Born with Synesthesia - The American Artist Melissa McCracken paints the music she sees (12 Pics)

The American artist Melissa McCracken, born with synesthesia, can see music as color explosions and illustrates how she feels famous songs with colorful paintings, from Radiohead to David Bowie through Prince or John Lennon.

Synesthesia a neurological phenomenon by which two or more senses are associated, transforming for example the notes of music into colors.

 

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#1 Airhead – Callow (Listen on Youtube)

I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear

#2 Glass Animals – Flip (Listen on Youtube)

I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear

#3 Radiohead – Karma Police (Listen on Youtube)

I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear

#4 Smashing Pumpkins – Tonight, Tonight (Listen on Youtube)

I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear

#5 Led Zeppelin – Since I’ve Been Loving You (Listen on Youtube)

I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear

#6 John Mayer – Gravity (Listen on Youtube)

I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear

#7 Soulive – Interlude II (Listen on Youtube)

I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear

#8 Jimi Hendrix – Little Wing (Listen on Youtube)

I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear

#9 Prince – Joy In Repetition (Listen on Youtube)

I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear

#10 John Lenon – Imagine (Listen on Youtube)

I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear


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