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Thursday, 16 June 2016


Music is a "vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion."

Funny how music explains the feelings we have but cannot explain. It gives meaning to those feelings, it gives you butterflies that even another human would normally not be able to give you, it gives you complete peace of mind. You forget reality, the hustle, the hassle, the pain, the hurt, the lies, the hardship of reality and you get lost and so engrossed in a life you have built in your head with the aid of the lyrics, voice and the beat of the song. You could be wherever, whenever, whoever and whatever you want. You live in fairy tail and life all seems so simple.

In your saddest moments, there is always a song that gives comfort to your very soul, in time of your hurt, music is there to heal you right from your soul. In times of your happiness, music again is there to celebrate with you. You feel the beat, you hear the words,  the voice passing through your body like a current with great force and you could literally feel your heart melt.

Reading for an exam or a test, you realise that you remember better when you turn it into a song. Or say you were listening to a particular song whilst you were studying and after a while, you find trouble remembering. Just remembering the song you were listening to at that time, helps you remember what you were studying.

Everyday, I bless the day music was invented and most importantly, those who sing it to us with voices that are so magical.

When you can relate to the lyrics in a song so much its sometimes terrifying . Its as if the singer literally went in your head and wrote everything you've bottled up. But after you pass the shock phase, you start to smile and accept that not only you go through certain situations other people do as well. And that is their special way of passing strength to others and letting them know that sorrow may come in the night but joy will always come in the morning. If they survived, so can you.

"Music does bring people together.
It allows us to experience the same emotions.
People everywhere are the same in heart and spirit.
No matter what language we speak, what color we are,
the form of our politics or the expression of our love and our faith,
music proves: We are the same."
                              ~ John Denver ~

I call music the most effective therapy.

It brings smiles to you even in your most down times when no one else can. Whatever mood you are in, there is always a song that compliments it. The joy music gives you is undeniable. A simple song can make you cry or laugh. It has the ability to make an unemotional person emotional.

The best part comes along when most of the songs you listen to has an event that has happened in your life attached to it. when the song comes on, you remember that day and every detail of it like it was just yesterday and this makes the song all the more special. even when you cant really remember, deep down you know that you know that song from somewhere and you feel very attached to the song and in some cases, you remember eventually.

And this, ladies and gentlemen, is how I keep smiling through it all. So no, I'm not crazy, I'm just music struck ;)

"A person does not hear sound only through the ears; he hears sound through every pore of his body. It permeates the entire being, and according to its particular influence either slows or quickens the rhythm of the blood circulation;it either wakens or soothes the nervous system. It arouses a person to greater passions or it calms him by bringing him peace. According to the sound and its influence a certain effect is produced. Sound becomes visible in the form of radiance. This shows that the same energy which goes into the form of sound before being visible is absorbed by the physical body. In that way the physical body recuperates and becomes charged with new magnetism." 
                                 ~ from 'Mysticism of Sound' by Hazrat Inayat Khan ~

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