I have a theory based on the writing of some Muslim scholars. That music and not lowering one’s gaze leads to mental illnesses like depression. My reasoning for this is that Muslims scholars say that music is responsible for extreme fluctuations in our emotional states.
“Listening to such poetry (Nashīd-like) is permissible but not the singing that creates tarab and removes one from moderation”
-Ibn al-Jawzi (from his book Talbīs Iblīs “The Devil’s Delusion”)
“Tarab” refers to emotions related to extreme joy and extreme sadness and other things. I highly recommend reading this twitter thread regarding Islamic scholarly opinion on music here .