Artist paints music the way she sees it

Artist Melissa McCracken listens to a song and sees color. This series of 'song portraits' brings synesthete experiences to millions and the results are beautiful.
The human senses operate independently from one another in separate cognitive pathways. But for roughly 2-4 percent of the population, these pathways intersect and link together two or more senses, synesthesa.

These are our favourites:

Imagine, John Lennon
Life on Mars?, David Bowie
Little Wing, Jimi Hendrix
Since I've Been Loving You, Led Zeppelin

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