Sound Stories

I’ve been messing about with SoundCloud and have recorded myself reading one of my posts from earlier this year, so those of you who’ve never heard my dulcet tones can have whatever illusions you might have been harbouring about my voice shattered.

Can you hear me now, mother?

You’re welcome.

But wait!

Before you dive straight into the recording, I recommend listening to The Divine Comedy track that inspired me to write it: Too Young to Die. Far less morbid than the title indicates, it’s a beautiful, wistful song that talks about how, at certain points, you just need to shake off the shackles of a past life and go. Yeah, it’s pretty damn relevant, so turn up your speakers and give it a listen.

Listen to this …

OK. That done, are you sitting comfortably?

Then I’ll begin …

Click here to listen to me reading

Images: Creative Commons

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About Kate Bailward

Kate Bailward is a cat-loving, trifle-hating, maniac driver. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+
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