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How Could You Leave Us by NF

May 29, 2018
By cmartinez2019 BRONZE, Las Vegas, Nevada
cmartinez2019 BRONZE, Las Vegas, Nevada
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I may not be the best with music styles but NF has the most pain feeling songs. Once you listen to at least one song completely you can tell he has lived with so much pain that he holds in and let it out in his music. One of NFs’ song “How could you leave us” has put me in a position where I can feel what he felt while making the song, I have never felt so much pain and so much in common with an artist until his music popped out of nowhere. NF says “How could 3 you leave us so unexpected? We were waiting, we were waiting , For you but you just left us, We needed you, I needed you.” Reading that without the instrumental in the background you can feel what he felt I can say I’ve been at the same position as him. NF has the most soothing and relaxing voice when he sings like in his other song “Lost in the moment” he starts off the song with a heavenly beat while he starts his song with him singing, but once the rap part kicks in the beat drops and hits you with the pain he felt in his life. NF says “This may be the last sunset I'll see, So I'll take it in”  he doesn’t only talk about himself he talks about his family. His music shows that he thinks he was a disappointment to his family and that he let everybody he knows down. NF has the most thrilling life experiences his mom died from an overdose. He has a strong character in music, most artists just sing without putting emotion into it but NF does he puts so much emotion into his music that you can hear the pain and he also cries during his recordings.

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This article has 4 comments.

on Aug. 3 at 9:19 pm
Galactic-Customs BRONZE, Fayetteville, Tennessee
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Now that the HOPE album is out, MAMA is a big competitor to How Could You Leave Us. both are great tho

on Feb. 24 at 3:26 pm
ilovewolves218 BRONZE, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"the biggest lie that can creep into your head is the thought that you're nothing special"

This is absolutely one of my fave songs and NF is my fave artist. his music is so relatable and great. his music also tells us how he feels.

AlexQualls said...
on Jan. 23 at 11:49 am
AlexQualls, Littleton, Colorado
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I can complety relate. I come from almost the same past I had a very (addicted mom), His music helps somany people realize and acknowledge that pain is not bad.

on Feb. 2 2021 at 1:20 pm
gconnor PLATINUM, Laplace, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
"Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself."

I completely relate. Coming from a past that was very similar to Nathan (addicted mom), there is nothing like listening to someone who knows exactly what that pain is. He helps me to realize that acknowledging the pain there is not bad.