Today in the group we looked at how music can play a big part in people’s lives. We can sometimes recall parts of our past while listening to music, weather it be a school disco, first boyfriend/girlfriend, holidays, the list goes on. Even if you are unable to remember the year of certain memories in your life, chances are you will remember what music you were listening to. Group members remembered listening to the top 40 music charts on a Sunday evening and recording the songs on a ghetto blaster!
Below are some examples of the exercises we did around music;
What piece of music makes you happy?
- “Smile” Charlie Chaplin
- “Waterfall” The Stone Roses
What piece of music makes you laugh?
- “Happy talk” Captain Sensible
- “I’m too sexy” Right Said Fred
If you could be any artist dead or alive who would it be?
- Liam Gallagher
- Whitney Houston
- Freddie Mercury
In conclusion, it just shows how much music can be such a positive influence in our lives and a potential life saver. Below is a song from John Miles in the 70’s which captures the importance and joy of music;