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[Meme] Music Meme

Since technoshaman put me as one of the 'people who I'd like to see do this meme,' here we go.

Total Volume of Music on my Computer: 6.03 GB (and on iPod too)

Last CD bought: Uffington Horse, Enchantment
Last album bought (online): Silk Road Ensemble, Silk Road Journeys: Beyond the Horizon

Song playing right now: Uffington Horse, Water's in the Hold
Song before this: Third Eye Blind, Semi-Charmed Life

(My shuffle mode is odd.)

Five songs which mean a lot to me/that I listen to a lot:
Gordon Bok, Peter Kagen and the Wind -- I grew up on Gordon Bok's music.
久石譲, ふたたび -- I can't really explain why this particular Hisaishi song ends up on my playlist so often, but it does.
R.E.M., The Outsiders -- because it's melancholy, which I like in music, and describes a lot of my political feelings lately.
Sarah McLachlan, World on Fire -- because it's poignant, which I like in music, and describes a lot of political/economic feelings lately. :P
Guster, Center of Attention -- 'cause Guster's one of my favorite bands, and I really like this song. Not every reason is deep or insightful. :P

People I'd like to see do this meme:
bluerain, since I can't think of any more musically-inclined folks I know on LJ.
adamdray, out of random curiosity, since he keeps pointing me at songs on Rhapsody.
shadowfey, since I'm curious what she listens to while writing.

..and now I go find more painkiller, 'cause my entire lower left side is a rather impressive bruise.


Heh. The music I listen to while writing can vary immensely, but for the past six months, it's mostly been either U2's 'How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb' or The Corries, because at the time I was getting the majority of my writing done while using my cd player, and those were the two cds which kept being close to hand when I went to write. I suspect that will change now.

A lot of the time, whatever I'm listening to just fades into the background anyway; I get too busy writing to notice mundane things like music.
Heresy! Music is never mundane. :>
There are mundanities that masquerade as music. Britney. Early Madonna. Most stuff off the pop chart since 1990. Most stuff Muzak pipes in.

Cute icon, btw. I can just imagine the dragon warming up.. "Laaaa.."
Well, okay. I'll grant you that.

And thank you. :>
I must now admit, that particular icon (the shades-and-hat wearing dragon-version of you) always makes me think of Blues Brothers.
We're on a mission from God.
*grin* It might help you to know that I'm moderately to profoundly deaf in both ears. My powers of Tuning Things Out (tm) are mighty and fearsome to behold, as are my powers of Misunderstanding What People Have Just Said.

That said, I am a music lover; I just tend to be somewhat oblivious when I'm in the middle of writing.