Why write music
Music is no easy thing to write. Doubt is a huge part of the process. Every now and then I remember why you have to write: to share something beautiful with the world that you discovered, observed, or felt.
The greatest responsibility of the songwriter, or any creative person, is to add beauty to the world, rather than take away. Don't try make something that is somehow superior to something else. There is no such thing.
This is one of those pieces of music that reframes my perspective, and makes me remember what we're all here to do. It's truly one of the most perfect songs:
See also: Wish I Was Here.