The Music Experience

Music
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These music moments have defined me and the time in my life in which I heard them; the way I felt during each one will stay with me forever.

Listening to The Doors on the 4th of July at Castaways in Angola, NY

Listening to The Beatle’s “Rubber Soul” on my headphones on the school bus

Hearing “Don’t You Forget About Me” in the movie “The Breakfast Club”, and never being able to separate the song from the movie thereafter

Driving to the Finger Lakes with my brother in the winter, with Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros’ “Global A Go-Go” as the soundtrack

Driving extra fast to The Toadies’ “Heel” in my old 1995 Corsica

Laying in my room in the humid summer, windows open, with Moby’s “Play” lulling me to sleep

Seeing Nirvana: Unplugged on MTV for the first time, and loving “The Man Who Sold The World”

Discovering the music of Tom Waits while watching a documentary about train jumpers

Listening to my parent’s old records in our living room: Fleetwood Mac, The Doors, Led Zeppelin….the list goes on and on

Listening to Sublime’s “Badfish” to calm me down before my driver’s test

Hanging laundry to dry in my dorm room while blasting Buena Vista Social Club

Engaging in sorry college behavior and singing to “Livin’ On A Prayer” and “Pour Some Sugar On Me” at college bars

Singing along to OAR’s “Revolution” at a bonfire in Medina the first weekend of freshman year in college

Having The Shins and Esthero as a constant soundtrack in mine and my husband’s first apartment on Linwood Ave in Buffalo

Sitting in my car in the parking lot outside mine and my husband’s Whitney Pl. apartment in the winter; the stars out, listening to Regina Spektor’s “Apres Moi”

Listening to The Pogues and The Dropkick Murphys’ “Shipping Up to Boston” on St. Patricks Day in Buffalo, NY

Listening to The Decemberist’s “The Crane Wife 3” in the limo on the way to the church my brother was getting married in

Listening to Coldplay’s “Fix You” in our Whitney Pl. loft with my husband, trying to get the timing for my walk down the aisle for our wedding just so

Our memories can sometimes play tricks on us; but when music becomes the soundtrack to your life, you don’t have to rely on memory….all you have to do is press play.

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Result Interpretations:
This is a very important task where many of the product designers or engineers fail or lack confidence,
for instance:
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