Someone turned the Mr. Blue Sky lyrics into AI art (and it's as weird as it sounds)

An AI-generated image of a face in the sky
(Image credit: SolarProphet on YouTube)

AI-generated imagery is one of the most contentious issues in the art and design worlds right now, with the implications of automated media still far from clear. But every now and again it's fun to sit back and see weird and wonderful stuff the likes of DALL-E 2 are capable of spitting out – especially when it's set to music.

A YouTuber has fed the entire lyrics of Electric Light Orchestra's Mr. Blue Sky into a text-to-image AI tool – and it's easy to see why they chose that song. With some of the weirdest lyrics around, it's no surprise that pretty much every line has resulted in some seriously surreal stuff. (Want to have a go yourself? Check out our guide on how to use DALL-E 2.)

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.