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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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    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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    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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    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 think that is one of the things that most attracted me to my wife 30 years ago, she was 16 and one of the most attractive girls I had ever seen, she just dressed in a pretty...
    mistermisery mistermisery 41-45, M Oct 2

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    It's freaking me out. Crazy lyrics, haunting vibe, what's it all about? Don't answer that. The myriad choices of his fate Set themselves out upon a plate For him to choose What...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Oct 1

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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 Sep 30

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    I can listen to this song over and over and not get annoyed of tired of hearing it -------> Lost It All by Black Veil Brides, listen to it and see if you can relate to it :D if you...
    liveshadow90 liveshadow90 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I try to tell someone how i feel, but they start to talk about themselves. That's okay, i can listen. I always listen to other people, because i like to listen. But when it comes...
    callmecat99 callmecat99 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I am pretty much obsessed with Audible.com. I have over 60 audio books and I listen to them more than I do music. In fact, I prefer them to music. One of my favorite narrators is...
    MarredMind MarredMind 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Talk only if you have something to sayListening is an art which am developing since quite some decades. I try my best to not only listen with my ears but also use my sense of sight...
    kuveeraa kuveeraa 36-40 5 days ago

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    I do not typically enjoy small talk, but my listening skills paid off handsomely during my Social Work. Meeting with a vast array of personality disordered-types taught me a...
    JoeGogg JoeGogg 36-40, M 4 Responses Oct 8

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    I like talking but I also love to listen, I think its the hardest thing to do as a human. Most people are usually far too busy talking in order to listen. I will listen to you, I...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    I've always been a really good listener and helper for as long as I remember! It's one of those things about me and i feel as if i was born to do it it's natural!Back at school i...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Oct 11

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    Yes its very important because if someone is trying to share an important thing with you and if you keep interrupting in between than it annoys them and mainly one should always...
    Ashley99906 Ashley99906 18-21, M Oct 14

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    i am a social worker who is working in school , working with students who are 6 years old to 15 years old , studied social work at university so i consider myself really good...
    newlife30 newlife30 26-30, M Oct 17

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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 Sep 26

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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 Sep 30

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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...
    Artvg Artvg 41-45, F Sep 30

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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 Sep 30

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    Though what i say may not be important and when im ****** up it may be slurred and when im sad it may be broken by sobsand wheni want to die it may be cold but if you can hear what...
    tylerkleewilliams tylerkleewilliams 18-21, M Oct 1

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    Right now this is my jam!! i love this song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFy--HL-XTM Slash- The Dissident Listen to it! NOW! Hurry!.. R u listening to it yet?! Come on...
    HojaCaida HojaCaida 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    I recall in high school when people in my class have heart aches or heartbreaks I am am one of the few who listens to the problems of high school sweethearts bad romance. Maybe it...
    BigRalphie74 BigRalphie74 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    I may not be the greatest at giving advice but I sure as hell am a good listener. No matter whether it's a problem or whether you just want to talk about yourself go ahead I'm all...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F Oct 3

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    If I spend a long amount of time without listening to music, everything feels off balance and nothing feels real... but when I turn on Brand New and just listen... everything comes...
    MarissaDreams MarissaDreams 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    Sure do! Nothing better than listening to something that's relating to you at the time. Like who wants to listen to love songs if you just got dumped or something lol.
    davidlee2014 davidlee2014 16-17, M Oct 4

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    When I'm feeling mellow I listen to Kygo, when I'm feeling energetic I listen to dirty house.
    Suada117 Suada117 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    If anyone needs to talk, I will listen. I have personal experience with anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts, so if you need someone to listen to you and not tell you to...
    CassidyRose4905 CassidyRose4905 18-21, F Oct 5

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    My sister and I were both obsessed with the smiths (she was 20) but tragically she died in the summer of last year and several smiths songs were played at her funeral of which now...
    o11yw3bb o11yw3bb 13-15, M Oct 6

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    I listen to creepypasta every night. For some odd reason, I sleep better once I've listened to Creepypasta. I even read creepypasta at night. Nothing happens
    Spirittamer Spirittamer 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I feel, I hear the whispers when my mind is silent and other feel free to express myself without judgement. Do you see yourself in all? I listen yet I struggle with my greed of...
    LightYagami LightYagami 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 9

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    I am a good listener and love talking with people, old and new. I talk to everyone, but I also listen. If you need or want a chat, feel free to say hello.
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M Oct 9

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    Once I listen to an album that's pretty much all I listen to for a couple months
    Rosebox Rosebox 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    I just hate when I try to give advice and the other person just won't listen. I give advice about their health, about their wellbeing, about being more responsible and not put...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F Oct 17

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    I stopped a very drunk old friend from making me his one night stand booty call. He's my neighbor and he skated to my place one very late night. Apparently he had just broken off...
    holdmahchipsss holdmahchipsss 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Music is like the only thing many people can express their feelings. When ur happy u listen to the beat, but when ur sad u listen to the lyrics n clearly u hear them n it explains...
    Chipmunk1023 Chipmunk1023 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Yep that's what I've been doing the past couple of days, almost all days its been 'studio by schoolboy q... I take breaks or listen to a few different songs within the time Anyway...
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I could listen to this song all day everyday. Oldies music puts me in a cheerful mood... Love this! The Ronettes - "Be My Baby" http://youtu.be/2g_FD_sYazk
    NeelraDorianGray NeelraDorianGray 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 26

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    Man i listen to music to much *i wonder why* but it is the weird stuff I'm into so my mom kind of thinks im weird
    Kitry Kitry 13-15, F Sep 26

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    Wavves , who listens to other people music posts? I do not. Yay, mew experiences for those that do.
    CaseyLeCuteUn CaseyLeCuteUn 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 27

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    Ok, maybe when we kissed for the first time this song was on but when I listen to it now... I don't feel anything. Like, it doesn't trigger memories from you. It just gives me...
    LadyWhatever LadyWhatever 18-21, F Sep 27

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    I'm faaaaaar from perfect but I love trying to help others and giving logical, sensitive advice. I do it both to help others, and to be honest, to help myself. If you want an...
    LifeTheCageDeathTheKey LifeTheCageDeathTheKey 18-21, M Sep 27

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    I like to help others, I'm not a judgmental person at all, so I can help others with their problems and listen if they need it ^^
    DustAngel DustAngel 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    That's me My ears start to hurt now listening to music
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    OMG ! I have a little obsession with Ed Sheeran and I can't stop listening his song "The A Team''
    TroubleMarker TroubleMarker 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    pandora you piece of shite I'm tired of your commercials which are becoming more frequent and I'm just going to drop you and listen to someone else. I used to like you but now that...
    Mittons Mittons 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 28

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