Normally I can’t listen to music while I work. As soon as I select a song, I begin bopping my head to the beat. Then, as I type on my keyboard, I hum a few bars. Finally, my favorite part of the music comes up, and I drop everything, back away from the computer, and sing along full force until the song is over, when I realize I enjoyed those few minutes so much I want to hit replay.
No, listening to music during work generally isn’t a good idea for me. 🙂
Lots of people enjoy it, though, and I’ve always envied those who can rock out while they write. I’ve been searching for an album that works – one that relaxes me, keeps me feeling upbeat, and doesn’t serve as a distraction.
I think I’ve finally found something!
Flower is an amazing PlayStation Network downloadable game/work of art created by That Game Company. It follows the dreams? journeys? destinies? of several urban windowsill flowers as they turn a dreary world beautiful. It also has a lovely soundtrack – lyric free and soothing.
Not long ago I downloaded the soundtrack from PSN and have been playing it in the background while I write. It’s perfect! The music is calm, fun, and ideal for creativity. My only complaint is that I want more tracks – I could listen to this all day long.
Do you listen to music while you work? What’s best for you?