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This article was published on February 12, 2015


Google Japan’s 300 strong Android choir is oddly moving, or maybe just odd

Google Japan’s 300 strong Android choir is oddly moving, or maybe just odd
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Mic Wright is a journalist specialising in technology, music and popular culture. He lives in Dublin. He is on Twitter at @brokenbottleboy. Mic Wright is a journalist specialising in technology, music and popular culture. He lives in Dublin. He is on Twitter at @brokenbottleboy.

To illustrate a point about Android “being together not the same“, Google Japan has strung together 300 smartphones and tablets featuring 300 different Androidify characters  singing.

The character’s rendition of the hymn ‘Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee’ swings from oddly moving to just plain odd.

If you happen to be in Tokyo between today and Sunday, you can see the Android Chorus perform in person at the Omotesando Hills shopping complex.

➤ Japan’s singing Androids [Google Japan]

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