Making an album is more than recording it. Wanna help Rain put the new songs in a compelling package and promote it to the world?
Omigoodness, that was unbelievable. You did it!!! THANK YOU EVERYONE who helped me successfully fund the Kickstarter for my new album! Your generous support hires all the musicians, books the studio for the pre-production and a week of tracking, and mixes and masters the songs at the Congress House in Austin in October 2012 with my beloved producer Mark Hallman. THANK YOU SO, SO MUCH.
Because of your enthusiasm, I am able to launch Phase 2 with new rewards! This is truly the icing on the cake, because the album will happen no matter what. Pledges made to this campaign will help with graphic design, printing, manufacturing CDs, packaging and shipping...all the extra stuff that goes along with an album release.
I've set the goal for an easily fundable $100, so think of this campaign as a place for anyone who'd like to help take the project to the next level while getting same kinds of great rewards I was offering in Phase 1.
Throughout the summer, I'll be finishing up the new songs and narrowing them down to the ten I will record this October at the Congress House in Austin. I've got a few of them up on YouTube - check them out!
So…let’s talk about the premiums. This time there’s Texas Sheet Cake and peach jam and knitted hats. You can make me sing "Freebird" and go get your Fast Passes at Disneyland! In fact, the Disneyland premium is FAR TOO AWESOME to fit in the little boxes to the right, so here's the full description:
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NIGHTMARE BETWEEN HALLOWEEN & CHRISTMAS AT DISNEYLAND ($1000). On a mutually agreeable midweek day between Halloween and Christmas 2012, a trusted cohort and I will kidnap you and your best friend before daybreak (you must be in Southern California on the day of this event), throw the two of you in my car, feed you coffee and fruit and Mickey-shaped cinnamon toast and embark on a customized, streamlined, no-holds-barred, take-no-prisoners assault on the Happiest Place on Earth -- including two-park admission for two, meals and a Club Floor room for two across the street from Disneyland Resort.
I know Disneyland, and I will guide you through it and California Adventure in the most efficient and memorable manner you can imagine with a couple of disposable cameras to capture it all. Want a nostalgia tour? Then it's the Enchanted Tiki Room and It's a Small World for you. Would you prefer to pee your pants? I will race to the Tower of Terror for your Fast Passes while you sip wine at the Napa Rose. And of course we will see the Haunted Mansion decked out in its annual Halloween Town glory.
But here's the creepiest and most special part. At the end of your busy day you will retire to your room to find a custom casket - I mean basket - containing two sets of Nightmare Before Christmas pajamas, a pair of terrifying monster slippers and an adorable Zero the Ghostly Dog doll hand knit by me, a pair of sparkly black and white striped candles, two boxes of refreshing organic boxed milk, a dozen mouth-watering homemade cookies and...drumroll, please...an autographed CD containing a spooky bedtime story recorded personally for you by "Nightmare Before Christmas" and "Edward Scissorhands" author Caroline Thompson.
The next morning after a leisurely breakfast we will deliver you back home, and a week or two later you will receive a lovely photo album commemorating your fun and creepy adventure!
(Oh yeah - this reward is for helping out with my album! When it comes out, you and your guest will also receive a copy of the CD and a printed edition of the Secret Supper Cookbook.)
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
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The ALMOST FREE Pack. You get a single from the album – emailed directly to you from me – weeks before the general public! (For each dollar you pledge you get a song.) Plus, with this and every other reward, your name will appear on the album in the Thank You section!Estimated delivery:
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The VIRTUAL Pack. You will receive an mp3 download of the album and the album art, plus a PDF of Rain Perry’s Secret Songwriter Supper Super Secret Cookbook, with recipes and pictures from the first six Secret Suppers including Elvis’ favorite biscuits, Pumpkin Soup with Eyeballs and that amazing arugula salad everyone loved.Estimated delivery:
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COOKIE LOVER'S PACK - A six-pack of delicious homemade cookies, an autographed Limited Edition Pre-Release CD (to be mailed once they're manufactured later this year) and a signed printed version of Rain’s Secret Songwriter Supper Super Secret Cookbook . Please add $5 for shipping outside So Cal.Estimated delivery:
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A REWARD THE SIZE OF TEXAS. A giant Texas Sheet Cake, a digital download of the Texas State Musician Sara Hickman tribute album "The Best of Times" (featuring Willie Nelson, Shawn Colvin, Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, Robert Earl Keen and more) and an "Everything's Bigger in Texas" magnet. Your copy of the cookbook and the autographed Limited Edition Pre-Release CD will be mailed once they're manufactured later this year.Estimated delivery:
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The PEACHY KEEN Pack - A jar of my homemade organic peach jam, a pin that says "The Shiz-Knit" and a super-bulky knitted hat in the color of your choice. Plus the signed CD and the cookbook of course. Doesn't this summer weather make you think of snuggly knitted hats?Estimated delivery:
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The OJAI GETAWAY Pack - People from around the world flock to Ojai, California. I know because they are taking my parking spaces every Saturday! Be one of them with a weekend at our Upper Ojai guest cottage, including a lovely welcome basket and a backcountry tour by my husband, captain of the Upper Ojai Search and Rescue Team.Estimated delivery:
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NIGHTMARE BETWEEN HALLOWEEN AND CHRISTMAS (AT DISNEYLAND): A customized, streamlined, no-holds-barred, take-no-prisoners assault on the Happiest Place on Earth including a special bonus brought to you by Caroline Thompson, author of "Edward Scissorhands" and "Nightmare Before Christmas!" Read the terrifying details at left.Estimated delivery:
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Rain Perry sings "Freebird!" If you’re willing to fork over $1500, I will be your personal jukebox and chef. For you and a group of your closest friends (total 10), I will provide a gourmet dinner cooked in your home and perform a custom concert with a skilled accompanist. The clincher: you get to pick the ten songs I perform. (Each member of your party also receives a copy of the album and a printed copy of the Secret Supper Super Secret Cookbook.) (If you live more than 300 miles away from Ojai, you have to get me to your house...)Estimated delivery:
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