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Universal Language - Music

I love listening to our local radio stations like for recent hits and all that but sometimes I tune into for slower and older kind of music for chilling out purposes. Somehow, I find it comforting to listen to all those old songs and I can sing to them without the lyrics. Funny, isn't it?

When I was still performing as a vocalist, I had the biggest problem remembering lyrics. But when I sit in a car with an 80's song playing in the background, I can remember every beat and note to it. Maybe it is because when I am performing, there is a pressure and I have a tendency to crack under intense pressure.

But most of all, I thank my divinity up there for bringing me free music who stream them from iTunes. I can't live without iTunes and work would be unbearable without them. Seriously! Can you imagine me working in an empty home in COMPLETE SILENCE?

Like working in a coffin.

So, iTunes is definitely something that I relish. Frankly, if I had to pay for it, I would. But please don't make me pay for it. I will listen to all those foreign ads without complaining, thank you!!!!


shanaz@RS said…
hehehe, I sometimes do work in a coffin-like silence. It helps me focus. But slow tunes of jazz/swing/blues in the background work as well. Depends on my mood. =)
Do you listen to the awesome jazz channel on Astro? Check it out, it's soothing!

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