Maybe this is completely cliché and stereotypical that in my early teen years I went through a serious pop punk phase with bands like Fall Out Boy and Simple Plan at the helm. I genuinely loved them because I felt their music, whatever they put into their songs, it was real to me. Part of me want to blame the intense emo lyrics for all my breakdowns during this period, butmy life and I had something to do with it too. The music simply helped me address it.
“We’re the new face of failure. Prettier and younger but not any better off. Bulletproof loneliness at best, at best” Continue reading “An Ode to the Bands that Shaped Me”