Music unites all qualities: it can exalt us, divert us, cheer us up, or break the hardest of hearts with the softest of its melancholy tones. – Friedrich Nietzsche

It’s the last episode for 2016 and as Des’ says, what better way to see it out than with music?

Music, this potent drug. Every other day, I am hit again by how influential music is on my life. I know what song to get me hype, I know which one will get me in the writing mood or what songs would be the perfect companions for my melancholy. So, it’s nothing short of serendipity when these songs collide with moments that solidify either their message or mood. Or when a song meets a moment and stains or glorifies it forever.

That’s what this episode is about. Life soundtracks. We’re sharing the songs that have refused to detach themselves from memories of moments or periods of our lives.

Thank you to everyone who sent in a voice note; we couldn’t use them all but we’re super grateful. If you’re interested in being part of this, you can now email voicenotesepisodes@gmail.com and we’ll send you details for the next topic.

We’re on Twitter now, @voicenoteseps! So even if you couldn’t contribute, you can follow us and let’s keep this conversation going – come tell us what your own life soundtracks are!

Our snazzy poster was made by @designedbygene, a pleasant surprise that we’re really happy about!

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P.S. Music in the episode:

  1. How to Save a Life – The Fray
  2. Bloodstream – Ed Sheeran
  3. Don’t You Worry Child – Swedish House Mafia
  4. Heard Em’ Say – Kanye West
  5. Repete – Blackmagic
  6. Head Full of Dreams – Coldplay

 

Written by Nik-Nak