From Roxy Music to the cure? Brian Eno composes soundscapes to treat hospital patients

 

Writes Adam Sherwin:

He is a multi-media innovator, an app-creating visual sculptor and the intellectual guru to rock legends seeking inspiration. Now Brian Eno is to help improve the nation’s health after designing an ambient “healing environment” which will be incorporated into new hospitals so that patients can recuperate to a backdrop of soothing light and sound.

Eno, the former Roxy Music member who produced landmark albums for David Bowie, Talking Heads and U2, will today unveil two individual light and sound installations at the newly-opened Montefiore Hospital in Hove, east Sussex.

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