Music - Thought Of The Week

Quote:

“Music is therapy. Music moves people. It connects people in ways that no other medium can. It pulls heart strings. It acts as medicine.”

  • Macklemore

 

 

Explanation/Question/Challenge:

For a lot of people music is a huge release from any day to day stresses.  It allows us to enter other people’s worlds and see things from a different perspective.  Music can help us to understand something that has happened, explain an emotion or allows us to relate to what is going on around us.

  • Which bands are in your recently played? What about most frequently played?
  • Do you ever listen to the words of the song? Do they ever surprise you when you find out what they are saying and what it means?
  • In groups discuss the positive and negative influences of the music industry. Think about music lyrics, videos and characteristics of the artists.