"In this book, Powell does for music what Masters and Johnson did for sex."
—Bernie Krause, PhD, author of The Great Animal Orchestra
"A buffet of insights and oddities."
"Powell draws on decades of other people's research, filtered through his own charming sense of humor, to help readers hear music with fresh ears....He delivers a solid case for why, indeed, people love (and need) music."—Publishers Weekly
"WHY YOU LOVE MUSIC is highly amusing and informative, and makes for casual reading of a superior kind."—-Philip Marchand, National Post (Canada)