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Episode 2

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 31 January 2012

Nick Coleman's account of how he struggled to overcome losing his hearing in one ear, and how he reinvented his relationship to music, his great passion in life. Today, teenage recollections of his first seven records.

Nick Coleman grew up in the Fens. He has written about music throughout his career as a journalist for titles including NME, Time Out, the Independent and Independent on Sunday, The Times and The Wire.

Reader: Sean Foley, actor and comedian, is currently directing the West End production of The Ladykillers.

Abridged by Richard Hamilton
Produced by Elizabeth Allard.


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