The way I think about it is that everything I do will either bring me either closer or further away from Allah(swt). And most music brings me farther away. And if you are listening for pleasure to escape your stress, do Allah(swt)’ s words not bring comfort to your heart? ‘Only the remembrance of Allah(swt) brings ease to one’s heart. And if it doesnt’t then there is a big problem. Allah(swt) says that if the Quran had been sent upon a mountain, the mountain would have crumbled, so if your heart doesn’t find ease in the remembrance of Allah(swt), then is your heart harder than a mountain?Just something to think about…..