It's not hard to see why: music offers a potent form of expression for the complex issues young people deal with as they pass through adolescence to adulthood: identity, self-esteem, sexuality, alienation and anger. Teens use music to help them define their identity, to give them comfort or escape when they're depressed, and to provide inspiration and motivation. 
 Hajar, Kelley. Teens & Movies: A Look At Canadian Teens' Movie Preferences and Behaviors. Connect 13, April 2012.
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