May 26th, 2013

Male voice reading a verse from Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven [1845 so it's out of copyright] - a nice Gothic theme which many Freesounders seem to like.

Dynamic mic and PC. Unedited. Slight EQ and compression.

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License: Creative Commons BY-NC (Attribution Noncommercial) 3.0
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Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing,
Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before;
But the silence was unbroken, and the darkness gave no token,
And the only word there spoken was the whispered word, `Lenore!'
This I whispered, and an echo murmured back the word, `Lenore!'
Merely this and nothing more.


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    Maxsu 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for that pretty piece of work! :)

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    puppyboy911 1 year ago

    Bro can I use it in an Ambient track me working on ? Will share will you the link when it's done..

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    zane001 1 year, 6 months ago

    Wonderful audio!
    I used it in a song.
    You can listen to it at https://soundcloud.com/utopiax/only-word-4.
    Sorry to ask, but what do I have to do: copy the link to your audio, write your name, or else?
    Thanks for sharing!!
    Diego Zane

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    jwr95 2 years, 5 months ago

    Hello. I am very thankful. I gladly made a small tribute to Poe. You can watch it here:


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    dave.des 2 years, 6 months ago

    Great voice; would love to hear more spooky poems/stories/phrases!

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