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Annoying Music

Annoying Music

Date: Jul 18 2004

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When I listen to music, I usually like what I hear. Everyone has a particular genre of music that they don’t really like though. For Sara, it’s country music. Listen in as she explains to Stephanie why it bugs her so much.

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Steph

Sara

Sara

Steph:  So Sara, are there any types of music that just really bug you?

Sara:  You know what really bugs me is country music. And only because every single song is about heartbreak, or a love leaving or some kind of terrible tragedy happening. So that kinda bugs me

Steph:  Totally, yeah, I feel the same way. Country music used to really, really bug me. But then I heard a few songs that weren’t about heartbreak and I was like, oohh, country music isn’t so bad after all.

Sara:  Hmmm. Maybe I need to listen to some different music stations then, with different country songs.

Steph:  Yeah, I mean, some of them are really funny. Have you ever heard the song, um, I’ve Got Friends in Low Places.

Sara:  No, I haven’t heard that.

Steph:  It’s a really funny song. And it’s, it’s a crack up you know. It’s talking about all the crazy people who hang out at bars and…

Sara:  Maybe I need to listen to it.

Steph:  Yeah, totally.

Sara:  What kinda music bugs you?

Steph:  Well, country music used to, like I said. And, um, when I can’t hear the lyrics of music, that really bugs me.

Sara:  Yeah, that bugs me too. ‘Cause I like to be able to sing along. And if I can’t hear it then I can’t sing along.

Steph:  Yeah, yeah, so, I dunno. People should write better music where we can sing along.

Sara:  That would be a good idea.

 

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Discussion

Sometimes I have to wonder why some people like one kind of music and others can’t stand it. As I get older, I have noticed that my musical style changes from year to year. Do you still listen to the same music you did 5 years ago?

 

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prashantjohn11

India

hey i love music more then any thing since i play guitar i love to sing songs to

08:22 AM Mar 25 2009 |

prashantjohn11

India

well iam a music freak i hve a good ear for it

08:19 AM Mar 25 2009 |

Benjamin Elizondo

Mexico

i like just all types off music as long  as it's good music, i don't really care about the genre.

10:23 PM Mar 17 2009 |

miffoo

miffoo

Slovakia

 I still heard some kind of music, I like rock music is full of energy, and I hate country bug me too, every song is sad.

08:15 PM Dec 03 2008 |

iskierkax1991x

Poland

country music bug me too because to my mind every song is on the same note,

And 5 years ago i didn't listen to music because i was w child yet and i would do different things than listen to music.

10:08 AM Aug 09 2008 |

iskierkax1991x

Poland

country music bug me too because to my mind every song is on the same note.

And 5 years ago i don't listen to music because i was a child and i would do different things than listen to music.

10:07 AM Aug 09 2008 |

farzane abangir

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i like music too much

07:22 PM May 20 2008 |

saeidamini

saeidamini

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

terrefic

01:39 PM Apr 03 2008 |

Fidel Ifulu

Congo, Democratic Republic Of The

Positive lyrics played in any genre may often be acceptable. It then may be a good idea to try gospels.

11:32 AM Jan 28 2008 |

christlee

christlee

China

 it is hard to say .just like what they said above ,when something happens on you and at the same time some similar music which share you the same feeling at the time ,you may addict to it deeply ,you know .and then every time you hear it you will think about many things ,maybe not only the time that make you feel special. so if it really like that ,i think you can't forget the song all you life.and the emotion about that will never fades away.so that's it.

02:31 AM Dec 21 2007 |

rongrong515

China

i like country music

03:04 PM Apr 28 2007 |

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