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About this project

    Wow, the first two years of The 5 AM have been quite a ride! We found each other in exploring the strong musical chemistry between us, in the studio and on stage. We also found each other in our crazy, ambitious ideas to get our music heard:
  • A gig in the sky in Belgium’s biggest hot air balloon!
  • Two songs in the Hollywood film 'What Happened Last Night'!
  • Another song in a US sitcom!
  • Contender for an Academy Award nomination ‘Best Original Song’!
  • An Acte de Presence at the famous Cannes Film festival!
  • And last but not least, our debut album Free released!

We have even bigger plans now, and we want YOU to be a part of them!

With our album ‘Free’, released in May 2016, we aimed for a strong live feel. Even though no singles were intended, the songs Free and Lights Closing Down received airplay on US radio stations. This time we DO aim for a radio single – or even BETTER, our second full album! It’s time to take our The 5 AM story to a next level!

LEVEL +1: $10.000,- A radio single preceding our next album!

  • Studio costs: $3000,-
  • Producer: $2000,-
  • Mixing Engineer: $500,-
  • Mastering: $500,-
  • Promotion, artwork and video clip: $3000,-
  • Additional costs: $1000,-

LEVEL +2: $30.000,- Our next album with a radio single!

  • Studio costs: $13.000,-
  • Producer: $5000,-
  • Mixing Engineer: $4000,-
  • Mastering: $2000,-
  • Promotion,artwork and video clip: $4000,-
  • Additional costs: $2000,-

The planning is to have the single released by the end of 2017.

Risks and challenges

Having a good single with a great video and a solid promotion budget is no guarantee at all that radio stations will grant us airtime.

However, we’ve build this band relying on our talent, creativity and ability to connect with likeminded, can-do souls. We’re thrilled to have found so many people who share that kind of energy and optimism: fellow musicians in all kind of genres, actors, director Candice T. Cain, Maurice Engelen (Praga Khan, Lord of Acid) and most important everyone that visited our shows!

All the energy we put into our dream and all the enthousiasm we received and -no money-opened-doors we could only dream of. So we're certain we'll reach an even greater audience when we're backed by you guys. We’re convinced that there will a day that The 5 AM cannot be ignored!

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    Album download 'Free'

    Download The 5 AM's debut album!

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    CD 'Free'

    A physical copy of the debut CD 'Free' by The 5 AM!

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    Ticket for the next album release party!

    Celebration time! You'll be te FIRST to be invited for this party somewhere in Belgium!

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    Signed CD 'Free'

    A SIGNED copy of the debut CD 'Free' by The 5 AM! All 4 bandmembers will sign the CD!

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    Signed 'Free' Album release party poster

    This is the album that started it all! The album release party poster comes in A3 format.

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    The 5 AM pillowcase!

    Never go to bed again without The 5 AM! Sweet dreams...

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    Play a role in the next video!

    We can't promise you stardom, we can't promiss you that the director puts your scene in the final cut but at least this will be fun project to be part of!

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    Some good advise...

    "How did you guys do all this?"
    "What do you need for a hot air balloon gig?"
    "How do I ask someone for a date?"

    Ask The 5 AM in a 30 minutes Skype session! You help us, we help you!

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    Guitar/vocal lesson by Christophe Eggen

    Christophe provides some guitar/vocal coaching in a 1-hour session in Aarschot, Belgium. Always wanted to learn how to play/sing your favorite The 5 AM song? This is your call: Only 5 places available! Comes with a signed CD of the debut album 'Free'!

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    Guitar lesson by Joep Voet

    Joep provides some guitar coaching in a 1-hour session in Aarschot, Belgium. Always wanted to learn how to play your favorite The 5 AM song? This is your call: Only 5 places available! Comes with a signed CD of the debut album 'Free'!

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    Join The 5 AM on-stage!

    Always wanted to be a rockstar? 5 backers will join The 5 AM on-stage during one song at their next album release party, somewhere in Belgium! Comes with a signed CD of the debut album 'Free'!

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    Signed Telecaster Electric Guitar!

    A Telecaster electric guitar, the kind of model Christophe plays, SIGNED by the four bandmembers! And one of the bandmembers will hand it over to you personally!

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    Living room concert by The 5 AM

    Christophe and Joep will play an exclusive acoustic set in your living room, anywhere within a 4hrs drive from Aarschot, Belgium! Comes with a signed CD of the debut album 'Free'!

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    EXCLUSIVE - Join The 5 AM's next stunt!

    Did you see The 5 AM playing from a hot air balloon?! The boy's are up to something again. And you can join them! With a possible 15 minutes of fame when the boys hit the national news again! Only one seat available! At your own risk... ;-)

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    A private The 5 AM concert!

    The 5 AM will play an exclusive set, anywhere within a 4hrs drive from Aarschot, Belgium! Or even worldwide when you cover all transport costs!!! Invite your friends or keep the boys just for yourself. They even bring their own PA-system (small to medium sized venues only). Comes with a signed CD of the debut album 'Free'!

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