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Do You Pay More Attention to the Music or the Lyrics?

The Big Question 2012/05/29 20:00:42
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  • Jersey Roze ♥Jwon's Cyar'ika ♥ 2012/05/29 21:39:58 (edited)
    Music
    Jersey Roze ♥Jwon's Cyar'ika ♥
    +1
    Its pretty even, though its the music that attracts me to the song, and the lyrics that play a part in whether I listen to it again or not...
  • Osk 2012/05/29 21:37:40
    Music
    Osk
    +1
    1/2 the time you can't even understand what the lyrics are anyways. Queen was one of those few Bands where you could understand both the Music AND the Lyrics. Now-a-days, you are like "what they say??".
  • нeιcнoυ 2012/05/29 21:37:34
    Lyrics
    нeιcнoυ
    +3
    I like when the lyrics have meaning so I listening to the words
  • Melody 2012/05/29 21:35:58
    Lyrics
    Melody
    +1
    While I appreciate good talent in both music and lyrics, the simple enjoyment of listening to music is, well, simple. Our brains go through sequences of "search and reward" and that's why we enjoy it.
    However, the words are what we think about, relate to, and sometimes swoon over, so the better the lyrics, the more effective the song.
    That's not to say, however, that the music doesn't matter, cause no one's going to listen to even the finest of poetry if it's set against the juvenile drum beats of a five year old.
  • sockpuppet 2012/05/29 21:27:35
    Music
    sockpuppet
    Most of the music I listen to isn't even in English, so the vocals seem like another instrument to me. :O)
  • jess 2012/05/29 21:04:34
    Lyrics
    jess
    +1
    I'm a lyrics person but can't have the lyrics without the music but, music with out lyrics irritates me like its 30 seconds in without lyrics I probably wouldn't be into it
  • Sammi </3 2012/05/29 20:18:15
    Lyrics
    Sammi </3
    +2
    mostly i pay attention to both
  • grannyHoe 2012/05/29 20:14:34
    Music
    grannyHoe
    I likes da music ofs da youngins of today but i be damned if i can undastand wat de is saying.
  • sd *TROUBLE* 2012/05/29 20:07:21
    Music
    sd *TROUBLE*
    +1
    Depends on the artist. With my favorite artists, both equally.
    But with some of the nonsensical carefree pop music I listen to for fun, i definetely pay more mind to the music. In fact, i try to ignore the lyrics as much as i can cause they're so dumb lol
  • Yaati sd *TRO... 2012/05/29 21:48:04
    Yaati
    +1
    Ah, good point! There's fun music that I listen to, and then there's 'deep' music that I listen to with lyrics that make the song. :)
  • sd *TRO... Yaati 2012/05/29 22:10:06
    sd *TROUBLE*
    yeah same here haha.

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