I wake up at twilight
It’s gonna be alright
We don’t even have to try
It’s always a good time
It’s always a good time
We don’t even have to try, it’s always a good time.
I woke up very early this morning at the same time realizing that I sang this collaboration song in my dream! It was also the first time I had a musical dream and I recall becoming aware that I sang minor wrong lyrics which I just laughed off with a friend who is also in my dream. Still I proceeded singing this tune with gusto as if I’m part of a music video.
I find this song fitting and in good timing to serve as my current song in mind since I planned to go out and join a concert tonight but end up staying at home because of unavoidable personal circumstances and from which I immediately accepted. I was also supposed to go to a reunion yesterday and since I was feeling a lot sleepy I opt not to go instead. I just told myself that there are some events in life which are not meant to happen right now.
From my two successive cancelled trips, it turned out that I have more productive things to accomplish which I just chose to treasure. Realizing that there might be more important matters which needed my focused attention this time and in the near future I know I’ll also get to enjoy all the fruits of patient waiting.
This would be my first post where I will share about my addiction with a K-Pop group ~ the Girls Generation! Initially, I did not like them because they are so girly! But then I fell in love with some of their Korean songs though I hardly understand the meaning of the lyrics since it’s in Korean language. This particular ballad song just had an impact on me I don’t know why. I found the song haunting in an extraordinary way that I can even dance to its beat in my own dramatic way. The lyrics of the song which I currently fancy is actually in Japanese since they also have original songs promoted in Japan. Anyway, I’m already one of their fans as well!
I found the song of Christina Perri called A Thousand Years nostalgic and reminiscing. At first hearing I just ignored this song because I thought of it as so serious and dramatic. But after watching Breaking Dawn Part 2 last year, I found the song beautifully effective in capturing my attention especially during the closing credits of the film. While playing the song, they specially mentioned and showed old clips of previous actors and actresses who became part of the movie series since the Twilight film. It hit me that the movie series has already ended realizing that it’s been years since I followed watching it via the movie houses in a nearest mall. I was feeling like I am about to let go a film which I never thought I would. I somehow felt attached with the story though I have not really read the books of Stephanie Meyer. I prefer watching the film instead so I will not be disappointed just like others who read them.
My brother who is really gifted with playing music has recently practiced singing this song with his guitar. Soon I found myself humming the song again. I really like how it was played with piano as an accompaniment in the recorded song but my appreciation grew even more when it is also being played with a guitar. Every time I listen to it I feel like being drawn more with the lyrics and its meaning. I am the type of person who not only likes a song with its melody but also the content of the song.
As I also searched the video lyrics of the song through Youtube, I was not expecting that Christina Perri’s song has a part 2! It’s good to hear that a song you currently like has another version though the lyrics are just minimal changes compared to the original version still I enjoyed listening to both versions!
Indeed music can somehow depict someone’s current state of mind and circumstance. In a sentimental mood, it could even bring out one’s emotions in a different level.
At first hearing, it seems delightful because of the melodious sounds that transmit through airwaves. The lyrics, the beat, and the musical instruments being played just keep a person connected especially when it becomes relatable to the listener. And then that sense of wonder one feels how that song could simply touch one’s heart. It comes to mind that the makers are great genius for creating a song so close and personally moving.
When one cannot fully express one’s innermost deepest feelings, a particular song been humming for sometime would steadily bring out a link in a significant way. As if that was specially tailor fitted to the listener or is it just a coincidental tune of interest. Even a song in a different tongue can be pleasing to the ears when sang beautifully and harmoniously. Certainly no language barriers can stop anyone from appreciating someone’s song. Affective as it may seem and at times more like the heart lyrically cries out for pleas.
Most of the time it helps to just soak one’s self in a song. Letting out in a musical way somehow releases a feeling of freeing one’s self from being drowned in a sea of conflicted state. It is also in those moments that that one likens being true personably.
Music as it abounds in different genres and musical styles over time is amazingly ingenious. In the years to come it is imminent that another set of songs would come out for everyone to hear and hook up to.
GIRL ON FIRE
One of my favorite worship songs from Hillsong is called Through It All. This song hold special place in my heart. Why? Because whenever I feel down, I always get myself to listen with this song more intently. I also love its meaningful lyrics especially the first few lines like “You are forever in my life you see me through the seasons…”. For me this whole song is an assurance that God will always be there for me no matter what.