No Music No Life

Music is my muse, my inspiration to live. No matter how I feel, there is always a certain song that I can relate to. Sometimes I find myself emotional because of how much the lyrics of a song touches my heart. The feeling I get while listening to music, is unexplainable. I love it. I don’t like music because it’s catchy or popular. I look deeper into it; the lyrics, the notes, the melody, the meaning. Although, listening to my iPod could be seen as just a way to pass time, I see it more as a spiritual way to connect to artists, to understand them through relating my own experiences, thoughts, and feelings. It is possible to write pages about the topic of music and why I feel it is important, but I believe that keeping things short, honest, and full hearted always convey the most truthful essence of passion towards such a topic. Music, to me, is the art of taking words and melodies, and amorously putting them together that in turn form a masterpiece that appeals not only to the ear, but also to the heart.

I am taking part in The Write Tribe Festival of Words 8th – 14th December 2013 and the theme is Music.

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11 thoughts on “No Music No Life

  • December 12, 2013 at 8:10 pm

    No music no life. That is all I feel about it and yes I am exactly like you said, music is what keeps me going…


  • December 11, 2013 at 8:40 pm

    thats the problem i have with most songs these days… they have inane lyrics and tunes you cant even sing… just people talking with a synthesized background. It is so unlike the music we used to listen to even a decade ago… songs you could hum and sing on stage, if necessary.
    Good music lasts.. even generations later, you can still hum it and say – this was lovely and heartfelt.

    My take on the prompt:

  • December 11, 2013 at 6:07 pm

    You are right.. Some songs can reduce you to tears. I remember having tears in my eyes when I heard ‘Ma’ from Taare Zameen Par.. And I hadn’t even seen the film then. It’s amazing how powerful music can be.

  • December 11, 2013 at 5:20 pm

    You’ve put it well. We can all see clearly, the way music inspires and motivates you 🙂

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