I can’t cope with the radio. I don’t listen to it at home usually. Years ago when I worked for a record company I found my head never stopped buzzing with lyrics of popular songs and I needed to switch music off to be able to think clearly.
I do love music, especially going to live music events, but I tend to listen to music with friends rather than on my own, because when I am alone it can have a big effect on me.
Well today at work, my workmates wanted to have the radio on, and I kid you not, the playlist was just about the worst combination of songs to hear when I am so heart broken about Goldfinch. I kept on having to hide my tears. It was as if someone knew what I was carrying in my head and heart and they just thought “let’s play all the songs that are going to push her buttons and make her cry“.
As soon as my work mates left…it was radio off!!
The first song was especially poignant because it was the song Jack and I shared:
But all the other songs just made me think of what is happening with Goldfinch.