MUSIC OF YOUR GENERATION THAT DRIVES AN OLDER GENERATION CRAZY
Thursday, September 10, 2009 11:48:56 AM
One thing that the older generation can’t stand about our generation is the music we are listening to. At first, we couldn’t but tell about rock music. Rock music is the genre of popular music but it makes the older generation crazy because it is difficult to understand. Most lyric of rock song is very short, and usually going on repetitively some words. So the older generation, who are used to listening songs have the long lyric and plentiful words, is unpleasant when listening rock music. In addition, the sound of rock music is very noisy and full of screams, so it isn’t compatible with the weak nervous system of the older. Besides the subjective reasons belong to the older generation self, another reason makes them crazy is the effect of rock music to the life style of the youth. The young people who listen to rock music often imitate rocker in fashion, behaviour, action. Most of them don’t suit the traditional culture. For instance, the clothes of rockers is torn jeans, black T-shirt cling to the body, and they wear a lot of earings. In the shows, they usually whirl together with the long hair untied. About our behaviour, they have created the new culture called the culture of rock music which makes listener become more and more impersonal. Contrary to rock music, hip hop music help young people become more open-minded, but it is still considered as the kind of music that the older generation dislike. Maybe there are some reasons explain why hippop music drives the older crazy. Firstly, hippop music is the genre of music leans toward dancing rather than singing. So its lyric is very short, and it use many slangs. Specially, the words in the hippop song are quite rude, and its content is extreme. In addition, while showing the hiphopers often have impolite gestures. Secondly, hiphopers also wear peculiar clothes, but unlike rockers they wear baggy clothes, and too much jewelry. All things make a hip hop culture which will effect badly on young people if they imitate it. In short, it’s undeniable that music we are listening drives the older generation crazy because its characteristics don’t suit them, and it also effect badly on the life style of young people.