Oliver Sacks once said in his book, Musicophilia:
"The power of music whether joyous or cathartic must steal on one unawares, come spontaneously as a blessing or a grace..."
Music has incredible power. People today listen to music all the time, walking down streets and sitting in subway cars. We can't escape music.
For many of us, certain songs have this mystical power of throwing us into the past to a certain time and place. It might be a wonderful memory or a memory we would rather not remember. Regardless, we begin to understand that our brain and music have a pretty special relationship.
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