago

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    Same here, I would love to listen to what ever you have to say. I will respond with my honest opinion. So please don't be offended. You never know, you could learn something from...
    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 26-30, M 1 Response 11 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 3 days ago

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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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    My Pastor taught me how to listen. I used to have a great desire to counsel others, in fact it is what I hope to do as a career one day, but I didn't start out too well. My Pastor...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 16

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    After having lost my health, mobility, career and many other things, I look back and realize that my only contribution to this world has been that I have listened to many many...
    greycells greycells 36-40, F 9 Responses Aug 26

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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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    i always like to listen other people and i am sure i am good listener. i listen them without judging them.
    berealistic81 berealistic81 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I am a very good listener, I am actually a number one person that people come to when they need to vent. I listen and if they need advice, I am willing to do that. I have help a...
    Cassadilla1822 Cassadilla1822 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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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 a week ago

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    "Sometimes, all people need is a good listener." For some reason, this quote has really stuck with me. If you need to vent, I'll be here to listen.
    shenlong977 shenlong977 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    i LOVE oldies that's like the only thing i listen too. n I love to listen to art laboe on Sundays nights n go for a long drive with my love. I may be young but trust I know wassup...
    youngadult14 youngadult14 13-15, F Aug 18

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    Since I was in high school and started helping my friends with random issues, I loved the fact of actually 'helping' someone. Since then I started helping whoever needed help and...
    StupidM StupidM 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I feel like my inner voice is GOD. One time I was is sitting somewhere, and the voice said 'get up'. I ignored it, and then I wished I didn't. A huge dog, came running to where...
    Tez328 Tez328 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    I never liked interrupting people or trying to take control of the conversation and place my opinion forcefully on them. If someone needs to talk just to have listening friend then...
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    For some reason I had to listen to Native American music, it make me feel calm. Even when I upset or mad, all I had to plug ear phone and listen to music. It seems weird to me but...
    colonaileen colonaileen 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Felt like self harming but i listened to 5sos and now i dont want to anymore :) And i wanted to cry, but instead i smiled cause i listened to 5sos <3
    IrwinsScars IrwinsScars 13-15, F Aug 25

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    Thumbin’ Through The Past. Someone once asked me what kinds of music I liked and I replied that I could enjoy just about anything as long as it’s played and performed...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    If you need to talk, I'll listen. Anything at all.... Just don't be a ********* or something. I love hear people's problems. I lost the person I'd tell mine to, and my brother won...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M Aug 28

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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 3 days ago

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    I'm actually listening to music right now... Monster by Imagine Dragons, Nightcore'd version
    AnimeHalfBlood63 AnimeHalfBlood63 13-15, F Aug 16

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    I find depressing music peaceful. I like quiet and soft music. it's better then all this modern and beat songs like one direction and Justin Bieber and all these modern songs. I...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F Aug 16

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    I am listening to perfect by hedley I am so grateful that matt introduce this song to me. I am lovin it :)
    minyue minyue 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I just started listening to Chet Faker on repeat. Never enjoyed an entire album before. This is definitely a first.
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F Aug 16

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    Chilling on a Saturday night, listening to some Tell em' Steve Dave pod casts .......
    thedayyouwentaway thedayyouwentaway 36-40, M Aug 16

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    And if I had a comment I wouldn't post what I'm listening to instead :) Within Temptation: Shot In The DarkI’ve been left out alone like a damn criminalI’ve been...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Aug 16

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    I don't know how to categorize what I am going to say so I just placed it under I read and listen cause that's what I mostly do. Here's what I want to say: I read beautiful...
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    I want to talk to someone right now I'm bored but I am a good listener .
    teengirl018 teengirl018 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    With the gift of listening comes the gift of healing
    aj32792 aj32792 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    I'm in my car laying back in my seat listening to the rain. It's like a symphony of sounds. The rain patters softly on the windshield and then loudly on the roof. My mind was...
    enlightenyoursoul enlightenyoursoul 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    If you want someone to talk to I will listen depression is serious and people care, I am not a councillor or anything like that I am just another average person who has gone...
    curoius curoius 22-25, M Aug 16

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    I am listening to Something Real by China Anne McClain and Kelli Berglund on YouTube from the Disney movie How To Build A Better Boy starring China Ann McClain and Kelli Berglund...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Aug 17

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    I'm listening to change~~~Blind Melon!
    stakalisious stakalisious 36-40, F Aug 17

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    Listening to Que. alguien me diga by Gilberto Santa Rosa.
    zukivan zukivan 36-40, F Aug 17

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    i'm always here to listen. i might call bullsh.. if i think it exist but for the most part i think we are all here because we lack something in life we are hoping to find. i hope...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 17

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