All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.
There is a stark contrast between my mood tonight and my mood from last Sunday.
It may sound a little off to you, but i find a sort of distorted comfort in melancholy. I'm not sure whether it's because it brings back bitter-sweet nostalgia for my angsty youth, or whether it's because it helps remind me that I'm alive. I see things differently when in this state and I don't think I would have appreciated For Stars Will Rise Again quite as much if my world wasn't a little dark right now.
For Stars Will Rise Again is a gorgeous site of pictures and quotes that have helped to lift my heavy mood.
These songs generally help me too:
MP3: Green Grass of Tunnel - Múm
MP3: Postcards From Italy - Beirut
MP3: Leaf House - Animal Collective
MP3: Like Castanets - Bishop Allen
MP3: Walkabout - Atlas Sound
MP3: Nothing Ever Happened - Deerhunter