Music has a texture, a tone, a feel that can evoke strong emotions. Sometimes it doesn't even matter what the lyrics are, it's all about the passion and strength of the performance. I often listen to music when I write. Depending on the scene I'm working on, the more emotion the tune the better.
Let's start today off with one that always pulls me in. Haunting...beautiful,,,
Evanescence - My Immortal, Live at the David Letterman Show