The Express Tribune, Pakistan: Stuck on repeat

There might be thousands of new tracks circulating on the airwaves but there is still something uncanny about Ali Haider’s Puraani Jeans that these tunes simply cannot live up to.

Every time the song comes on, a rush of nostalgia hits us hard and makes us press the repeat button. The same is true for evergreen movies like Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham and shows like Friends that have struck a chord in our hearts. We know the songs and scripts by heart but can still shamelessly binge-watch these all-time greats whenever we get the chance. But have you ever wondered why we never get sick of them? How does one explain this desire to watch or listen to things on repeat? Read more >