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This project was successfully funded on September 6, 2012.

Miss Leslie Anne Sloan presents a third CD of original tunes and this time has written an e-book to release to fans.

About this project

THE CD

My journey as a songwriter began in 2005. In 2008, I released my first CD of original tunes called "Between the Whiskey and the Wine". I recorded this CD at Tommy Detamore's studio in Floresville, TX. Tommy was the co-producer on that CD as well as my last release, "Wrong Is What I Do Best", released in 2010.

I'm ready to record another album of original tunes and I'm teaming up with Tommy Detamore once again.  I would like to give you a preview of the stuff that I've been writing lately. 

This song is called "After the Storm" and is a song I wrote after Hurricane Ike hit my home of Houston, TX. I thought about the devastation of that storm and how helpless we were going through it. We had to wait until the storm was over before we could do anything to try to put back together the pieces of our homes and neighborhoods.  I thought about how sometimes relationships are like that - that you just have to sit through the storm until it's over and then try to put the pieces back together.

I also wrote a song called "It's Rainin Inside" (no the album will not be a storm theme - haha). It's a favorite of mine. I can't wait to record this as a full band. . . (many thanks to Richard Booth who did the video)

If you're listening, you know that these songs are expanded from what I've written before. They are uniquely me and I hope that is why you will enjoy the album.

UNKNOWN ARTIST - THE eBOOK

In addition to the CD, I will be completing a book in electronic form. This book will primarily be a compilation of my online blogs from my website,  www.missleslie.com, song lyrics, other writing and my poetry. Check out my blogs to see what you'll be able to get all in one digital place! The ebook will be called "Unknown Artist". I chose this title because when you are listening to songs as you have recorded them, the name of the song and the artist do not show up on the computer. The artist always shows "Unknown Artist" until you finish the song and "stamp" your name and title on the songfile itself. It seems appropriate to me, as I am primarily a local and regional act. And for some reason, I identify with the anonymity.

THE KICKOFF PARTY

Note that almost all of the rewards include an invitation to our CD Kickoff party at the Track Shack in Spring, TX on September 8, 2012. You'll get a chance to hear a great live show by Miss Leslie and many others as well as get to participate in activities that will be incorporated into the CD (such as a poster signing that will be included in the artwork - YOU can have your name on Miss Leslie's CD!). This will be a party NOT to forget!

THANKS

Thanks for any and all contributions to this project.  I cannot do this without YOU! I am really excited about the music and SO hopeful that this will fund and happen! Thanks for keeping a songwriter's dream alive!

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    Receive advance download of the new CD, a signed copy of the physical CD, and the e-book by Miss Leslie. Within a month of the Kickstarter campaign funding, you will receive a CD including 5 demos of Miss Leslie original songs not yet available for sale. Have your name listed as an Executive Producer on the CD. Receive a framed copy of the original page of handwritten lyrics from a song off the album (will also be signed by Miss Leslie) and FREE admission PLUS VIP treatment (free food and access to VIP area) at the Kickoff Party at the Track Shack in Spring, TX on September 8, 2012. In addition, Miss Leslie Sloan and Wayne "Animal" Turner (who played for over 25 years with Hank Williams Jr) will perform an acoustic concert at your home or office for you and your friends or business associates. We will work with you to schedule a mutually acceptable date in 2012-2013. If the performance place is more than a 3-hour drive from Houston, you will also be responsible for travel and 2 hotel rooms.

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