Born with Synesthesia, this artist paints the music she sees

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. You can follow her creations on Instagram.

David Bowie - Life On Mars?

David Bowie - Life On Mars?

Glass Animals – Flip

Glass Animals – Flip

Airhead – Callow

Airhead – Callow

Jimi Hendrix – Little Wing

Jimi Hendrix – Little Wing

John Lenon – Imagine

John Lenon – Imagine

John Mayer – Gravity

John Mayer – Gravity

Radiohead – Karma Police

Radiohead – Karma Police

Led Zeppelin – Since I’ve Been Loving You

Led Zeppelin – Since I’ve Been Loving You

Prince – Joy In Repetition

Prince – Joy In Repetition

Radiohead – Lucky

Radiohead – Lucky

Smashing Pumpkins – Tonight, Tonight

Smashing Pumpkins – Tonight, Tonight

Soulive – Interlude II

Soulive – Interlude II