Every music lover has that one good song or album that's ruined by a shitty time or person. For Norma Jean frontman Cory Brandan, the idea of 'ruined music' has been a phenomenon he's tried to evade since a rough divorce almost turned his favorite record into an emotional casualty and became the lyrical focus on the band's 2006 glum banger “Songs Sound Much Sadder.” In this episode of ALTPRESS'  RUINED MUSIC, Brandan looks at his ruined music with some fresh perspective and gives tips on how to find the best in the music that reminds us of our worst.