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Nashville's very own Parachute Musical has the songs and the talent, just not the cash. Help them make their biggest and best record yet!
Nashville's very own Parachute Musical has the songs and the talent, just not the cash. Help them make their biggest and best record yet!
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We are Parachute Musical from Nashville, TN, and we need your help! We have been very busy this year. We've toured the country over 7 months and released 3 singles (with 2 more already recorded still to come!). Although it's been a challenge, one of our rewards has been that we've actually managed to stay debt-free. Now it's time to reach out and take a step up by recording a BRAND NEW full-length album. Parachute Musical has come across an amazing opportunity to work with the best and one of our favorite producers in the business. However, with the current state of the music industry, record labels aren't signing deals and handing out money like they used to do. That's why we're asking for YOUR help in donating to our Kickstarter project to raise the necessary funds that go into recording an album: producer, studio, mixing, mastering, manufacturing, and releasing. You'll get all kinds of gifts from us, including the record, of course, no matter how much you're able to donate. We believe in you as much as you believe in us, and as much as we believe in ourselves...now that's a whole lotta believin' going on! And it's that faith that's gotten us where we are today and will continue to take us where we must go tomorrow.

You may ask yourself, what are our future goals with this record? Having a new record begins a long and steady work path for Parachute Musical. We now have a NEW product to sell (not to you of course, you helped pay for it)! This gives us a reason to go back out on the road and continue to expand our growing fanbase, putting us into the spotlight more, little by little, until the inevitable "right place, right time." We use the word inevitable because we believe through perseverance, hard work, and sheer enjoyment, our goals and dreams WILL come true. The biggest mistake that anyone in a similar situation can make is to stop. We do not believe in this option. This is our life.

A new record is also a current snapshot of the best version of us: who we are right now! As a band, we continually grow through writing new music, traveling, and performing together. That's why, especially at this stage of our career in this business, it is important to have something brand new and great-sounding representing us when we can't be everywhere all the time. An up-to-date recording is therefore invaluable, as it so often supersedes us. You hear people say, "Their last record is good but they've gotten so much better in person now! I can't wait for the new album!" Well, neither can we and neither should you.

Helping us make this record become a reality aids us in continuing our dreams, our passions, our lives, so that we may be a testament that NEVER giving up breeds success. We are clear-headed and goal-oriented, and all of our hard work is prepared to meet its opportunity. But we need your help.

Thank you so much! We love you all!

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    Receive a digital download of the record two weeks prior to the release date

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    A signed copy of the CD mailed two weeks prior to the release date

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    A Thank You credit in the album liner notes, a special addition album release poster, plus the CD mailed two weeks prior to the release date

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    An exclusive digital download of three intimate demos featuring Josh’s voice and piano. Demos were meant for the band’s ears only as a way to learn new material for our upcoming record.
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    Handwritten lyrics to two Parachute Musical Songs, one of your choosing and one we’ll choose from our new record; both written on fancy paper! (PLUS ALL OF THE ABOVE)

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    A one of a kind disposable camera that we’ll fill with photos during the making of the album. You’ll never see any of the photos online; no duplicates, for your eyes only. Who knows what will end up on film!
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    A Parachute Musical Light Up Picture Frame: We have performed over 300 times all across the United States with our Light-up Picture Frames since premiering them at 2007’s Next Big Nashville festival. Unless we had the flu, we’ve set them up every time. These are the frames with our respective colors that light up on stage. Here’s your chance to receive a serious piece of PM memorabilia before they are retired forever. One pledge is for one Picture Frame. They are seriously road worn and well loved!
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    We will perform a 30-minute acoustic performance for you and your friends online over Skype. Ever wanted to make a crazy song request? How about you make the set list!
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    Let’s take this one step further… How about we write a song about YOU? We’ll have a phone chat with you and write a song about your life, your loves, or whatever you want! Due to the crazy cost of recording (You’re on our Kickstarter, remember?), we may not be able to do a full band version, but let’s just see where this crazy journey takes us?!?
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    BAM! We keep Kickstarting it up a notch! Let’s ditch the digital space between us and do this thing in person. For an awesome pledge of $1000, we will come to your house, play your living room and even cook you dinner (seriously, we will). Can we sleep on your floor too? Invite anyone you like. It’s your house and your party! While we’re on the road over the next year, we’ll do a show at your place and list it as a private event to make everyone else jealous. (Limited to the flowing states : TN, KY, NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, TX, MD, DC, WV, VA, NJ, NY, PA, MS, LA.) (PLUS ALL OF THE ABOVE - not including Limited Rewards)

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    HONORARY 5th MEMBER SUPREME PACKAGE
    We’d like to thank you in advance for this one, but there’s no need since you just joined the band (honorary style you crazy nose flutists!). Since you’re part of the PM clan now, you’ll have free admission to any show for ALL OF TIME. You’ll get a custom plaque with your name on to make it official. You’re part of the creative process now, so come on down to spend a day (1) with us in the studio. We’ll even pay for your flight! How could we make this record without you? This package includes everything listed above except the house show and the limited items, but only you will have the plaque, the unlimited guest list spots and the day in the studio. We’re pumped to have you on board!

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