What exactly is emo?

@Tatsuya (1149)
United States
November 2, 2006 1:09am CST
I've heard about it, but I'm not 100% sure WHAT it is exactly. I know the look, but what is the significance behind it? I also heard that the characteristics is that the "emo" people are usually depressed and into hurting themselves. If you know, please inform me.
2 responses
@kckalesh (1181)
• India
2 Nov 06
Emo is a slang term used to describe a wide range of fashion styles and attitudes somewhat affiliated with emo music
@Tatsuya (1149)
• United States
2 Nov 06
You use the word emo to describe the music. What type of feeling, or genre of music is it? Is it rock, country, pop? If you could elaborate, or someone else, please do. And thanks for your response.
@justnitya (1393)
• India
2 Nov 06
i am also interested in knwing that,,good topic
@kckalesh (1181)
• India
2 Nov 06
Emo is a slang term used to describe a wide range of fashion styles and attitudes somewhat affiliated with emo music