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Stammering awareness album: 'Voices found'

| 22.02.2013

A stammering awareness album, featuring songs by 5 artists who stammer, is available for sale now. Buy the CD, or download from iTunes.

The British Stammering Association (BSA) is excited to announce the release of a new charity E.P of original music created by singers and musicians who stammer.

The five-track E.P of pop-rock and acoustic songs was professionally recorded at various locations around the country. All funds (after deduction of iTunes fee) go towards BSA, the national charity for people affected by stammering.

More about the E.P.

Matt Bond with guitar'Voices found' is the brainchild of BSA member Matt Bond, who organised its recording in the last three months of 2012. The E.P. was released on 25th February 2013.

The project's goal is to raise public awareness and understanding of stammering, a long-term condition which affects around 720,000 adults and children in the UK. From dealing with the stress and pressure of the school playground to answering the telephone and attending job interviews, life can be very hard for someone who stammers. Unfortunately, the subject of stammering is still, all too often, ignored and treated as embarrassing and shameful.

Matt says: "Voices Found is about giving people who stammer the chance to be heard, by writing and performing their own songs about stammering. These songs will allow people to hear the honest thoughts, feelings and experiences of people who stammer which often get repressed. I hope they'll provide others who stammer music they can relate to and get inspired by. I also hope it will give non-stammerers an insight into what it's like to have a stammer and show that there's more to someone than just the stammer."

Tracks:

  • Tell Me If You See This     Adam Lovell
  • Normal  Brandon Marchant
  • Shaking the Rafters  Oli Cheadle
  • Part of Me  Matt Bond
  • Pathways  Ben James

Short documentary of Matt and his project:

February 2013