I Believe In the Power of Music

Gabrielle - West Seneca, New York
Entered on February 28, 2008
Age Group: Under 18

Gabby M

This I believe

I believe in the power of music. It can soothe crying baby, bring back memories of the past, or tell the story of someone’s life. Music is a very powerful thing and can affect someone greatly. Without music everything would be different. Music has such an impact in people’s lives on an everyday basis. Even when your watching a movie or a tv show, music plays an important part in making a scene scary, dramatic, sad, or funny, all depending on the background music.

For me personally, music is a major part of my life. I have been interested in music ever since I was 4 when I started taking piano lessons. I believe that in order to have a strong desire for music you must know how to play an instrument. Without music I would not be the person that I am today. My whole family has been involved with music and has been impacted by it in some way. My grandfather played the trumpet for the majority of his life up until his death . My dad, as well, has been playing the guitar ever since he was in high school. The music I choose to listen to creates my world because it is music that excites me and makes me feel alive. It is also my music that comforts me when I feel sad or lonely. Some songs I like to listen to just because I love the rhythm and the feel of the music. However, most of the songs I choose to listen to I do because of the story that the lyrics tell. Sometimes I feel like someone has looked into my mind and wrote the song just for me because I can relate to it so well. I’m sure many other people feel this as well but I love that feeling. .

I believe in the power of music. Songs make you move, think and feel differently. Music can influence and bond people and that is powerful. Music has shaped generations and it forever changes. Music is very powerful and I truly believe it.