THINKING / NOT THINKING is a new single by the Turner Prize-winning artist Martin Creed.
Written by Creed and performed by Creed and his band, it is accompanied by a video written and directed by the artist.
Each of Creed’s artworks are numbered, his most famous being Work #227, The Lights Going On And Off. In line with his other artworks, the video for THINKING / NOT THINKING is Work #1090
Creed’s music featured recently in a ballet he both wrote and choreographed which ran at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe where it was awarded the Herald Angel Prize.
Creed’s other musical works include pieces for orchestra (Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, 2008) and string quartet, for bells (commissioned to be part of the Olympics 2012), as well as the hugely popular singing lift that is now permanently installed at the Royal Festival Hall.
THINKING / NOT THINKING will be released both digitally (January 24th) and as a special edition double disc set, which includes a CD, DVD and signed photographic artwork (available February 28th from www.martincreed.com)
Martin Creed will play CAFÉ OTO on March 2nd to mark the release of THINKING / NOT THINKING. There will be a special showing of Creed’s ‘Sick Film’ beforehand.
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