For my 9th birthday I received an Ipod nano with only one song on it, Old School by Hedley. Never did I think that band would change my life so much back then. In grade 8 I decided to look into Hedley more and more, and from there my love for music spun out of control. Their music gave me a lot of confidence and really changed me as a person and made me happier. Which may sound strange to some people but it’s amazing how music can affect someone. Now because of Hedley I have such an open, amazing love for music. I wouldn't have made half the friendships I have now. I wouldn't be interested in any of the music I like now. I wouldn't have experienced all the concerts and the positive environment that comes with it. Something I've now grown to be obsessed with. Back in grade 8 I had no idea that looking up Hedley would be a defining moment for me, but I definitely something I've realized now.