Dorothy, World Song Map

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Dorothy, World Song Map

Teaching the world to sing in perfect harmony: Dorothy deliver joy with their brilliant global song map...

We are partial to a good map over at We Heart HQ, so imagine the delirium that ensued when the World Song Map dropped on our desks. Maps … and music. The world. Some combination. It’s the latest offering from UK-based studio Dorothy, who’ve produced pop culture inflected maps before; but nothing on this scale. Their World Song Map takes you on a musical journey where every corner of the world — continents; countries; cities; oceans; rivers; and landmarks — is cleverly transformed into a song title.

Dorothy, World Song Map: Music and Art Design Map

Calling it ‘their most ambitious print to date’, the map (which took the Dorothy team eight long months to design) includes the titles of over 1,200 songs — a mix of classics like Back in the U.S.S.R., Anarchy in the U.K and Sinatra’s New York, New York intertwined with some of of their personal favourites; No Sleep till Brooklyn, or London Calling.

Loosely based on the style of a vintage 1950s world wall chart, World Song Map is available in two editions: classic and special, both printed on 120gsm uncoated art paper, the latter litho-printed in four spot pantone colours for extra retro charm. An A-Z key listing all the songs and artists is on hand for those in search of their favourite ditties. Clocking in at 60cm x 80cm, Dorothy’s detailed maps are a treat to lose yourself in, for aficionados and hit paraders alike (musical icons from Cream to the Vengaboys are represented); if only the act of rewriting the world’s borders and frontiers could be this jovial in real life.

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Dorothy World Song Map
Dorothy World Song Map
Dorothy World Song Map
Dorothy World Song Map
Dorothy World Song Map
Dorothy World Song Map

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