Happiness as Anarchy #103: Why Music Works

The School of Life and Alain de Botton’s philosophies on everyday life are quite enlightening (despite Alain’s frightfully posh British accent). Watch this video for a clear and simple explanation of the power of music over the human heart and mind. Then go and stick your favourite CD in the player.

By Amie Brûlée

Amie Brûlée is a musician, performer, teacher and researcher. She sings, plays piano, double bass and ukulele, unearths old songs and writes new ones. Amie also has a PhD in wine and anthropology and adores teaching wine tasting, gastronomy and song-writing. Amie lives in central Victoria with a house full of instruments, a head full of songs and a cellar full of wine.

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