The much awaited downloadable audible version is here. Audible, Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word conten, today announced the release of Washington Irving’s spooky classic novel, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow in the spectacular audio interpretation of The Sleepy Hollow star himself, Tom Mison. Audible Studios’ new recording of the higly commended story of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman is available for free download at www.audible.com/SleepyHollow. The new season of Fox TV’s Sleepy Hollow premieres on September 22.
“Bringing to life Washington Irving’s vivid storytelling for Audible was as rewarding as it was challenging,” said Mison, who plays the lead role Ichabod Crane in the hit television series. “It was a fantastic way to appreciate the timeless tale that inspired the show, and I hope anyone who loves the show or the story, or anyone new to The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, will enjoy listening to this audio recording as much as I did narrating it,” he added. “Tom Mison’s spell-binding narration of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow delivers a listening experience that will thrill the many fans of this classic story as well as anyone who enjoys great entertainment,” said Audible EVP and Publisher Beth Anderson.
The original short story was in 1820. The contemporary TV series is just as terrifying as the past with the beheaded man even without the assault rifle. Mison recounts the legend of the formerly timid schoolmaster Ichabod, who sought the hand of the beautiful Katrina Van Tassel then later on finding out that his own head has been slashed by the Headless Horseman.
Bryan Cranston, Dan Stevens, Dustin Hoffman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Winslet and Susan Sarandon are Among the respected actors who have performed literary works for Audible In 2013. For its first grammy award, Audible Studios won its production of Janis Ian’s memoir Society’s Child, and also grabbed the Audie Award for Audiobook of the Year, for Colin Firth’s performance of G The End of the Affair by Graham Greene.
In 1997, Audible invented and commercialized the first digital audio player. Since then, it has grown to Audiobook download segment. an average of more than 17 books over the course of a year has been downloaded by the Audible member. This is equivalent to 600 million listening hours. Members who are a fan of The Sleepy Hollow are excited to download it and good feed backs has been heard from others who are already enjoying the narration.
Audible’s mission is to establish literate listening as a core tool for anyone seeking to be more productive, better informed, or more thoughtfully entertained. Audible content includes more than 150,000 audio programs from leading audiobook publishers, broadcasters, entertainers, magazine and newspaper publishers, and business information providers.
Audible is also the preeminent provider of spoken-word audio products for Apple’s iTunes® Store.
Meanwhile, Sleepy Hollow returns for its second season Monday, Sept. 22 on Fox.
If you want to refresh your memories, the complete first season of Sleepy Hollow hits Blu-ray and DVD Sept. 16. This version includes a special booklet that features more than a dozen Sleepy Hollow episode posters by one of the renowned comic artists, the Eisner Award-winning Francesco Francavilla, who’s currently working with his Goth-noir work on “Afterlife with Archie.”