I have listened to around once a week, on average three Reindeer Christmas Sweatshirt times in the first month, every now and again thereafter, since I was sixteen or nineteen or twenty-one. How can that not leave you bruised somewhere? How can that not turn you into the sort of person liable to break into little bits when your first love goes all wrong? What came first, the music or the misery? Did I listen to music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I listened to music? Do all those records turn you into a melancholy person?
People worry about kids playing with guns, and teenagers watching violent videos; we are scared that some sort of culture of violence will take them over. Nobody worries about kids listening to thousands, literally thousands, of songs about broken hearts and rejection and pain and misery and loss. The unhappiest people I know, romantically speaking, are the ones who like pop music the most; and I don’t know whether pop Reindeer Christmas Sweatshirt has caused this unhappiness
Suppose you’d just at that moment finished a brilliant poem or something? Wouldn’t it be annoying to be commemorated as a dice player? Sometimes I look at my shop because I haven’t let the grass grow under my feet the last fourteen years! About ten years ago I borrowed the money to start my own!, and at my regular Saturday punters, and I know exactly how those inhabitants of Pompeii must feel if they could feel Reindeer Christmas Sweatshirt although the fact that they can’t is kind of the point of them. I’m stuck in this pose, this shop-managing pose, forever, because of a few short weeks in when I went a bit potty for a while.