Generally speaking, there is a genuine difference between a really good song and a song one can consider a masterpiece. By definition, a masterpiece is a work of outstanding skill and workmanship, typically an artist’s best piece of work. However, as someone who becomes almost too personally invested in music, a masterpiece in the world of music is goes beyond being instrumentally and/or lyrically beautiful—it is the emotions that spring from the piece of work as a listener. I think the most beautiful thing about a musical masterpiece is the listener’s emotional connection to it, so for this month, I have compiled a playlist of songs I consider to be masterpieces. Enjoy and listen here: