This started as an assignment for one of my music classes, where I was supposed to write a "musical autobiography" that would describe how music has impacted my life. But isn't that sort've ridiculous? It would be impossible for me to adequately address how music has affected my life because when I am not eating, sleeping, attending class, or running (and sometimes during all of those activities), I am interacting with music on some level. In an attempt to demonstrate how music has ingrained itself in my life, I've compiled a short playlist paired with memories that will always be tied to these songs.
1. “I Want It That Way” by The Backstreet Boys
As a child (like most children, I’m assuming), I probably listened to a lot of music that was specifically...[read more]