What Type of Music Do You Enjoy Listening to While Reading?

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Re: What Type of Music Do You Enjoy Listening to While Reading?

Post by gen_g » 04 May 2018, 01:34

I usually can't listen to music whilst reading - as it would distract me. However, perhaps classical might work...

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Post by simplymica26 » 04 Jun 2018, 01:46

Depends on the book I am reading. Usually I listen to New wave or RnB. But when I love the book I'm reading and want to finish it immediately, I don't listen to any music.

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Post by NSRM7 » 04 Jun 2018, 15:26

I generally like soft music. Acoustic and folk music, always with lyrics. For some reason instrumental music distracts me more than words!

I remember when I was a kid I re-read Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix while listening to Daniel Powter’s Bad Day on repeat! Every time I hear that song I think about that book ☺️

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Post by kabanda » 04 Jun 2018, 23:04

:shock: Well it depends on which book am reading but if am to listen while reading i prefer country or oldies and slow music.

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Post by ImTheBookAddict » 04 Jun 2018, 23:19

Instrumental. I will usually go on the spotify app and choose the background piano or the peaceful guitar playlist.

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Post by Kristen_Githinji » 06 Jun 2018, 05:31

Classical music does the trick... Especially Vivaldi's four seasons... It is calming and it creates a peaceful atmosphere for both reading and relaxing.

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Post by jeremiah_feranmi123 » 06 Jun 2018, 19:17

I love listening to Reggae... Most especially the ones by Majek Fashek. :D

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Post by gkgurley » 10 Jun 2018, 21:23

I like listening to instrumental tracks from soundtracks. It keeps the action going. I particularly love the Lord of the Rings one and the Pride and Prejudice one.

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Post by Morgan Jones » 14 Jun 2018, 09:11

Soft Rock and anything calming that involves a piano or a violin.
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Post by Ayyatullah » 15 Jun 2018, 00:37

I listen to saoty arewa music anytime am Reading

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Post by Shraddha_rc » Yesterday, 11:36

I love listening to instrumentals and acoustic guitar versions of songs. They help me in concentrating on a book while reading.

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Post by JR Mercier » Today, 03:48

I'm the same. It's is my theme music when reading. I love anything as long as it keeps up with what I'm reading.

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