by Kay Rob
Elvis Costello said that writing about music is like dancing about architecture.
Music is something that’s felt. One note tripping after the next, escaping into our ears and filling our bodies with warmth, nostalgia, love, and wisdom.
Imagine every single good thing that has happened to you in your life. Remember the emotions that washed over you at each instance? Now, pretend like every single great event is now happening at the exact same time. Write about that feeling.
Is it possible? No. That’s music for you – it’s felt, not written about. Just like a dance can’t describe a building, words cannot describe music.