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It's time to record the follow up album to Cherry Blossoms. This next album is gonna be even better.
It's time to record the follow up album to Cherry Blossoms. This next album is gonna be even better.
505 backers pledged $36,683 to help bring this project to life.

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Hello friends! It is time to make a record! I am asking for your help. I am trying to raise $35,000 to record, produce, distribute, and pay for my record. Those of you who have been with me over the years know that I haven't released anything for a while, and after a few years of writing new material I am ready to record. I am ready to do everything in my power to make the best record I've ever made. If I can reach my goal, I promise you a great record released to you as soon as possible. My new batch of songs is the best work I have ever done, and hope that you're as excited to hear them as I am to make this record.

Here's what I need to cover :

  • recording studio
  • engineer 
  • producer 
  • musicians 
  • food for the team  
  • disc manufacturing
  • marketing to promote the album
  • video for 1 or 2 songs

Stretch goals - 

As with anything, the more you invest, the higher the quality. If I can reach $50,000 I will be able to record these songs on to two inch tape (which makes for the warmest sounding recording possible)  and hire the best filmmaker possible for the videos.

Thank you for taking the time to read, and hopefully contribute. I am so grateful for all the kindness and support you've given me thus far and hope you will choose to be a part of this journey!

Risks and challenges

We are ready to start recording now and because we have planned well there is not much that could go wrong. Our only challenge will be to meet our Fall release date. Sometimes making great art goes a little slower than hoped for but we WILL get this album out as soon as we can!

It's gonna work out great.

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    Signed CD + digital download

    Digital download of the fully recorded, mixed, mastered, FINISHED record before the official release day AND a autographed physical copy.

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    T-shirt and Digital Download

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    T-shirt, Signed CD, and Digital Download

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    Thank You Note from Andy and Then Some!

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    Handwritten Lyric Sheet +Tshirt

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    30 min Skype Convo and All Of The Above

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    Coffee with Andy

    Come to Charlotte and Andy will take you to his favorite spot for great coffee and conversation. Plus you'll get the Campaign Exclusive T-shirt and a signed copy of the CD and the Digital Download.
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    Write A Song With Andy

    Spend 4 hours either at Andy's office or via Skype writing a song with Andy. Anything you want to write about is cool. We'll write it together!
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    Andy Plays A Show In Your Living Room

    Andy will play all the songs off of his new album (and some others) for you and your friends in your living room. Travel costs will also need to be covered by Backer once date for living room show is agreed upon.
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    Dinner and a Show at Andy's House

    You and one guest will be invited to Andy's house for an evening of food, music, and conversation. This will be a small intimate gathering at Andy's house that will include dinner made by Amy Squyres and then Andy will play songs from the album. If the weather's nice we'll sit on the back porch and talk around the fire. Getting to Charlotte is Backer's responsibility.
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    Day In The Studio with Andy

    Come spend a day with Andy and his producer Elijah Mosely at Threshing Floor Audio and witness the recording process. We'll spend the day recording and you and one guest get to be there for it! After the day in the studio Andy and Elijah will take you and your guest out to dinner at Kindred, one of the best restaurants in the Charlotte area. Dinner is on us. Backer is responsible for own travel arrangements to Charlotte.This package
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    Signed Guitar, Day in Studio, Dinner

    This package includes it all! Come to Charlotte and spend the day in the studio with Andy, let him take you out to dinner AND leave the day with a signed acoustic guitar that he used in the making of the new record. Travel arrangements handled by Backer.

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