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Reconnect with the joy of music

Music is powerful and plays an essential role in people’s lives – from birthdays and weddings to listening to our favorite songs. Here are some tools to help you embrace music in your life.

Develop your listening skills with our app

Research shows that focused attention and listening practice can actually improve your appreciation of music.1

About Bring Back The Beat

A graphic showing a group of musical instruments
A fun learning app with different games to help people with cochlear implants to regain the joy of music.

Four top tips to reconnect with music

"One day I was listening to my favorite song and I started crying because I could finally hear the music in it—every instrument that was being played."


Please seek advice from your health professional about treatments for hearing loss. Outcomes may vary, and your health professional will advise you about the factors which could affect your outcome. Always read the instructions for use. Not all products are available in all countries. Please contact your local Cochlear representative for product information.

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The Cochlear Nucleus Smart App is available on App Store and Google Play. For complete smartphone compatibility information, please visit www.cochlear.com/compatibility.

** Apple Inc. ‘Compatible hearing devices’ [Internet]. Apple support. 2017 [cited 24 February 2017]. Available from: https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT201466#compatible.


  1. Looi V, Gfeller K, Driscoll V. Music appreciation and training for Cochlear implant recipients: a review. Semin Hear. 2012 Nov 1;3(4):307–334.