Disconnecting from the World through Songs

Topics: Blink-182, Linkin Park, Thought Pages: 2 (597 words) Published: May 13, 2002
When people are feeling down or there is something wrong with them they tend to disconnect from the world and go into one of their own. In this place they find comfort and safety and it is somewhere that no one can bother them for the time being. I myself find comfort just lying in my bed staring at the ceiling and drifting off in thought. For artists though, they are able to find this comforting place in music. Blink 182, Linkin Park, and NAS are some of the famous artists that are able to disconnect from the world through their songs. They are able to get all of there thoughts out through music and the world has a chance to hear them.

In NAS' song "Hate me Now" he feels disconnected because there are people in the world that hate him for what he has and they are jealous. This must affect him in such a way that he has to express it. "Don't hate me, hate the money I see, clothes that I buy, ice that I wear, clothes that I try, close your eyes…". He expresses in this lyric that he doesn't feel the need for people to hate him as a person. He feels that just because he has a lot of money people don't like him, but they do not even know him at all, just that he has money. Because of all these people hating him he feels the need to disconnect in lyrical form and express it to the world.

Linkin Park is a group that is able to disconnect from the world as one. "I tried so hard and got so far, but in the end it doesn't even matter I had to fall And lose it all But in the end It doesn't even matter". In this lyric from there song "In the end" they are explaining to us what they think life is all about. They tell us that no matter what you do in life, no matter how far you go and succeed, it just doesn't matter when you die because God doesn't care about it. All God cares about is you as a person and that is what he is going to judge you on in the end. The group became disconnected from the world in order to think of this song. They must have spent a lot...
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