If you don't like it and aren't prepared to hear it 24/7, run to the hills. I don't care if you're dating someone in a local band with five fans or an internationally touring act that draws thousands — there are always gonna be interested parties prowling around.

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Nonetheless, you can work to make your relationship better and be the best partner you can be to him or her, though don't forget to expect the same in return.

If you've been cursed with the "I-only-date-musicians" affliction, I sympathize.

If the idea of a politically fearless and entirely self-produced pop group may not seem a natural fit for a major label, especially an act so vocally opposed to our current administration, Muna is brazen in its ambitions, as Maskin says the band declared it would “change the world” when it signed with RCA.

In turn, Muna doesn’t shy away from big topics, as its songs are likely to tackle gender identity, victimization and trauma.“Since I've known these guys, I’ve become more of a feminine lady,” says Maskin, joking that if she hadn’t picked up a guitar at age 7 she likely would have become a firefighter.

Here are seven things that only people who date musicians will understand: Whatever connection you're stuck having with your S.

O.'s bandmates, multiply that by 20 to get what kind of relationship you'll have with their music.

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However, when they do eventually pull out that rough mix for their new record, put down your damn phone and offer your full, undivided attention — or risk being saddled with passive aggressive sulking and/or bruise their fragile ego. Otherwise why would you put up with the late nights, the touring, the weirdo fan encounters, the existential crises, and the boxes of merch stored in the entryway to your apartment that you trip over almost every damn time you open the door?

It all pays off when you get to see them onstage, doing their thing, submerged in sonic bliss and making the audience high on their aural supply.

Whether you're painfully tone deaf but love an Axl Rose or Lana Del Rey sound-a-like, are a hardcore record collector, or happen to play music yourself, you know all too well that dating a musician can be one wild ride.