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21 Problems Only Music Lovers Will Understand

Being obsessed with music is a full-time occupation.

1. When people don't realize that a hit song is just a cover of another song.

2. When someone asks you what your favorite album is and expects you to pick just one.

3. When you play a song for someone and they start talking.

4. When the radio overplays the single from your favorite new album.

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5. When the new album from a band you love gets a bad review.

6. When you have to wait 10 years between albums.

7. When you have your headphones on and forget you're in public.

8. When no one gets your obscure music references.

9. When you ask someone what they're into and they say, "Oh, you know. Anything."

10. Or they say that they don't really listen to music.

11. When you can't talk about a band without saying EVERYTHING about the band.

12. Only being able to start something after you've found the perfect playlist.

13. When you play a song for someone and it's not as amazing as you remember.

14. When someone refers to it as "your music" dismissively.

15. When you can't stop yourself from ranking everything.

16. When you can't stop planning the songs they'll play at your wedding.

17. Or your funeral.

18. When you need to start keeping a running list of songs to sing at karaoke in your phone.

19. Then you never end up using it.

20. When a song comes on that you just can't not sing along to.

21. When people think they're super-fans, but only know the latest record.