Music can touch your inner self. This is one of the most powerful forms of art that has the potential to change the world. Over ages people have used this as a medium to touch the lives of others. Musicians have come from various walks of life with diverse cultural backgrounds to have an impact on the world. Music has been used as a platform to convey messages. Satirical songs have been used to condemn people as well as governments. Here are some ways musicians could change the perceptions of people as well as have an impact on the world.
- Delivering a message
Musicians have taken the stage to deliver messages to the crowd. They have made use of their songs to tell people how they feel about the world and what needs to be changed about the perspective. Bands have used the power of music to change the life of people. Various NGO’s in Africa have used music as a medium to bring about changes in the lives of the people living there. Music is not only about cars and women but music can also make a profound statement. Music in many parts of the country was used to describe corruption, the government and social changes that need to occur
- Music for social change
Music can also be used as a medium to bring about social change. A clear example of this is the result of music in South Africa. Many immigrants in South Africa face harassment and discrimination. Many groups in South Africa have resorted to music to bring about a change in social status of people as well as to spread awareness. Similar to this there have been various messages sent to public through the medium of music. It is the responsibility of musicians to create such music that can affect the lives of people in a positive way and help them change.
- As a platform
Music is a platform for people to showcase their talents. Musicians need to take the initiative to address huge crowds that gather for concerts and advise them on the social changes that need to be done. These artists can also send a strong message to their fans. With such a huge crowd following they can have a huge impact on people.
- Music for unity
People sing and dance in sync with the music played. This gives a sense of unity in people. This unity can be further used to make this world a better place to live in.
These are some of the best ways music has impacted the world. We need to give credit to the musicians behind this initiative and applaud them for their work.