Day 11 of my new blog challenge –
Share Your Music! 30 Days 30 Songs!
If you’d like to join me, you can do this on any day you want, or also every day.
A pingback to my posts would be lovely, so that I can keep track of your favorite songs as well.
Today’s song is particularly special to me because it helped me through a very difficult time I had now almost 9 years ago.
After a severe nervous breakdown it was a downright battle to come back to life as I used to know it – a life where art, books and music mattered deeply to me.
I don’t remember the exact date, but there was a day when I listened absentmindly to the radio – more or less to cover up a very annoying tinnitus that I suffered from at the time.
When suddenly there was a stirring in my chest, a response to the music I was hearing – something I didn’t thought to be possible anymore, because my life seemed to be a black hole without any hope or joy.
Depression has that effect on most people – things that once mattered, loose all their meaning, you feel adrift in a sea of pain and sadness. At least this is how it was to me.
This song – Starlight by Muse – changed this.
I don’t know how or why. And actually, I don’t care. Because the only thing that matters to me is, that it brought me back from Zombieland.
In a way you could say that this song saved my life.
It’s almost needless to say but I do it anyway – since that day “MUSE” are one of my very favourite bands, and even if they will never know it, I owe them a huge