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I Think Music Is My Escape

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    Music has always played a big part in my life

    ever since I was little. It's my way of escapism, indie music works best, it's my favourite type. But it's amazing how anyone can get lost in a song, even by just a few lyrics. Even just one line of the song and people get hooked. I'm that kind of people.
    teebagg teebagg 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    It Is My Escape.

    After a long day of snow being flung about, coursework due in, exam results getting returned its a stressful time leading up to christmas. When i get home i need to relax, it's they ony thing i can do. My head pounds with the stress and work i've been given and been expected to...
    violinfreak violinfreak 18-21, F Dec 21, 2009

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    My Escape

    I consider music my escape because I don't want to feel emotional pain which when I feel emotional pain it has the effect that I'm useless so when I listen to music it gets my mind off of the problem and negative effects of what other problems I have.
    deathpreventer deathpreventer 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 20, 2012

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    Music Sharing

      I've got music to help me through every situation. I've got songs that remind me of the good and bad. I'm an 18 year old guy and I have songs that make me cry. I'd love to share music with as many people as possible. Drop a comment or message me!
    zazman zazman 22-25, M Mar 24, 2013

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    Well I Don't Think, I Know!

    Music has saved me so many times. It has the power to change  your emtions. If im stressed i turn up my stereo, if im upset or angry, On goes the tunes. Dance, trance, classsical, rock, Metal, pop a different for different moods =), FOF xxx
    FragmentsOfFaith FragmentsOfFaith 18-21, F Sep 13, 2010

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    I Know It Is

     as my moods change  i change what im listening to at the moment .   right now im pissed on some guy **** and im listening to foxy brown ... Ill nana ...     music makes me feel free and i listen to everything .I can always find something to...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Jan 4, 2008

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    The only way I can escape myself,

    and all my problems is through listening and singing to music. Sadly, I'm to shy to sing while anyone's around and only do it when no one else is home. Which equates to only three times a week where I can let go.
    Radjad Radjad 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Music Helped Me In Many Ways

    Every time I listen to music, I let out quite a bit of my darker emotions. I sing along, making the people on the bus stare at me, but I don't care that much. I do try to keep it as quiet as possible, though.I also play the guitar (self-learning) and piano (some years of music...
    NotSilent NotSilent 18-21 1 Response May 19, 2013

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    My Nirvana

    everyday for me is filled with so much bullshit that when i get home i turn to the only pure form of expression left music not this slutpop **** on the radio but pure metal that shows the true emotion put into it listen to scissors by slipknot he is crying in the vocals same with...
    gorillabiskit gorillabiskit 18-21, M Oct 29, 2009

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    if im stressed out i like listening to

    depressing music. i dont know why, it just seems like it can 'be there' for me. i think it speaks to me. it matters. if it wasnt for music i wouldnt have much emotion.
    justmaddy justmaddy 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Music Is My Escape From The World!

    I used to not be into music like I am. I use to not even listen to a song a day. But that was when I was 10... Now I'm 15 and listen to music everyday. I love to listen to new music, and old music. My favorites vary by day, how I feel, rainy, sunny, etc.. I will listen to a lot...
    Johnnyboy1330 Johnnyboy1330 13-15, M Oct 5, 2013

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    When I listen to music (Ray Charles) especially

    idk it's something about his voice. But in her real music keeps my same idk what I would without it.
    browneyedgirl10 browneyedgirl10 22-25, F Apr 16

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    I Don't Think, I Know

    I know for a fact that music is my one and only escape. I can run away from the world and all my problems when I have music. Music has the power to change your mood and emotions and in a second. I escape from whatever I am feeling through music. Music is the only thing that...
    WhiteSparrow WhiteSparrow 16-17, F Dec 12, 2010

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    Skrillex Is My Therapy?

    Yesterday something set me off into a depressive mood. Funny thing is.. It wasnt suppose to be something that would do that. To most it would be minor and it should have been. But I just got so overwhelmed with it and spiraled. Then I played some Skrillex. Yeah I know skrillex...
    emokittykatt emokittykatt 18-21, F May 19, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I think music is an outlet for both positive and negative feelings. I know that in my case several songs actually saved my life. There are songs that break me every time I hear...
    RozzebellConta RozzebellConta 18-21, F Aug 5

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    To me music is my way of deleting all my negative thoughts, and recharge. I battle anxiety and depression, and I am a classically trained violinist and play 5 instruments. So...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Aug 13

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    I really don't know how I'd get through life without music. It's the only thing I have when everything else seems like it's going to hell.
    AngelEnjeru AngelEnjeru 16-17, F Aug 12

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    Eminem is the writer of, in my opinion, one of the greatest rap songs I've ever heard in my life... Not Afraid. So many rap artists have a habit of rapping about sex, drugs, and so...
    KSniper KSniper 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    You can listen to your favorite tunes and just go to place where you can be alone and happy with it.
    tmac7318 tmac7318 16-17, M Aug 12

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    Well if you're depressed and find the right songs you can kind of get disconnected from the outside world or find songs that relate to your problems and listen to it and just let...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M Jul 28

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    my favorite song is jar of hearts, wiskey lullaby,turn down for what and others but i think music is one of the best things to cheer some one up it always helps me and many others...
    paige001 paige001 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Imagine Dragons- Demons. Your eyes, they shine so bright, I wanna save that light. I can't escape this now, Unless you show me how..
    dpt202 dpt202 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    All I can say is that my life is pretty plain I like watchin' the puddles gather rain And all I can do is just pour some tea for two and speak my point of view But it's not sane...
    rehn65 rehn65 16-17, M Aug 17

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    When I'm mad, I use Music as an escape from the world. It really helps when I just need to calm down
    Jessica3545 Jessica3545 16-17, F Jul 31

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    What I payed a woman to have my kid. I really want to raise a kid, but i don't really have tolerance for women any more. I work my *** off to be the guy i am today and don't feel...
    EBestest EBestest 18-21, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Music is something gives me feel.. feel of love. i listen to all kind of music rather english musics
    blackytale blackytale 22-25, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    It takes me to another universe; the lyrics helping me escape reality, the notes and words dancing into my soul.
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F a week ago

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    The Color Morale fans have you heard their new album yet? If so, what did you think?
    TheGordman TheGordman 16-17, M 1 Response 27 mins ago

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    "The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats..."
    NobodyCanEverHearHerCall NobodyCanEverHearHerCall 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Sam smith. He is the greatest... I just love all of his music. His whole album. I've told you now & latch being my top faves. Was a bit disappointed when I found out his...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F Aug 10

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    I love this song deeply and am hoping to play it on viola, guitar, piano, and clarinet. It resonates with me. It's so beautiful, it takes me to another world. I can escape from...
    mandarin125 mandarin125 13-15, F Aug 1

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    I've always known the feeling of claustrophobia ever since I was young. When I was a young boy If I was to be say closed in cupboard for a few seconds by my big sister I would get...
    bananaman1uk bananaman1uk 26-30, M Aug 3

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    AM I THE ONLY PERSON THAT THINKS HOUSE MUSIC IS ****?? Here in the UK pretty much everyone under the age of 30 has been taken in by the ever growing house music scene. I've...
    bananaman1uk bananaman1uk 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    And then I found out how hard it is to really change. Even hell can get comfy once you've settled in. I just wanted the lonely inside me to leave. No matter how ****** you get...
    dpt202 dpt202 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I can enjoy just about any kind of music except for country. This morning I started listening to Frank Sinatra and have now switched to Korn. I'd say that's a little variation.
    SEIGUY SEIGUY 41-45, M 1 Response 48 mins ago

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    Pandora on point 😊👍👌 Relient K, Be My Escape
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    IMAGINE DRAGONS Demons When the days are cold And the cards all fold And the saints we see Are all made of gold When your dreams all fail And the ones we hail Are the worst of...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 28

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    Break The Cycle // For Today Beaten In Lips // Beartooth Pittsburgh // The Amity Affliction No Escape // Simplyd4rk Sorry You're Not A Winner // Enter Shikari Fractions...
    Katelynann30 Katelynann30 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I want to lay down in a place with a cool breeze while listening to my favorite music
    miz0217 miz0217 18-21, M Aug 11

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    Listening "Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1"Its Billboard no.1 1.Blue Swede – Hooked on a Feeling 2.Raspberries – Go All the Way 3.Norman Greenbaum &ndash...
    GodOfMischief GodOfMischief 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    You are so beautiful you are the type of girl that has the chemicals that make me fall in love - escape the fate
    DeadMist DeadMist 13-15, M Aug 18

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    Listening "Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1"Its Billboard no.11.Blue Swede – Hooked on a Feeling2.Raspberries – Go All the Way3.Norman Greenbaum &ndash...
    MarinerGuy MarinerGuy 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    There is no escape, from the slave catcher's somgs. For all of the loved ones gone, forever's not so long. And in your soul, they poked out a million holes, but you'll never let...
    Zack607 Zack607 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Ungrateful- Escape the Fate
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Creed- One Last Breath. It seems I found the road to nowhere, And I'm trying to escape..
    dpt202 dpt202 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I can't stand people who say that Dubstep, Trap, Electro etc..(i don't very much care for the term "EDM"), isn't music just because there are no traditional instruments or vocals...
    dodongo55 dodongo55 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 7

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    I'm a classically trained violinist, so loving classical music is logical. I've played since age 8 and I'm 35 now. Studied at the Conservatory of Music and I am a instrumental...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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    Although I've only been married for a year, my husband and I have been together for almost 14, we're high-school sweethearts. He's the drummer and back up vocalist of the band...
    Schmoolie Schmoolie 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was in elementary school back in the 80s. And I grew up with an aunt only 9 years older than me. So when she became a teenager, she used to make me these mixed tapes of music...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M