I'm not sure that many people truly realize how severely music effects our lives on a daily basis. If humans are stripped of any trace of music in their lives, I believe that they lose a very important part of themselves. It's an unbelievably deep part of our soul and our consciousness, and without it, many of us would lose our sanity. Sometimes music is so overlooked because it surrounds us from every angle, though being estranged from, what I believe to be, a necessity takes a very obvious toll on anybody who would be submitted to such an experience.
This video absolutely blows my mind because before having listened to music perhaps for years, these people are described as basically comatose. Hardly any movement, no reactions or communication, and showing almost no signs of life. Though after having been handed an ipod and a pair of headphones, simply hearing a song they used to listen to instills in them such tangible liveliness and sheer joy. It is one of the most beautiful things I have seen so far, and such nostalgia clearly restores a strong sense of youth in those who have been isolated from music for so many years. Music is immortal and timeless, and for myself, living without music is an impossible task. It is so deeply rooted in my brain that if it were to be taken from me, my mental state would spiral downwards and I definitely would not end up the same person. This video is tragically beautiful, and it shows a human's raw emotions when they gain a long lost piece of their consciousness.