There was a time when listening to music was a very special activity. People used to sit around a bulky gramophone and later, radio to listen to songs. At that time, listening to music was a group activity that was done in the presence of guests or when whole family decided to entertain.
But today, we have music everywhere. Whether its the car radio, television or MP3 players; music is everywhere we want it to be. Not that we are complaining! It has come up as a boon for people who commute alone or like something to keep them busy while doing a routine and tedious activity. It is great to have good music around. It is not only a good stress remover but also helps keep us calm.
But is it enough? I mean, music is great but how many times can you hear the same old songs? Yes, new music keeps coming up from time to time, but they dont come up at a fast enough rate. So, we end up listening to the same songs over and over again and this might get boring at times. After sometime, the whole purpose of listening to songs gets lost on you and you start to think about the stressful things again that you wanted to escape from and the music playing in your ears just becomes the background score for your thoughts.
So, if you want something that completely takes your mind off from your thoughts or entertains you during those boring periods of your day, then get an audio book. Audio books are a great addition to the audio playback category and have become a great sensation for people. These books are perfect for people who spend a lot of time on their IPods. There are thousands of