• On Connection

  • By: Kae Tempest
  • Narrated by: Kae Tempest
  • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (29 ratings)

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By: Kae Tempest
Narrated by: Kae Tempest
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Publisher's Summary

Staggering talent Kae Tempest's first work of non-fiction: a meditation on the power of creative connection.

Beneath the surface we are all connected....

This is a meditation on the power of creative connection. Drawing on 20 years' experience as a writer and performer, Kae Tempest explores how and why creativity - however we choose to practise it - can cultivate greater self-awareness and help us establish a deeper relationship to ourselves and the world.

Honest, tender and written with piercing clarity, On Connection is a call to arms that speaks to a universal yet intimate truth.

©2020 Kae Tempest (P)2020 Faber Audio

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Powerful!

This is by far a very powerful book Kae articulates the mystery of creativity in an intimate way that comes through with her keen insight into her life and her self. The book is a special gift that will hit every nerve in your soul and will leave you with goosebumps. Also, her narration feels like a friend is sharing their most inner most thoughts and unique story. This is a book that does make a connection into what it is to be human.

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A poet philosopher who feels like a friend, but speaks like a prophet to our time. Thankful for this book. May it spread like wildfire.

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Mush

I am literal mush after listening to this. Life changing and awakening. Thank you Kae!

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Kae's mentoring

I was Very excited about next Kae project. Very intense; inspiration and intelectual listenings for me. Kae is not only great 21. poet but also brilliant esseist on many different themes and subjects. yes she quetes many authors and ideas like Blake, Jung and so on. and get quite rigit and academical somewhere. If you are interested in 20 year of experienced writer's genius listen Kae On Connection and walkman throught the Wild nature while sunset for more astonisment. Our fitness and very original wordsmith. :)

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Powerful

This is moving. All I can say is read it or listen. There is something for everyone to discover in this book.

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  • Pixieface
  • 10-17-20

Impassioned brilliance- this is the beautiful thing

I’ve been a fan of Kae Tempest’s poetry since I first heard a recording of them performing Renegade. They speak of the Britain I know; tormented and divided but shot through with incandescent beauty. Here is their meditation on connection. On community. On art. On presence. On riding the huge waves of change. On recognising the beauty in each other. In each plant breaching the concrete. In each child’s felt tip covered face.

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  • Mrs. Francesca Diebschlag
  • 07-20-21

Sublime

Kae goes from strength to strength .. her work gets deeper, wiser, and at the same time more passionate. This book will join the small and carefully curated collection of books I am putting away as a gift for my granddaughter when she is old enough to be forging her own way through the world. These are words to navigate by.

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  • ushiec
  • 10-15-20

Go inside

You may find yourself there. Kae Tempest at their lyrical best brutally honest. Excellent. Buy it.

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  • A. Weston
  • 12-26-21

Moving and inspiring

Listened to it all the way through just hanging on every word as it wss read.

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  • L Hopley
  • 06-20-21

Loved it

Loved it… I was moved to tears on several occasions. Highly Recommended. Download it now

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  • Louise Carr
  • 04-28-21

Beautiful

Do not hesitate to purchase this book. Powerful and touching. Thank you so much Kae.

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  • gregfclare
  • 04-22-21

A Whirlwind of Wisdom

An optimistic stream of heartfelt and compassionate thoughts on how connection between people is possible. Steeped in her intense experience of life as a creator and performer; someone who knows what it is to give and share of yourself. Her writing is also grounded by broad reading and references to many other creative people who have walked the same path.

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  • Grace Willavise
  • 03-10-21

Amazing I want to listen over and over

Such incredible words to acknowledge and take in. Love this and will return to it time and time again.

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  • Adam Walker
  • 02-13-21

Perfection

An intelligent, kind and honest portrayal of Kate’s experience and connection to the wider context of creativity and Art. Amazing.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-15-20

Thank you

This is exactly what I needed to hear right now. You show up and channel.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-14-22

Profound

The GodHead has spoken ha honestly so much potency from this audio everyone should listen ten thumbs up!!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-19-22

A salve for our collective soul. Highly recommend

Beauriful truth. I went back to the start as soon as I finished because this is a truth worth repeating. Read it 💛

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-10-21

Brilliant book

This book is genuinely inspiring. I feel I now have a renewed energy to live in the moment with connection, empathy and passion.