This was great! I loved the quote in the beginning. Also, I've had times where the only thing that could cheer me up is listening to my favorite band, too.
So this just made my day I can relate to your need for music even though I cant play an instrument or sing I am a dancer and when a song comes on I just feel like I can tell a story GREAT ESSAY
I enjoyed reading this, noticing how much we have in common:) your essay was very good and put together!