Autism related music which describes you well

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24 May 2023, 7:04 pm

Sometimes, I have encountered music which described me well and described many other autistic people well. For example, a song called Eyes of the World by the metal band Stratovarius. Can you listen to the song and explain what you think, if you liked how it might describe you as a person different than the rest of the world? Here's the song. Thanks.



Song words:

Everywhere I go I see people staring at me
It makes me feel so strange
Why won't they just leave me be
So take a look in the mirror
And maybe you'll see all the things that happened
While you were looking at me
Am I really so different
In the Eyes of the world
You are no different to me
In the Eyes of the world
Is it so hard to see now



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24 May 2023, 9:43 pm

Anger: Richard Wagner: ide of the Valkyrie’s

Sadness: Mahler Symphony No. 4 “Tragic”. 1st movement

Tchaikovsky: Symphony no.6 “Pathetique” 1st. Movement



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24 May 2023, 9:52 pm

Most of the songs I can think of that may be autism-related are just about executive dysfunction

Here's one:


Whoa oh, I've been banging my head against the wall
Whoa oh, for so long it seems I knocked it down
Yeah, it got knocked down
Whoa oh, and the heating bill went through the roof
Whoa oh, and the wall I knocked down was the proof
That my landlord needed to kick me out

I got evicted now I'm living on the street
My spirits lifted, oh wait, that wasn't me
Too many turns have turned out to be wrong
This time I learned that, I knew it all along
When car crashes occur then I'll be what you were
When I see what I should, when I see that it's good

That it's good
To experience the bittersweet
To taste defeat then brush my teeth
Experience the bittersweet
To taste defeat then brush my teeth

'Cause I struggle with forward motion
I struggle with forward motion
We all struggle with forward motion
'Cause forward motion is harder than it sounds

Well every time I gain some ground
I gotta turn myself around again
It's harder than it sounds
Well every time I gain some ground
I gotta turn myself around again

edit:
One more:

Relient K is a neurodivergent mood tbh (for me, at least)



Well I found a list of flaws,
That I saw in myself and other people,
And I threw it away because, Bon Voyage
Isn't it nice to know, that the lining is silver. (hey!)
Isn't it nice to know, that we're golden.
Oh!
Isn't it nice to know, that the lining is silver.
Isn't it nice to know, that we're golden.


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24 May 2023, 11:00 pm



How about this one? The artist, Adam Young (Owl City) is autistic, too!

When did the sky turn black?
And when will the light come back?
We all suffer but we recover
Just to discover life where we all are

I fought all through the night
Oh oh, but I made it alive
The sun's starting to rise
Oh oh, these are beautiful times
This fight of my life is so hard, so hard, so hard
But I'm gonna survive
Oh oh, these are beautiful times
This fight of my life is so hard, so hard, so hard
But I'm gonna survive
Oh oh, these are beautiful times


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25 May 2023, 4:51 am


I started a joke
Which started the whole world crying
But I didn't see
That the joke was on me, oh no
I started to cry
Which started the whole world laughing
Oh, if I'd only seen
That the joke was on me
I looked at the skies
Running my hands over my eyes
And I fell out of bed
Hurting my head from things that I'd said
'Til I finally died
Which started the whole world living
Oh, if I'd only seen
That the joke was on me
I looked at the skies
Running my hands over my eyes
And I fell out of bed
Hurting my head from things that I'd said
'Til I finally died
Which started the whole world living
Oh, if I'd only seen, oh yeah
That the joke was on me, oh no
That the joke was on me
Oh, no, no, no



Don't wanna talk anymore
I'm obsessed with silence
I go home and I lock my door
I can hear the sirens
I see buildings and bars from the window
And I listen to the wind blow
I see people and cars covered in gold
And I'm happy to be on my own
Hard like a rock, cold like stone
White like a diamond, black like coal
Cut like a jewel, yeah I repair myself
When you're not there
Solitaire
Something you consider rare
I don't wanna be compared, (yeah)
With that cheap shimmer and glitter

Solitaire
I'm in love with the ice-blue grey skies of England
I'll admit all I wanna do is get drunk and silent
Watch my life unfold all around me
Like a beautiful garden
I see flowers so tall, they surround me
Oh, my heart, it became so hardened
Hard like a rock, cold like stone
White like a diamond, black like coal
Cut like a jewel, yeah I repair myself
When you're not there
Solitaire
Something you consider rare
I don't wanna be compared, (yeah)
With that cheap shimmer and glitter
Solitaire
And all the other jewels around me
They astounded me at first
I covered up my heart in boundaries
And all the fakes they called me cursed
But I'm not cursed, I'm not cursed

I was just covered in dirt, dirt, dirt, dirt

Solitaire
Something you consider rare
I don't wanna be compared,
With that cheap shimmer and glitter
Solitaire
Hmm, solitaire
Hmm, solitaire
Hmm, (solitaire)
(Hmm, solitaire)

Beautiful song also.


Something feels so strange tonight
It's not wrong but it's just not right
Some hidden complications, fill me with hesiatation
and it gets so dark in here
I can't see through doubts and fears
Walled in by expectation, I need a deviation
Change in perspective, alternateive view
To help me see clearly, observe something new
All I want is a window to look through
All I need is a window to look through
It's the only thing that I really wanna do anyway
All I want is a window to look through
All I need is a window to look through
It's the only thing that I really wanna do anyway
outside the world's so dangerous
It's hard to find someone to trust
Fills me with reservation drives me into hibernation
I watch what's going on
But I don't want to belong
Leave me in my introspection
Safely behind protection

All I want is a window to look through
All I need is a window to look through
It's the only thing that I really wanna do anyway
All I want is a window to look through
All I need is a window to look through
It's the only thing that I really wanna do anyway
looking through windows at the world
Looking through windows at the world
Safe behind windows from the world
Safe behind windows from the world
Watching my window world go by
Just watching my window world go by
Without my window who am I
Without my window who am I
All I want is a window to look through
All I need is a window to look through
It's the only thing that I really wanna do anyway
All I want is a window to look through
All I need is a window to look through
It's the only thing that I really wanna do anyway
All I want
All I want is a window to look through
All I want
All I need is a window to look through
All I need
It's the only thing that I really wanna do anyway
All I want is a window to look through
All I need is a window to look through
It's the only thing that I really wanna do anyway


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25 May 2023, 9:24 pm




A winter's day
In a deep and dark December
I am alone
Gazing from my window to the streets below
On a freshly fallen silent shroud of snow

I've built walls
A fortress deep and mighty
That none may penetrate
I have no need of friendship
Friendship causes pain
It's laughter and it's loving I disdain

Don't talk of love
I've heard the word before
It's sleeping in my memory
I won't disturb the slumber of feelings that have died
If I never loved, I never would have cried

I have my books
And my poetry to protect me
I am shielded in my armour
Hiding in my room safe within my womb
I touch no one and no one touches me
I am a rock I am an island

And a rock feels no pain
And an island never cries


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