For example, if someone is upset they will listen to something that will get them into a better mood, perhaps something mellow or soft. If they are happy, they will listen to something that is more energetic, and so on. After I interviewed four people--friends and family--I found out what type of music they listened to when they are upset, angry, or calm. Music touches people's …show more content…
I asked my mother what she listens to and what she feels when she listens to it. She said, "I like to listen to classical music after a hard day's work because it soothes me to a point where my mind is free from all of the stress that is involved in my job." My mom is an accountant where she works with numbers all day long, and that can get annoying by looking at the same sheet of numbers for hours at a time. My mom recently began listening to country music, and I asked her why she recently switched. She responds, "I needed a change from the regular music that I normally listen to. I like it because the lyrics of some songs are quite deep, and I could relate to some of the stories that are incorporated in the songs. The songs make me feel free, and I need that after a hard days work."
I am not a country fan, and I often cringe when I hear it, but my mom was the same way, and she now listens to country. I guess in time my view will change