Music is a big part of my life and who I am. Most people who know me would say that I’m the rock and metal type. I won’t deny that, that is very true. I do favour those genres, but that’s not all I listen to…
A brief history so you get the context. On a particular day my niece, someone I rarely agree with on music, was playing a song and I really like how it sounded. I asked her for the title, it was this song:
I had heard of Billie before but hadn’t paid enough attention to her. After that song I did some research, like I do with every artist that sparks my interest, to find what else she had done.
And I came across this song:
Which brings us to the reason for this post. I think I’ve had this song on repeat for the past weeks. You might say that’s too much, but it makes me feel things. Things I had forgotten I could feel, and more specifically it reminds me of someone.
This is a person I knew during a simpler time. They wanted nothing than just to know me. To this day, after all these years, I can still recall the face, the voice and the smile. The smile that somehow said, “Hey, wanna talk?” There has not been a smile that’s done that since.
I would give anything to just see them one more time, ask how they’re doing, and if they still remember me. Because I can never forget this them.
I’m really happy I had the chance to meet this person and get to know them, even just briefly.
Billie Elish’s Ocean Eyes takes me back. Back to a place I wish to be, back to someone.
She gave me Ocean Eyes…
Perhaps we’ll meet again.