Anybody fancy an album to listen to at night? Great, here’s an 8 hour album. That’s right, an 8 HOUR ALBUM! That’s all kinds of epic madness! It’s an album designed specifically to be listened to while you sleep. In fact at the premiere, the audience will be given beds instead of seats.
“The work is made to be slept through, but there aren’t any rules, and I’m curious to know what happens when people dip in and out of sleep while listening,” says Richter, whose fascination with how we experience music in different states of consciousness inspired the project. “We spend a third of our lives asleep, and it’s one of the most important things we all do.”
Watch the video below to hear snippets of it and listen to the man’s plan. This is: