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    TobyMac - Speak Life -

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZeBv9r92VQ0
    WolfShapedLamb WolfShapedLamb 18-21, M Aug 22, 2015

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    ScarletNero ScarletNero 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2015

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    So I just listened to some music with my toes.

    Well, that's how it felt like anyway. I had put on the music on highest iPhone volume, and was in the bath, and I could feel the vibrations of the music in my toes. So I focused on that. Why not, after all sound is all about vibrations, and why should the ears get all that...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2015

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    Let's Go I kissed the scars on her skin I still

    think you're beautiful and I don't ever wanna lose my best friend I screamed out "God, you vulture. Bring her back or take me with her" Tear it down, break the barricades I wanna see what sound it makes I hate this flavor with a passion and I fu#king hate the aftertaste How does...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F Jan 30

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    ETph0neh0me ETph0neh0me 18-21, F Jan 31

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      Now I know where

    that wonderful moment from 8 1/2 comes from!! 
    Deafning Deafning 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    The sun is gone and the flowers rot Words are

    spaces between us And I should've been drown in the rivers I've found of token lost And I should've been down when you made me insecure So break me down if it makes you feel right And hate me now if it keeps you alright You can break me down if it takes all your might 'cause I...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I make music for me I make music

    as an outlet for control I make music to feel I make music to abandon this place, this difficult place inside of myself, and be a different element. Out of my element. Think about it, think about the music. No one will judge you there. No one will call you out on your madness...
    yourtheocean yourtheocean 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    I love all music mostly 80's

    but what music really makes me feel amazing and relaxed and gives you them goosebumps is "Enya Caribbean blue" omg it's just beautiful really cleanses my soul :)
    Pszkit1990 Pszkit1990 22-25, F Jan 29

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    I will break into your thoughts With what's

    written on my heart I will break, break I'm so sick, Infected with where I live Let me live without this Empty bliss, Selfishness I'm so sick I'm so sick If you want more of this We can push out, sell out, die out So you'll shut up And stay sleeping With my screaming in your...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    BrandanDR BrandanDR 18-21, M Jul 31, 2015

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    Why is it that music can make you feel

    so deeply and strongly, make you happy and can make you cry? If we are just machines without souls then what is so magical about music that it makes us feel so many feelings?
    strawberyblond strawberyblond 70+, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 5 Responses Apr 29, 2015

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    TheUltimateCrazyCatLady TheUltimateCrazyCatLady 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 2, 2014

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    All i need is my ipod fully charged

    and my earphones by my side and im set. I feel like i can overcome anything as long as i have music to help me through it. 😏🎧
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 8, 2014

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    Unchained Melody The Righteous Brothers Oh,

    my love, my darling I've hungered for your touch A long, lonely time Time goes by so slowly And time can do so much Are you still mine? I need your love I need your love God speed your love to me Lonely rivers flow To the sea, to the sea To the open arms of the sea Lonely...
    TulipBaby TulipBaby 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    If there's no one who understands you,

    there's always one song, one artist that does.
    thisISalessa thisISalessa 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    "i m sorry for letting u for every thing i ve

    just couldnt done and i beg myself i m sorry" i m sorry - eminem ft 50 cent
    SEDDIKMBM SEDDIKMBM 16-17, M Feb 2

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    Oh yeah! Some people say my love cannot be

    true Please believe me, my love, and I'll show you I will give you those things you thought unreal The sun, the moon, the stars all bear my seal Oh yeah! Follow me now and you will not regret Leaving the life you led before we met You are the first to have this love of mine...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i will miss you David Bowie.

    The Goblin King Jareth. R.I.P. 69 years was not long enough, so sorry youre gone.
    SofiaLongino SofiaLongino 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Classical piano at its finest here,

    by arguably the best performer in recent days, Maurizio Pollini unfolding the riches of Ludwig Van's late sonatas. Words blush imo to the transcendent sonorites found within.
    Deafning Deafning 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    When you want to scream in your truck to get

    pent-up anger out, this'll do: http://youtu.be/Ow_qI_F2ZJI The lyric that stays with me: "I'll leave you choking On every word you left unspoken"
    MsJessicaRabbit MsJessicaRabbit 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Pain, without love Pain,

    I can't get enough Pain, I like it rough 'Cause I'd rather feel pain than nothing at all You're sick of feeling numb You're not the only one I'll take you by the hand And I'll show you a world that you can understand This life is filled with hurt When happiness doesn't work...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Premeditation will kill the trust They'll never

    know if you fear me With every second collecting dust I feel so bloated and weary 'cause she belongs to heaven She's comin' over like a suicide And it's the same old trip The same old trip as before Another complicating suicide And it's the same old trip The same old trip as...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Falling by The Civil Wars Haven't you seen me

    sleep walking? 'Cause I've been holding your hand Haven't you noticed me drifting? Oh, let me tell you, I am Tell me it's nothing Try to convince me That I'm not drowning Oh let me tell you, I am Please, please tell me you know I've got to let you go I can't help falling Out...
    LiesITellMyself LiesITellMyself 31-35, F Feb 2

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    While getting for work,

    I have to listen to music(Gospel) because it helps me to get through the day. It feels so good when I listen to Gospel music.
    csmith1521 csmith1521 26-30, F a week ago

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    This Romeo is bleeding But you can't see his

    blood It's nothing but some feelings That this old dog kicked up It's been raining since you left me Now I'm drowning in the flood You see I've always been a fighter But without you I give up Now I can't sing a love song Like the way it's meant to be Well, I guess I'm not that...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    While you're snoozing away I'm falling in love

    with this band. As you were.
    MsJessicaRabbit MsJessicaRabbit 26-30, F a week ago

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    What doesn't kill you makes you wish you were

    dead. Got a hole in my soul, growing deeper and deeper. And I can't take one more moment of this silence. The loneliness is haunting me. And the weight of the world's getting harder to hold up. It comes in waves, I close my eyes. Hold my breath and let it bury me. I'm not okay...
    js246 js246 22-25, F 35 mins ago

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    Never know how much I love you Never know how

    much I care When you put your arms around me I get a fever that's so hard to bear You give me fever When you kiss me Fever when you hold me tight Fever In the morning Fever all through the night Sun lights up the daytime Moon lights up the night I light up when you call my name...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    No more love to purchase,

    I've invested in myself You know nothing about me, keep opinions to yourself No more complications, everything's just swell No more obligations, there's nothing more to tell I just want to be alone When I get weak or I'm tired and afraid When I sleep, all my dreams turn out...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    The sky is cryin' Can't you see the tears roll

    down the street The sky is cryin' Can't you see the tears roll down the street I've been looking for my baby And I wonder where can she be I saw my baby early one morning She was walking on down the street I saw my baby early this morning She was walking on down the...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    Sitting here wasted and wounded At this old

    piano Trying hard to capture The moment this morning I don't know 'Cause a bottle of vodka Is still lodged in my head And some blonde gave me nightmares I think that she's still in my bed As I dream about movies They won't make of me when I'm dead With an ironclad fist I wake...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I'm almost always the friend

    that is strong for everyone else. Everyone comes to me with their issues, and if I can help them through it, I do, if not I support them while they help themselves. Whenever I'm hurting or need help, those same people will ignore me, or tell me to suck it up. Music is that one...
    NeonAshes NeonAshes 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I experience anxiety very often.

    Sometimes it keeps me from coming out of my room or being able to get out of a car if I see that the store or mall is busy. I very much dislike that this happens but it is normal for some people with Aspergers. But I can be calmed by certain opera music like the arias...
    Andwen Andwen 13-15, M Aug 16, 2014

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    Good evening, EP friends.

    Enjoying a little R n R this dark, rainy evening, enjoying the soulful voice of Adele~ Lovesong (The Cure cover)🎶
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 7 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    Guitars

    If you were to take note of the callouses on my left hand, you could probably track my moods fairly well. When I have things on my mind - good, bad or ambiguous...my fingers start itching for my guitar.Through the years, I have expressed my emotion through various art forms, but...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 25 Responses Jan 27, 2010

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    All our times have come Here

    but now they're gone Seasons don't fear the reaper Nor do the wind, the sun or the rain... we can be like they are Come on baby... don't fear the reaper Baby take my hand... don't fear the reaper We'll be able to fly... don't fear the reaper Baby I'm your man... La la la la la...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I feel it everyday it's all the same It brings

    me down but I'm the one to blame I've tried everything to get away So here I go again Chasing you down again Why do I do this? Over and over, over and over I fall for you Over and over, over and over I try not to It feels like everyday stays the same It's dragging me down and...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F Feb 2

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    At LastEtta JamesAt lastMy love has come

    alongMy lonely days are overAnd life is like a songOh yeah yeahAt lastThe skies above are blueMy heart was wrapped up in cloverThe night I looked at youI found a dream, that I could speak toA dream that I can call my ownI found a thrill to press my cheek toA thrill that I have...
    TulipBaby TulipBaby 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    Today after I took my kids to school I still

    has the radio station they picked and it was blasting loud still... I was in a very good mood. This song comes on (Wobble) and I just couldn't help myself. I started dancing and shaking my bootie to it. I was in the zone while at the stop light. I kind of turned and there...
    cmyk323 cmyk323 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2015

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    I've found that even in my worst moments there

    is a song, a lyric, a melody that understands me and at that moment I don't feel quite as alone. Life isn't always easy but if I didn't have music I don't know where I'd be today.
    Evilangel820 Evilangel820 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2014

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    I told you I was hurt Bleeding on the inside I

    told you I was lost In the middle of my life There's times I stayed alive for you There's times I would've died for you There's times it didn't matter at all Will you help me find the right way up Or let me take the wrong way down Will you straighten me out Or make me take the...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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