A study found that people would rather give themselves electric shocks than sit in the silence of their thoughts.
A funk band released an album on Spotify that consisted of 10 completely silent tracks. They encouraged their fans to play it on a loop in their sleep. They used the royalty money to fund an admission-free tour.
A band, Vulfpeck, raised 20,000$ for a tour by streaming an album called “Sleepify” on Spotify. The album consisted of 10 tracks of nothing, for a total of 5 minutes of silence. Fans were urged to play this when they went to bed, and after 5.5 million streams the album was taken down.
There is a record entitled ‘The Best of Marcel Marceau’ which is nothing more than 38 minutes of complete silence followed by thunderous applause. Marcel Marceau was a mime…