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Words: Jeremy Williams Images: Yann Faucher

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making homemade recordings of her compositions, Sarah started a journey of finding her own voice. “I didn’t know at first what I wanted to sound like, so I was just happy to experiment and work with whoever. But now I know more about how I want to sound.”

is about the way you treat your body. Drugs and alcohol for example. Even if you don’t care about treating your body in a bad way, it doesn’t mean someone else won’t. My ex-boyfriend took a lot of substances and I used to get really annoyed by it.”

Having found her sound, Sarah followed the route best known to aspiring musicians today – she launched her musical alter-ego on the world wide web. Whilst the internet is swamped with music’s wannabes, The Good Natured instantly stood out. A true believer in fully connecting all elements of her project, Britain’s new DIY Queen started selling homemade EPs to her growing fanbase. “I like it when an artist makes things personal. All my Eps were handmade which allows the whole project seem more connected to the listeners.”

Clearly unafraid to confront her past issues in her subject matter, she insists that not all her material will not always be inspired by a bad situation. “Obviously I am not going to have a bad experience to write about all the time, but in this case I needed to vent my frustration.” And with that the signal cuts out for one final time marking the end of what could have been an awkward interview, but one that was met with laughs rather than annoyance. “Your Body Is A Machine” out July 5th. www.myspace.com/thegoodnatured

However, even Sarah is aware that hers is a unique approach to a career in music. As her popularity grows, so does the probability that she will not be able to maintain her self-made approach to her recordings. “The single “Your Body Is A Machine” is going to be self-released as I don’t want to lose that touch just yet. But as things grow, I probably won’t be able to continue in the same fashion. It is a shame but it would just be too difficult.”

“I like it when an artist makes things personal. All my EPs were hand-made which allows the whole project seem more connected to the listeners.” Even if the released product loses an element of the personal touch, the honesty with which Sarah pens her material means her listeners will also get an insight into her world. “The single www.thekaje.com

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