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Casey Olevsky
11/4 discussion
Fri Nov 4, 2011 1:16pm
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The song that I chose to identify with is called "meet virginia" and the song is by the band train. I like a lot of the music by the band train because I think that it is very relatable to me in the very tone of their songs isnt very fast pace which is what I what I like. I feel like this song is relaxing and makes me think about being home in Wake forest, North Carolina with my parents spending time with my family. The song makes me think of this because It makes me think about how i'm a stubborn high maintenence girl that wants a country boy that accepts how I am and loves me for every bit of it. I'll be the first one to admit that I am 100 percent high maintenence to a tee. The song says "she never compromises, loves babies and surprises, wears high heels when she exercises, ain’t that beautiful, meet Virginia" and that sums up how I feel about my life and how I want the man in my life whoever he may be to appreciate that quality about me. Yes I wear high heels, I love babies and I love surprises, I’m high maintenance and I very well would wear high heels when I exercise and I would love to find a man that didn’t think that was too absurd. The song also says “her daddy wrestles alligators, momma works on carbourators, her brother is a fine mediator, for the president” This relates to my life because we live in the country and this very weekend my dad is getting promoted to 10th degree black belt which is grandmaster and the highest rank possible to receive. He all but does wrestle alligators, he’s tough and is a master ranking blackbelt in four different arts, he’s a badass. My mom though was always the one to get into the nitty gritty at home though. If there was ever a boy to meet or something that had to get done that was my mom that’s why the working on cars comment makes me think of my mom because she would be the first one to get down and dirty and do what needed to be done. My brother is the sales person for my parents business and is so successful at 26 year old with no college degree he has made an amazing life for himself and he is a go getter so the comment about the brother is spot on as well. I think she song in general sums up my life and my personality and how my family and I interact and all of their personalities. The mood of the song I think is very relaxed and I think that the background music and the way that the artists sing get that across very well. It makes you appreciate where I came from and exactly who I am. When I hear this song I just want to be like yeah, that’s me!

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