Music, played by John Miles in 1976, is a separate and popular song with changes in tempo, timbre , rhythm and Instrumentation. The single comes from the album Rebel.The song is about John Miles ' love for music:
Music was my first love; and it will be my last
In various places in the song is the feeling that the song comes to an end, while it is not, on the contrary, the song takes about 6 minutes. The first time that this feeling is provided is around 2 to 3 minutes, the end is always stretched up to a certain point, where you would say that the song ends, there come and a new melody is played with instruments. This is one of the reasons why the song is so special. In the song is sung, but the biggest part is instrumental.
Music was in 1976 one week on the first place of the National hit parade but kept only 7 weeks in the list. The single was re-released In 1982 resulting in another 7 weeks listing with as highest place number 4. In the Top 100 of 1976  (based on points) it came on # 44. It was also at # 58 in the Top 100 of 1984 (based on sales).
John Miles sings the song still during the Night of the Proms.
Instruments used in the song are:
- (Electric) Guitar
- Bass Guitar
- A bladder section (clarinet, trumpet, etc)
- A string section (violin)
|"Music" in the Dutch Top 40 - inside: 24-04-1976|
|"Music" in the Single Top 100 - inside: 24-04-1976 | inside: 13-03-1982|
|Number (s) with markings
in the Radio 2 Top 2000
|' 99||' 00||' 01||' 02||' 03||' 04||' 05||' 06||' 07||' 08||' 09||' 10||' 11||' 12||' 13|
|"Music" JOE fm Hitarchief Top 2000|