Hi there Kickstarter-backing friends!
The CD is out and we are hearing great things back already - yay!
I have more promises yet to fill to you that are coming! Just getting through this big initial push (and Easter weekend simultaneously - whew!) If you haven't gotten your signed copy in the mail it's because I have not received your address! (or international mail customs hold-ups...)
BUT I NEED SOMETHING FROM YOU...
I need your CD review online. Particularly in iTunes right now as we're pushing there. Yesterday we were as high as #12 in iTunes in Canada! But when people visit the CD in the store - YOUR remarks may make them decide to give me a try!
Please take a minute right now and visit iTunes and write a CD review/rate the CD!
US iTunes: http://j.mp/danfyfy
Canadian iTunes: http://j.mp/canfyfy
Thank you all!!
Hello Kickstarter backers!
We are excited as we prep for the official CD release coming soon on April 3. Check out this press release picked up on by some media outlets including Jesus Freak Hideout: http://j.mp/FOzxcq
Also, the first review of the new CD has been published and its a glowing review with 4 stars from industry-leading publication on worship - Worship Leader Magazine! Read it here: http://j.mp/Aiapka
Worship Leader Magazine's has also already decided to feature "Live Like You're Free" from this album in their May Song DISCovery CD and magazine!
Did you see the video footage from our recording studio sessions with Michael W Smith yet? Check out the in-studio video here!: http://j.mp/wdP3va
The song "In Awe" from the album was also just declared a finalist in the John Lennon Song Writing competition!: http://j.mp/wqmRZv
*** We are prepping to get your physical CDs out to you ahead of the April 3rd street-date others will be able to get theirs. We need you physical mailing address. Check your inbox for the "survey" to submit your address to us!***
Lastly, thank you for your support in making this project happen. Now we REALLY need your help in SPREADING THE WORD about this CD! People can buy the CD now from our website ahead of time. When they do they'll get the download of the whole thing instantly like you already have. Would you Tweet and Facebook about the CD for us? Your friends respect what you say about music. They'll listen to you. This is the link where people can get it: http://www.danmacaulay.com/presale/
THANK YOU ALL!
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1) Digital copy of 3 of the news songs from the upcoming album in your inbox 2 weeks before the album is released to everyone else
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3) Signed (kickstarter exclusive) 8x10 thank you poster + immediate access (upon album funding) to video of studio sessions already recorded for the album (including lots of yet-to-be released footage of me in the studio with Michael W Smith) + everything above!
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6) Your name will appear in the album credits of the CD packaging! + Hand-written lyrics of your favorite song of mine + Your name on the CD-release-concert guest list with reserved VIP seating (Greenwich CT) (Date TBD) + everything above!
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7) A thank you phone call from me + USB thumb drive containing all previously released recordings (including a rare demo CD produced by Gary Lunn) all videos recorded during the process, all digital sheet music and anything digital we create related to this project that I can think to stuff on there for you! (content requests accepted!) + everything above!
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9) "MUSICAL VIDEOGRAM": I’ll become your video musical telegram. You come up with the message content, (subject to my approval) I'll write a jingle and sing it to whoever you like. You’ll get a video to send to the person you want to impress. (+ all rewards 1 through 8)
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10) A personal 30-45 minute private concert over Skype. You make the set list. I sing it for you and/or chat as desired. (+ all rewards 1 through 8)
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11) Come spend the afternoon with me in New York City! Living just outside of NYC for 7 years has made me a pretty good tour-guide. I’ll take you around NYC to see what you want to see and we’ll eat dinner somewhere cool. Somewhere in the day I’ll include a 30 minute private concert. (You’re responsible for travel and lodging)(Good for 2 people) (+ all rewards 1 through 8)
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12) I’ll work with you (3 hrs max) on a song you are writing or co-write a new one with you and record an acoustic version, crediting you appropriately, and post it on my YouTube channel. (+ all rewards 1 through 8)
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13) A 90 min solo “living room concert” for you and up to 30 of your closest friends and family. You choose the set list. Go in with your friends to get this special package! (Travel expenses apply outside 200 miles of Greenwich CT USA or 200 miles outside of Brantford ON Canada) + 10 extra copies of the new CD + 1 person is now a “FOREVER GUEST LIST MEMBER” (meaning for as long as we both shall live, if it’s within my power to do so, you are invited to any of my concerts for FREE! (2 wks notice needed)) (+ all rewards 1 through 8)
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14) THE CHURCH PACKAGE - I will lead a church worship service or worship concert for your congregation / group. Also included is an afternoon session / training workshop with your worship team. + 20 copies of the CD (+ all rewards 1 through 8) Travel included within the U.S. and Canada
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15) The solo “living room concert” as described above + a BONUS PERSONAL SONG: I’ll write a full length one-of-a-kind song for you or a loved one or family member. Content yours to decide. (subject to my approval) I’ll perform if for you LIVE. (travel expenses apply outside 200 miles of Greenwich CT USA or 200 miles outside of Brantford ON Canada) + 10 extra copies of the new CD +1 person is now a “FOREVER GUEST LIST MEMBER” (meaning for as long as we both shall live, if it’s within my power to do so, you are invited to any of my concerts for FREE! (2 wks notice needed)) (+ all rewards 1 through 8)
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16) Come spend a day in the studio with me and my producer Keith Everette Smith in Nashville TN while we record the album. Eat lunch with us, (my treat) hang with the musicians, see it and hear it all first hand. Maybe we’ll even be able to get you ‘on’ the album in some way… Gang vocal? Tambourine? (Good for 2 people) (Your travel expenses not included) +1 person is now a “FOREVER GUEST LIST MEMBER” (meaning for as long as we both shall live, if it’s within my power to do so, you are invited to any of my concerts for FREE! (2 wks notice needed)) (+ all rewards 1 through 8)