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Can music change your reading habits? A creative solution comes out of Cannes [VIDEO]

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When was the last time you read a book? If you can give a definitive answer, then you’re amongst a (sadly) dying breed.

Reading, once one of the truly great past times, is on the wane. We are happier embracing as much screen time as possible, rather than reading a book. Granted, some people now read books on the tablets and Kindles, but many remain non-readers.

Each year at the Cannes Lions, a creativity competition is held, to let up-coming creatives to solve a problem with a creative solution.

The 2012 winner are from the Miami Ad School in Hamburg, Lisa Zeitlhuber and Nick Partyka, with their concept of Penguin Soundtracks.

Zeitlhuber and Partyka chose to focus on encouraging more people to read eBooks by using one of our much loved technologies – Spotify.

I can hear the soundtrack for the strip show in The Fix by Nick Earls playing in my head.

Soundtrack for Penguin books using Spotify

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