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The TFT Guide To... Remaking the time of your day

An academic has claimed that listening to personal stereos and i-Pods through headphones helps people create their own personal space, alter their moods and 're-make the time of their day' by transforming everyday experiences. So how else can we 'remake' our time with a personal soundtrack?

2 April 2004

1) Boost your ego by listening to 'Simply the Best' while having sex. And why not sing along, replacing 'you're' with 'I'm'?

2) If you find yourself at the funeral of someone you didn't really know, join in with atmosphere of grief by listening to 'Bright Eyes'. (There is quite literally nothing more tragic than when Fiver goes to cartoon rabbit heaven.)

3) Make yourself better disposed towards friends and acquaintances by listening to a song with their name in it. Note: this only works with people called Jude, Joe, Mr Tambourine Man, Dr Robert, Layla, Sweet Jane, Fernando or Chiquitita.

4) Find out what it's going to be like in the future by listening to Kraftwerk.

5) If you're a bit of a knobhead, feel immeasurably better by listening to MC Hammer.



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