I don’t listen to music. There are only two instances where I listen to music – If I feel sleepy at work or there are too many distractions around and during a long drive. I hate FM!
If you thing that is weird, wait till you read this
I cannot comprehend words when I listen to songs. The lyrics are mostly gibberish to me.
This applies to songs in any language. I only remember the few words repeated over and over, the rest of the lyrics go WHOOSH – over the top.
I have no clue why this is so and I really don’t care. It appears I’m the only one with this anomaly. Maybe I’m one-of-a-kind.
Now coming to “Not listening to music”
I’m very picky when it comes to liking songs. I have to like the song in the first 10 seconds or else it’s out! and add “lack of patience” to search through the millions of songs out there, and I just give up.
Another trait of mine – If I hear a song that is catchy in the morning, it keeps playing again and again in my head.
I keep singing this “Song-Of-The-Day” throughout my day at random times, sometimes, not even aware that I’m singing it.
This would be normal if I did sing the right way. Because my brain has filtered out the lyrics of the songs, I just remember the tune and to sing it, I just make up my own words.
These words may sound like the original lyrics, but they are gibberish. Sometimes they are not even words from the dictionary (any language).
Laughing at me or with me
Last week, I was singing this song from Ishqiya and Abhi, who was sitting next to me, started laughing.
I realized that I was singing this song over and over with my own made up words, very much like a child making up his/her own words
Why do I have to sing a song with the exact lyrics? Why can’t I make up or invent my own Lyrics?
Srinivas gets very upset that I change the lyrics, as if there was a copyright misuse. But who cares man! I enjoy music and I don’t remember the words.
Sing more. Sing your own tune.
I know that most of you are even embarrassed singing in front of another person, while assuming that your voice sucks.
You know what – My voice sucks! I’m sure it sounds even more horrible than yours. But I still sing and that too with my own lyrics.
Singing gives a lot of pleasure to human beings – don’t let the “rules” or the lyrics get in your way.
Finally this post is a shout out to my fellow weirdos, anyone out there have a weird sense of music?