If you’re emotional about something, it’s a good sign that you care about it, that you are invested. It’s also a good sign that you’re a good person who can empathize with others. Music is one of those things that can reveal your emotion when you least expect it.
Music appreciation involves social cognition. People sensitive and willing to empathize with the misfortune of another person — in this case represented by the sad music — are somehow rewarded by the process.Tuomas Eerola
When you get emotional, take a minute to think about what about and why. It’ll give you a good idea of what you care about, what matters to you, and maybe why.
The Boys of Fall can mean a lot. What does it mean to you?
What did you think about?
What got to you?
Those things are important. It reveals what you appreciate, prioritize, and care about.