"They don’t even know what it is to be a fan. Ya know? To truly love some silly little piece of music, or some band, so much that it hurts."
— Almost Famous
"She forgot all about them in her enjoyment of the fine music, which she felt rather than understood, and sat listening with such a happy face that several true music lovers watched her smilingly, for her heart gave a blithe welcome to the melody which put the little instrument in tune."
Louisa May Alcott, An Old-Fashioned Girl
"Sentimental music has this great way of taking you back somewhere at the same time that it takes you forward, so you feel nostagic and hopeful all at the same time"
— Nick Hornby, High Fidelity