Who does your product serve?
The aim of the Music to Grieve to project is to help all people who are dealing with grief to feel better. Music is everywhere and grief doesn't discriminate, we believe that sad music can have a positive effect on everyone who listens.
What is their biggest challenge?
It's the fact that they feel bad, that the grieving process isn't a particularly desirable or pleasurable one. Sure we understand that it's a necessity and that going through the process is as natural as waking up or going to sleep, it's just that for most people, it sucks.
If we can help influence people's emotions, if we can in some way alleviate the pain of the grieving process, even for a short time, then we'll have made a difference.
How do you help them?
It's kind of a counter-intuitive - the idea that when you're feeling sad - one of the best things you can do to feel better is to listen to sad music.
In order to get that message out, we spent months researching the science. This resulted in an essay drawing from scientific studies that prove just how effective sad music is at ameliorating grief.
Composer and Pianist music2work2 created 5 original tracks delivering over 48 minutes of instrumental, emotional music. Published under the album Music to Grieve to - we believe that the simple act of listening can help people feel better.
With streaming music now becoming the norm - people don't need to pay to listen - they can experience the tracks for free on YouTube, SoundCloud, Apple Music, Spotify and all major streaming services.
Where can we find out more?
Definitely read the essay on how sad music can help you feel better, it's published on the Musicto.com website. If you like this kind of music you can visit the music2work2 website where Andrew is always publishing new music, you can also find him on social media at
What's your favorite music to listen to when you're feeling down?
Well - clearly I'm listening to music2work2's "Music to Grieve to" as I write this - but perhaps my earliest memory of sad music that reduces me to tears and yet leaves me feeling better is the second movement of Schubert's String Quintet in C Major. If you're interested in diving deeper here's a list on Quora that lists out some of the saddest classical music ever written.
Music to Grieve toListening to sad music after losing a loved one, being diagnosed with a terminal illness, or finalizing a divorce might seem counterintuitive, but this somber sounding activity has been proven to help.
Nothing can prepare you for grief, nor is there a right or wrong way to deal with it, but sad music is an easily accessible and highly effective tool that can help you begin to heal.Learn How Sad Music Can Help You