Unknown Mortal Orchestra - “So Good At Being In Trouble”
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On est déjà le 2 décembre…Dans quelques semaines, on fête la naissance de Jésus avec de la bouffe, des cadoux, du vin et, dans le cas de ma famille et moi, d’excellentes blagues. Cette année, j’ai décidé de faire une rétrospective DE TOUTE.Afficher la suite...
Texte que j’avais à faire en anglais en première année de CÉGEP. Les consignes: écrire à propos de notre passion, en moins de 300 mots. That’s it. Retrouver ça dans mon ancien ordi, 7 ans plus tard, et se rendre compte que rien à changé.
I wonder if there’s such a thing as a “good addiction”. Because here it is, I need to confess that i’m an addict: i’m addicted to music. Music is what wakes me up in the morning and is the last thing I hear before falling a sleep every night. So when I was asked to write about my passion, I instantly thought about music.
To me, music is so powerful that it can take you away and lift you off the ground. Whatever the kind of music you’re into, it can literally create you a personnal universe. Some songs just make me smile, some other can make me cry. Every important moments of my life have a soundtrack, and I know that important moments to come will too. So sometimes I can’t help but to think what my life would be without music. I certainly wouldn’t be the person I am today. Music is a part of me. I am music.
One of the most important song of my life is Imagine, sung by John Lennon. I’ve known this song by heart since I’m about…8 years old ! I remember my dad signing it to me before I go to sleep when I was still a little girl. I thought I understood the meaning of the song until that day in last January. While trekking in the Toubkal National Park, in Morocco, my friends and I decieded to rest and lay down a little. Being in front of a breath taking landscape, I was listening to iPod when I heard the following lyrics:
Imagine there’s no Heaven, It’s easy if you try
No Hell below us, Above us only sky
Imagine all the people, living for today.
As I was actually living for today in that very moment, that day of January 2006, will forever be engraved in my memory.
Even if i’m not able to create it myself, music is an art I can, I have to relate to. I admire the writers that have the capacity to put words together to create emotions. These people have not only been given a talent to put into words their feelings, thoughts, emotions, ideas, but also the capacity to be humble enough to share them with the world. And thanks to them, thanks to them for giving me a passion: music.