“Have you ever been in a certain mood and reached for a song you’d hoped would ‘fit’ but couldn’t find anything? Or maybe you’d like to hear a song on a particular topic? I’m curious to know if there’s a song ‘void’. Maybe there are many?” These were the questions that lead British singer-songwriter Imogen Heap to collaborate with designer Moritz Waldemeyer. The outcome is the Listening Chair, an egg-shaped chair which doubles as a recording studio, designed to travel around the world asking people the question: “What is the song that still needs to be written?”
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