Mad At Disney

I’ve realized that I’ve been quite unnecessarily ‘critical’ of songs lately. Which further validates that maybe I do put an unhealthy amount of thought into things that should really just be enjoyed as they are.

It’s not an ideal world where everything would be accepted as easily. Our minds, with all the brilliance they possess, have ways of working experiences or lessons of our lives into the music we listen to. Or the other way around.

For instance, the other day I was driving with Adele’s Someone Like You on the stereo. I found myself arguing that I’m never going to find ‘someone like you’ for it’s not going to be the same love twice. Love will present itself at my door, in different forms and peculiarities. It might be someone else and someone new, but it’s entirely okay, because it is still Love even if love is not you.

A few days later, Elina’s Wild Enough randomly came up my Spotify playlist. To the wrong person, I’ll never be wild enough. Heck, I’ll never even be enough, whatever ‘enough’ explicates. But to the right person, I’ll never have to be anything more than who I already am. And he’ll always be willing to find and see all the old and new pieces of me.

Earlier today, I heard Mad At Disney by Salem Ilese. A song I cannot relate to, catchy regardless. Life is not a fairytale like how Disney has been depicting it to be. Reality hits much harsher and hurts deeper than what has been portrayed on TV. In real life, prince charming wont be returning your glass shoes on his gallant white horse, you got to chase your own flip-flops down a flooded road when they got carried away during a heavy downpour. And no, nobody saves you from the locked tower but yourself honey because in your own tale, you save yourself, always.

Maybe I should stop analyzing and enjoy music just as it is. It is indeed too bad that my brain wont allow me to do so. My apologies if this particular post ‘ruins’ your listening experience. Do enjoy every music that serenades your ears and hearts and may the beats calm and heal your pain and broken pieces.


I’ve watched ‘The Dude In Me’ recently, on the tVN channel. I’d say I’m impressed with Jung Jin Young’s acting this time around plus the film has the right amount of humor and action scenes to be deemed sufficiently enjoyable by many.

I honestly could not recall seeing Jung Jin Young as an actor besides his role in the ‘Love in The Moonlight’ drama. He’ll always portray the ‘idol’ image to me, ever since I started listening to B1A4, like 8 years ago. He’s also a great song composer. Nevertheless, he did pretty great as an actor.

Talking about his image though, it’s impressive how it progresses from:

An anime-character looking guy



Every girl’s high school crush




Which reminds me that ‘OK’ by B1A4 randomly appeared in my Spotify playlist while I was riding the train last week. It was introduced by one of my roommates back when I was taking my Diploma. 8 years later, I’m all smiles listening to it.

How time flies huh.