The spoken word comes off more cheesy than evocative. The problem with whispering, and telling someone to listen to whispers is just a bit odd. The whisper at a really loud volume makes it feel as if the vocalist is literally in your face whispering; which is usually never pleasant.
The sung vocals are pretty cool, more jazzy than ethereal, which gives the track this cool hybrid vibe.
You will save yourself a ton of time, agony, and money:
Easiest way to know 100% your kick is always tuned to the key of your track is just to just make it from scratch.