Results for - Music and Lachrymosity (Tunes That Produce Tears)

1,555 voters participated in this survey

1. Does any music get you to crying?

Yes, there's music that opens my waterworks anywhere from a trickle to a flood
54%
837 votes
No, there isn't any music that affects me emotionally like that
23%
359 votes
Not currently, but there once was a time when music so affected me.
23%
359 votes

2. If music can bring you to tears, what does the trick?

Passages of &/or entire instrumental pieces
16%
250 votes
Multiple pieces by a particular singer (or rapper) that brings me to tears
11%
169 votes
The playing of one particular &/or multiple instrumentalists
10%
157 votes
The singing of (a) paritcular song/s by (a) particular singer/s
31%
483 votes
Songs in a particular genre &/or style (e.g., folk murder ballads, sad country drinking songs, love-begging r&b/soul slow jams), possibly by specific singers
19%
302 votes
None of the anove, but another instance or instances I may describe in a comment below
12%
192 votes
Music doesn't make me cry
27%
414 votes

3. If you cry to certain music, how does that make you feel to be have music make you feel so sad?

I'm good with it;there's nothing wrong with a good cry.
39%
599 votes
I feel embarrassed to have been so emotionally manipulated by music.
6%
99 votes
It disturbs me, giving me pause as to my emotional stability,
6%
89 votes
It depends on the song &/or my mood at the time I'm hearing certain music.
26%
400 votes
Once again, I'm not one to cry to music.
29%
458 votes

4. Does it seem to you that there's less English language popular music of a sorrowful nature being produced now than in times past?

Yes, and it's a shame.
19%
298 votes
Yes, but so what?
11%
170 votes
No, but you have to know what you want to hear.
20%
306 votes
No, but I don't like or avoid sad songs anyway.
10%
162 votes
Beats me.
32%
491 votes
I've another answer I may share in a comment.
8%
128 votes
12/22/2015 Music 1555 38 By: jlrake

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