Dr Who has just become a virtual pop star
Former Dr Who and Little Britain narrator Tom Baker is from today, a virtual pop star, aiming to raise money for homeless charity Shelter this Christmas.
Tom Baker has covered The Kink’s classic “You Really Got Me”, in a mash-up style with the lyrics being read by text.
The text-to-voice technology enables mobile phone users to send SMS messages to landline phones.
Tom Baker says he’s looking forward to being the voice of text, saying, “I’m delighted to have been asked back by BT as the voice of text-to-landline. It’s rather like being Santa Claus, delivering all your festive greetings – I only wish I could hear what I’m saying!
Baker’s cover version can be download online now, all BT proceeds are going straight to shelter. BT is aiming to raise £100,000 with their new pop record.
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