Have you ever heard a song somewhere, and were instantly transported back in time?
Or just touching that radio dial and ended up smiling for no reason? Music has that power.
I don’t listen to music as often as I used to. In my younger days, I would listen to music for hours on end. Most of the time in a language that was a foreigner to me, but the feeling wasn’t.
Nowadays, I don’t make the time to appreciate the music as I use to, to busy with “Real Life”, work takes priority, kids need to be carpooled, the house has to be cleaned. Yes, I still enjoy a concert every now and then.
With so many different talents and interpretation, the music industry is almost like a traffic jam, you got the old and the new, the fast and the slow, the clear and the noisy, or just words that are spoken at a high speed.
But none of these hasn’t lessened the magic spell that music casts over me; whenever the mood calls for, music still transports me to another world, like nothing else, it’s my go-to mood therapy.
If something is bringing me down, or if the futures seems a bit unclear, I just take a stroll down memory lane with old bands, that seem to make the future seem brighter.
When I am happy, I make this feeling last with songs that touch my soul. When I am sad, I look for tunes that speak and uplift my heart. Music has the capacity to alleviate bad feelings, turning minutes, hours, or even days, into something to be thankful for.
If you have music you will never be alone, just turn it up; and just; dance, dance, and dance.
Some of my personal down the memory lane.