Music Monday – Don’t Try Suicide

A couple years ago, I posted a Music Monday on September 10th, World Suicide Prevention Day. In the wake of Robin Williams apparent suicide, I thought it relevant to reblog it.
The bottom line: There is no shame in asking for help, there is someone(s), somewhere who cares about what you’re going through, and people will miss you if you take your own life. Reach out!

Lorwynd's Thoughts

If you are thinking about suicide, find someone you can trust and tell them you need their help or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7) at 1-800-273-TALK(8255).  Their is absolutely NO SHAME in asking for help!
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day.  As such, the three selections today all deal with the subject of suicide.  The artists: Queen, Kix, and Mike Corrado.
While I generally find Queen’s lyrics to be witty or insightful, or thought-provoking, I’m really not sure about this one.  It first glance, it sounds straight forward: don’t try suicide.  Rather than going for the slower, heart-wrenching, depressing sound that most songs about suicide use, Queen went uptempo sound with a catchy sound.  A few lines seem a bit out there, but the ones I have a real problem with are in the chorus:  “Nobody cares” and “nobody gives a damn.”  I would say that, as…

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