I was walking home from work, listening to the news on Radio 4 on my headphones, which I use to bring me back to reality from a world that is so mundane that I have to daydream my way through it to stay sane. I was told of the passing of Etta James, and floated away again briefly thinking about her song ‘I’d rather go blind’, and so as a dedication to a song that has stuck with me as a near constant since the moment I first heard it, I decided to attempt my own version. I made it in a few hours on Friday 20th January, and this is the result:

I’d rather go blind by Bernholz