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Music Around Me

Summary:
All Human Bella is a rock star, into Alternative, Metal, and t.A.T.u (In my opinion Russia's BEST!) Edward is the guy at home, he works at a music store in the mall and would listen to anything. When a mall performance happens will Edward see that maybe love can be found on the darker side in music interest? Chapter 4 is being validated(I personally don't like chapter 2 because I think I rushed things) "You drink like a Russian" James said since he had lived in Moscow, Russia for seven years."Like you don't!" I said as I drank more. "Laurent! Can you make me a Long Island?" I asked.


Notes:
Characters belong to Stephenie Meyer


1. Chapter 1- Long Island

Rating 5/5   Word Count 1898   Review this Chapter

(Bella's POV)

I sat on my couch in my penthouse. I was waiting for Jacob to come. Jacob is my best friend and he's one of the members in my band. I know Jake wants more in our relationship but he's not pushing it.

We live in Seattle. He's from La Push and I'm from Forks but we moved to Seattle later on in life...

I heard the door open. "Hey your late!" I said.

"Sorry. Got hungry on the way. There was a huge line at McDonalds' DriveThru. Who knew America like's to get fat from greasy burgers?" he said.

"Jacob, it's almost Christmas. Seriously last minute shopping much? Besides, about 90% of America enjoys fast food, and sometimes I'm one of them" I said.

"Who said that?" he asked.

"Me, just now, and some people could be camping out since of our little performance today. How many people did you see wearing a Bleeding Wings shit?" Bleeding Wings was the name of our band.

He started counting using his fingers. "Okay, five... maybe ten... I don't know!" he exclaimed.

I laughed.

Later today we were doing a gig at the Seattle mall.

"Bella you do know the gig is in a hour" he said. I was wearing pajama pants and a black T-shirt that Jake made for me with my favorite bands, t.A.T.u, Linkin Park, The Devil Wears Prada, Avenged Sevenfold, some other bands...

"I should be getting ready" I said standing up.

After I showered and brushed my hair I put on a black tanktop with a graphic design, distressed skinny jeans, black hightops, a small leather jacket, a red and black zebra striped belt, black and red striped fingerless gloves, my usual black and gold choker, a cupcake with crossbones necklace, and my silver skull ring.

I walked out of my room and Jacob was in awe. Of course...

Typical Jake.

"Come on Jake! We won't be able to find parking if we don't leave now" I said grabbing my phone and putting it into my pocket.

***

(Edward's POV)

I sat in the music store. I noticed how many teenagers were running to Hot Topic. There was a band performing there today. Some band called Bleeding Wings. I'm not into the metal, rock, alternative, and all that music. Even though I'm in my twenties I still work in a mall.

My sister Alice works as a fashion designer, who lives in Manhatten NY, and is visiting my family. My brother Emmett owns a Gym. Of course. And then there's me, the second child working in a mall while my baby sister is usually in New York most of her time with her fiance Jasper Whitlock, and Emmett has a girlfriend, Rosalie Hale.

And then there's me single Edward. At least my job is filled with something I love. Music.

I looked outside the store and I saw a girl with curly red hair wearing a red and black T-shirt, and jeans running up to a tall Native American boy and... holy crap. A girl dressed as a punk but had brown hair and the most beautiful eyes.

The girl that I adore already and the other girl walked into the store.

"Victoria, I know that we're late but come on we have a few minutes. Why are we in the store?" the brunette asked the red head.

"Because t.A.T.u" Victoria said pointing to the pop section.

"NO WAY!" the brunette squeeled and ran to the section. "They actually have t.A.T.u! No more waiting for Borders to get the CD's!"

"You're welcome Bella" Victoria said.

The Native boy whistled ushering them to come. He sucks taking away the pretty girl. They left the store.

The Native seemed to have a guitar case strapped to his back.

The two followed him to Hot Topic.

So they were the band. I tapped my fingers on the counter. "Hey Eddie!" a deep voice said.

I looked up. It was my brother Emmett.

"Yes Emmett?" I asked.

"Why are you so glum? I mean there's a huge music thing happening next door" Emmett said.

"It's a concert Emmett, and I don't even like the music they play. Why are you here?" I asked.

"Rosalie's taking her younger brother to the concert. He and his friends couldn't get a ride so we had to drive them here" he said.

"Must suck having to babysit a bunch of punk rockers" I said.

"Nah, their cool. Cooler than you" he said.

I rolled my eyes.

"When are you on break?" Emmett asked.

"Now. I'm just staying here because there's nothing else to do" I said. Nobody else was here except for me.

"Well then let's go have some fun" Emmett said.

I sighed. I was about to grab my coat. "No need Edward" he said.

I grabbed the key to the store, put the "On break. Be Back Soon" sign up and locked the store.

Emmett dragged me next door to Hot Topic.

"No Emmett!" I said.

"Well I have to babysit so why not bring my baby brother?" he asked.

I just shook my head.

(A/N: In this chapter I'm using a song by Hawthorne Heights. I'm too lazy to think of one because I know I'm going to go into half asleep mode soon!)

Hey there,
I know it's hard to feel like I don't care at all.
Where you are and how you feel.
With these lights off as these wheels
keep rolling on and on. (and on and on and on...)
Slow things down or speed them up.
Not enough or way too much. (and on and on and on...)
How are you when I'm gone?

[Chorus:]
And I can't make it on my own.
(And I can't make it on my own.)
Because my heart is in Ohio.
So cut my wrists and black my eyes.
(Cut my wrists and black my eyes)
So I can fall asleep tonight, or die.
Because you kill me.
You know you do, you kill me well.
You like it too, and I can tell.
You never stop until my final breath is gone.

Spare me just three last words.
"I love you" is all she heard.
I'll wait for you, but I can't wait forever.
[x2]

[Chorus:]
And I can't make it on my own.
(And I can't make it on my own.)
Because my heart is in Ohio.
So cut my wrists and black my eyes.
(Cut my wrists and black my eyes)
So I can fall asleep tonight, or die.
Because you kill me.
You know you do, you kill me well.
You like it too, and I can tell.
You never stop until my final breath is gone.

You know you do, you kill me well.
You like it too, and I can tell.
You never stop until my final breath is gone.

(YOU...KILL...ME...WELL)
So cut my wrists and black my eyes.
My final breath is gone
So I can fall asleep tonight

[Chorus:]
And I can't make it on my own.
(And I can't make it on my own.)
Because my heart is in Ohio.
So cut my wrists and black my eyes.
(Cut my wrists and black my eyes)
So I can fall asleep tonight, or die.
Because you kill me.
You know you do, you kill me well.
You like it too, and I can tell.
You never stop until my final breath is gone.

(YOU...KILL...ME...WELL)
You know you do, you kill me well.
You like it too, and I can tell.
You never stop until my final breath is gone.
[to fade]

Ugh stupid music. "And that was Hawthorne Heights' Ohio is For Lover's" a magical voice said.

It was the girl that came into the shop before.

My mouth was going to water soon. God she's hot.

"Edward close your mouth! It's not polite!" Emmett's booming voice rang across the room. The girl on stage blushed, the Native Boy stiffened, Victoria started smiling, and the drummer laughed his ass off with Emmett, while everyone else was staring at me.

Aw crap.

Rosalie's younger brother, Andrew came up to me.

"Dude... um... people are staring at you" he whispered the oblivious.

I looked at him.

"Just helping" he said.

***

At the end of the boring concert the band started to leave the stage where they were harassed by many fans. Mall cops and bodyguards protected them. Emmett and I were in the back. The singer was last to get off. When she passed me she gave me a kiss on the cheek and left.

I put my hand on the cheek she kissed.

Emmett smirked

***

(Bella's POV)

Okay the members in the band: Me- singer, Jacob-Bass Guitar, Victoria-Guitar, Laurent-Drums, and then Victoria's boyfriend, and our manager James.

We went to Laurent's place and of course got drunk. "God Bella. Ever since you were allowed to drink you never stop in a night huh?" Jake said joking around.

"Oh shut up!" I said smacking him behing the head.

"You drink like a Russian" James said since he had lived in Moscow, Russia for seven years.

"Like you don't!" I said as I drank more.

"Laurent! Can you make me a Long Island?" I asked.

"Oh no not the Long Island" Victoria said. Laurent is the best person to make a Long Island. "Don't drink the Long Island" Victoria said as Laurent handed me the drink.

I started to drink it.

"Of course she drinks the Long Island" she said.

***

(Edward's POV)

I unfortunatly live in the same building as the drummer from Bleeding Wings. And his band members are over alot, and they get drunk alot too.

It was 1:00 AM. I was still up.

I opened the door because I forgot to get the newspaper the paper boy left this morning.

I saw the Native American boy holding the girl who seemed to be drunk.

"Okay Bella, let's see if you can walk" he said sounding drunk too.

She was about to fall down.

"Um. Do you need help?" I asked.

"Huh? Oh no! Everything is totally fine" he said looking like he was going to pass out.

Wait. Bella? Holy crap. I remember her from high school. And another Native lived on the floor. His name is Seth. He's really nice. Seth opened his door.

"Oh crap. Their both drunk this time" Seth said.

"Okay Jake let's see if you can stand" Seth said.

"Hey Seth. Should I take one and you take another?" I asked.

"Edward? You know Bella Swan?" Seth asked.

Well yes I know the police chief's daughter.

"Yeah, we met in high school" I said.

"I guess you should take her. I'll take Jacob, besides I only have one more couch to give up since my sister is staying" Seth said.

I carried Bella into my apartment and put her down on the couch.

***

(Bella's POV)

Ugh... hangovers fucking suck. I opened my eyes and saw that this wasn't my apartment, or Laurent's, or Jacob's, or Victoria's and James' apartment. I sat up.

What the hell? Then the guy with the bronze hair stood infront of me.

"Great abducted by a fan" I said. Oh shit I said it out loud.

"So you'd rather be left in the hallway passed out or dead because the person who was about to drive you home was drunk too?" he asked me.

"Who the hell are you anyway?" I asked.

"Edward Cullen. Met you in high school" he said.

"Oh yeah... you" I said.

He didn't have a shirt on and had pajama pants on. God he was hot. His marble chest, a six pack.

I stood up. "Have any Advil?" I asked.