Everybody for Something
He doesn't know if you do this too. Instead of controlling his emotions, he controls his playlist. He controls the extent to which his melancholy seems ridiculous by blasting power pop and scowling motionless to the jangly beat. If it's eighties inspired, he's pulling out all the stops. If it can remind him he's white and spoiled, even better. His playlists aren't mood-changers, they make him realize his mood deeper by challenge and comparison. He likes to sit in a bubblebath, but not force a wash.
One-Two - Something In My Mind (mp3)
Chester French - She Loves Everybody (mp3):