Does certain music (like film scores or classical music, not lyrics) elicit feelings such as sadness, fear, or inspiration because we are socialized to respond that way, or is there an innate explanation? Moonlight Sonata, for instance, is beautifully melancholy. Certain film scores prepare you to feel fearful or sad before anything scary or bad even happens.
Can you name any songs that use nature as a metaphor? This is my favorite example (Your Rocky Spine). [more inside]
Soft, sweet, beautiful, modern, folksy music that you might find sad but would NOT qualify as "depressing"? [more inside]
TravelinginFranceFilter: I know there have been loads of questions about France. We're looking for beautiful places in the countryside, great cheap food and reasonable accommodations. I'd love to have the perfect trip that matches my favorite things: [more inside]
Help me create a playlist contemporary songs that mention / are about plants or animals (and aren't too sappy). [more inside]