Covid-19 hit us here in March 2020, everything closed down and life got even quieter than usual. I opted not to work from home knowing I would never get anything done there so travelled into work each day. On about day five I started to notice something weird was happening with my car playlists.
Music was making me irritated. Everything was making me irritated to be fair, but I couldn’t settle for most songs. They were too slow, or too bouncy, or just awful in some other way. Sometimes I even drove in silence, something unheard of a few months ago, or if I did have music on it had to be cranked right up for me to be able to hear it. I also realised I was listening to some songs over and over and over. Not in any order, just that one song played on a loop on the 10 minute commute to and from work. It started with MCR and Dead, then depending on the mood of the week progressed from there:
I’m pretty sure I don’t listen to so many songs ordinarily about death! But strange times call for adapted coping strategies! What were some of yours?