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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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    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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    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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    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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    I thought I let my fiancé tell this in a guy's perspective. We had this conversation after witnessing young girls, probably only 16 years old, walking around our neighbourhood...
    EllaAfter EllaAfter 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    One night I was in the garage work in on the car and my ex drives her car in closes the door, it was about -30 degres out side ! My ex suddenly says , Oh gross!, there's a mouse in...
    eddiesolds eddiesolds 51-55, M Jul 4

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    Okay so I am 15 and in high school so I walk along the halls and I see a girl wearing shorts that show the bottom of her butt I shake my head in disappointment, then I see a girl...
    manzivino93 manzivino93 13-15, M Jun 24

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    Last Flowers - Radiohead This is the first Radiohead song I remember hearing. I believe it was in late 2011 or early 2012 I was going to watch "Requiem For a Dream" (which is one...
    Ridiculousity Ridiculousity 18-21 1 Response Jun 28

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    Everyone deserves to have someone listen to them. I didn't always think like that though, I used to be one of those annoying people who would try to give you unsolicited advice...
    thejc thejc 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I'm a great listener. I've always done it with everyone else, so why not utilize this skill and just listen to people who just want to rant or something? So I leave this open. I...
    shadowsrain13 shadowsrain13 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    I always thought that I was a good listener, especially since I was, and still am, the go to person for my friends when they have problems. However i really learned the value of...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    I believe that I'm an excellent listener. I'm approached on many occasions by friends and family who seek me out to listen to their tales. I'm perfectly fine with it. Even if all I...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    The more I talk, the more I say, the less people listen. I can sit perfectly still all day and never make a peep and everyone wants to know what is wrong, (or at least the best...
    Momma1985 Momma1985 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I haven't listened to them in ages but today I got bored doing my maths homework so I just decided to listen to their music again, I have no idea why I stopped listening to them, I...
    Melonfriends Melonfriends 13-15, F Jun 24

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    I love listening to music from the 1950s to the 1980s. I listen to Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Fats Domino, AC/DC, Queen, KISS. Just to name a few, this was the...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I've listened and watched, most of my life. That's how I know I'm a good listener, all I do is listen.
    WeWereNeverAlive WeWereNeverAlive 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Not that it's a problem, it's just, sometimes I think what it'd be like if I didn't have such a wide range of likes for music, like, I was more particular of what I listened to. I...
    TheAudio TheAudio 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 29

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    Listening to A.K.A. Jennifer Lopez new album. Has some really good songs on it. Take a listen if you get a chance. Spotify will let you listen to the whole album.
    Iyaha Iyaha 56-60, F Jun 30

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    Knowing someone is a gift. The rich vision of our thoughts, their present day concerns and joys. If you listened, what would you hear? I am guilty of not listening. Because...
    sunny3875 sunny3875 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I'm a great listener. I have been through HELL and I'm willing to listen. You can talk to me for 7 hours. And I'll listen
    Littleshyemo123 Littleshyemo123 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 6

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    I always been one to listen to my friends when they needed advice a shoulder to cry on in School they called me Ann Landers I was always giving advice. Anyone I am here to Listen...
    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F Jul 11

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    I have always been an observer and a bit of an introvert. I love to listen and learn more about the people I come in contact with. If you need a listening ear, I'm your guy :)
    myguitarisbusted myguitarisbusted 41-45, M Jun 24

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    Step In The name of love. Is what I'm listening to. What are you listening too?
    ILYmykakis ILYmykakis 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I sit in front of people watching them speak, trying to hold eye contact, wondering if they are thinking how odd I am, pondering what they are saying and why, for the life of me, I...
    Teab Teab 41-45, M Jun 26

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    I can listen to The Diary of Jane on repeat for days without getting tired of it.It's just such an amazing song.In fact I'm listening to it while writing this.
    forgiveyouforgetyoutheend forgiveyouforgetyoutheend 13-15, F Jun 27

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    I can listen really well to people's stories and problems, but the difficult part for me is when it comes to giving advice. Sometimes its hard to know what to do in touchy...
    SabrinaB27 SabrinaB27 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 27

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    Huh? What are you saying? Just kidding. I have been told that I'm a good listener so I'm willing to listen to just about anybody talking about just about anything. If there's...
    gingershuman gingershuman 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I am a person centred counsellor, so I hope I am a good listener, but even more than that, even before I qualified I was always, and still am, the person my friends turn to for a...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F 5 Responses Jun 29

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    I remember how I really hate Kpop when I was in high school. Well I don't really hate it but when listened to some girls that talked about SuJu, SNSD, and stuff, I'll just think...
    CloversMoon CloversMoon 22-25, F Jul 3

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    I talk a lot but I am always willing to listen. If you want advice I can give you that, but if just want someone to listen and not judge I can do that too
    classytami classytami 18-21, F Jul 3

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    I love all kinds of music! I listen to a lot if international music- Arabic, middle eastern Indian, Serbian, Turkish, Jewish, Greek, Chinese, Japanese, etc, world music, etc...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Jul 5

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    I was preparing food to eat in the kitchen and I was so shocked. I heard a song I had heard before on the music channel Sonic Tap: Be-Tween on Direct TV before I switched to...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jul 5

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    I find myself always wanting to listen instead of talking. I learned I can find out so much more when I just sit back n listen.
    nikkiroxx nikkiroxx 18-21, F Jul 5

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    “There's a lot of difference between listening and hearing.”― G.K. ChestertonI'm a good listener :) 
    paradox14 paradox14 31-35, M Jul 6

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    People need or like to talk. I talk too little but I can listen for hours if you really need to talk or just pretend to listen if you simply like to talk.
    subbietiger subbietiger 41-45, M Jul 7

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    Honestly. I basically listen to music as soon as I wake up, until I go to sleep. I love going to that "Who is this musician and why isn't he/she known?!" Side of YouTube. I have no...
    arandomleprechaun arandomleprechaun 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    I really think so. I have always been able to sit and listen to someone. Not wanting to just interrupt and talk over them but really listen to what they have to say without being...
    GabbyGabbers GabbyGabbers 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    While watching AMVs I found Blow me away (obviously from Bionicle) and Had Enough. The former took me awhile to enjoy, the latter became one of my favorite songs to listen to...
    DX2000 DX2000 22-25, M Jul 10

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    M83-Wait. I am OBSESSED WITH THIS SONG AND YOU ALL HAVE TO LISTEN IT RIGHT NOW. Yeah. Like right now. Why are you still reading this?!?! Look it up! And listen to it all the...
    misfitmily6091 misfitmily6091 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Not only do I listen to QOTSA, but at this very moment I am listening to QOTSA. They're fn amazing.
    AtJonesin AtJonesin 18-21, M Jul 12

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    I am listening to one of my all-time favorite songs by Miley Cyrus. She sings this song with her dad Billy Ray Cyrus. Love That Lets Go is a powerful song about parents and kids...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    There are songs which capture your heart,the ones you can do nothing but keep listening feeling there is more to it.... ....it could be the lyrics...that holds you spellbound...
    booklover4ever booklover4ever 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I like to listen to all types of music, but is there a certain song that you just cannot stand listening to? At the moment, I really cannot stand Problem by Ariana Grande. It's...
    blazeee blazeee 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've been trained as an amateur councillor at school and am part of an anonymous group that listens to people and their problems, so if anyone needs to talk to anyone, I'm here to...
    water202 water202 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    even music that i dont understand the language and end up looking for translation on the song. hehehe... ive been listening to Indian soundtrack from movies and then listening to...
    suziewuzie suziewuzie 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I want is to listen to someone & know everything there is to know about them but the only problem is I want them to want the same thing with me. Having a hard time finding that...
    1lostsinner2 1lostsinner2 18-21, F 2 days ago

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