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I've got a beautiful new album in the works--Everything You Love Comes Alive. I need your help to fund it!

Thanks for stopping by! Here's the scoop about a new project I've got in the works...

Recently there's been an awakening in my creative life that I'm excited about. New songs have been stirring in me, and I'm ready to record a new album called Everything You Love Comes Alive. 

This past year I've been writing and speaking about discovering our gifts, developing and nurturing them with passion and discipline, then sowing them like seeds into the fields where we live and work. I believe this "work of art" isn't so much a list of accomplishments or failures as it is doing what we love and are passionate about, and finding beauty and purpose in our lives as a result. Some of the songs on this record echo that theme--I can't wait for you to hear them!  

Producing the album will be Nate Sabin, who produced my last CD, Meteor Shower. He's a brilliant songwriter, producer and friend who helps inspire my best work. Our plan is to record in Nashville and Minneapolis in late Spring of this year. I want to bring all of the resources, talents and heart I possibly can to this project. 

As an independent artist, I don't have a record label that finances my albums, which means I am responsible for all of the costs. Although we've set the goal here at  $12,000, we've estimated the new album will cost about $20,000 to make. Even in a healthy, thriving economy, this amount is a lot to set aside and I'm very much in need of some help to fund this record. In addition to renting studio space, and paying the musicians and engineers a fair wage for their time and talents, there are also design and manufacturing costs. We were modest in our goal amount because it's all or nothing: if we don't get all of it pledged in the 30 days, we're back at zero.

I would be humbled and overjoyed to have you share in this creative endeavor with me. Your support will make this vision a reality, and you'll play a part in not only creating a beautiful work of art, but also in encouraging and touching the lives of those who hear it. How cool is that?

I'm offering thank you gifts for your pledge, but mostly I want you to know from the deepest place in my heart that I am grateful for your friendship and support.  

Please contact staci@stacifrenes.com if you have ANY questions about this campaign or project! 

Warmly,

Staci 

P.S. If you're new to my music, here's one of my favorite songs, Meteor Shower. 

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    THE VIRTUAL HUG: From Staci to you, plus you'll have access to our Kickstarter updates here on this page.

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    THE EARLY BIRD: You'll get to download the new CD at least 2 weeks before it's released. (And brag about it!)

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    THE TWOFER: You'll get the early download & an autographed CD delivered right to your door, with love.

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    THE GIVEAWAY: You'll get 1 early download + 4 CDs to give to friends or use as drink coasters!

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    THE BOXED SET: Includes the TWOFER + any 4 of Staci's previous CDs. (Snapshots, Meteor Shower, Nothing Short of Amazing, Wise Men and Angels, Staci Frenes, Acoustic Origins) delivered to your door, with love.

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    BEHIND THE MUSIC: Everything in THE BOXED SET + Staci's personal journal and songwriting notes of the stories and inspiration behind the songs on the new album.

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    THE DEMOS: Everything in BEHIND THE MUSIC + Staci will send you the acoustic demos of 6 songs on the new album. And you won't have to pay extra for pitchy vocals and out of tune guitars!

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    THE LINER NOTES: Everything in BEHIND THE MUSIC + your name will be included in the CD liner notes in a special thanks section, acknowledging your support of this project.

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    THE WEB CONCERT: Everything in THE DEMOS + Staci performs a private web concert for you and as many friends as you can squeeze around your computer! She might even take requests!

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    THE RELEASE PARTY Includes everything in THE DEMOS + you and a guest will be invited to Staci's home for an exclusive CD release show complete with a yummy catered meal. Anyone who knows the Frenes' knows they throw a great house party! (travel costs may apply if you live outside of Nor Cal)

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    THE SONGWRITER: Includes your choice of THE RELEASE PARTY or THE WEB CONCERT+ a 2 hour songwriting web collaboration/consultation session to work on your songs with Staci.

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    YOUR HOUSE CONCERT: Includes your choice of THE RELEASE PARTY or THE WEB CONCERT+ Staci will come to your living room and perform an intimate acoustic concert for you and your friends. You get to help choose the song list. (Travel costs may apply if outside the Nor Cal area.)

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    YOUR SONG: Everything included in THE HOUSE CONCERT + HANG +Staci will write a song for a special event of your choice: birth of a baby (her song, "Miracle Baby" and "Looking at You" have been used by hundreds of photographers, and featured in TV commercials nation-wide!) or birthday or anniversary....you name it. One of a kind, just for you.

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