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We're the Black River Belles, and we have an album's worth of new songs that we REALLY want you to hear. Help us out? Read more

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This project was successfully funded on October 28, 2010.

We're the Black River Belles, and we have an album's worth of new songs that we REALLY want you to hear. Help us out?

About this project

Q: WHO ARE THE BLACK RIVER BELLES?

A: A group of strong Southern women studying music, life, love and a whole slew of other things at Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music in Oberlin, Ohio.

Q: WHAT DO THE BELLES PLAY?

A: Good music. Music that you totally want to listen to. Music that will CHANGE YOUR LIFE. Well, or at least we hope it will.

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SO MANY SONGS. SO MUCH TIME. Not a whole lot of dollars.

That's our story. We've been playing together for a while now, and while we're definitely getting gigs and all, we've discovered that FINISHING the record we started earlier this year is going to be a bit more expensive than we thought.

The money raised by this project will help to cover studio time and manufacturing of the new record. The album will include some folk standards and a ton of new originals. Three part harmony. Double-stops. Helena belting. These are things you need, and now we need YOUR HELP to make it happen!

Still curious?
Listen to us here: www.myspace.com/blackriverbelles
Watch us here: http://www.youtube.com/user/BlackRiverBelles

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    SO MANY HUGS and SO MANY KISSES, and a heartfelt THANK YOU.

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    Hugs, kisses, a thank you, AND a free mp3 off the new record. You choose.

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    A digital advance copy of the new record once it's complete, plus a postcard sent with love from Oberlin, OH.

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    A digital advance copy of the album AND a signed physical copy of the album sent to your doorstep upon its manufacturing and release.

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    WHOA, FIFTY DOLLARS? The Belles will cover a song of your choosing, record it, and send you a video. Want us to play R. Kelly's "Ignition Remix"? How about Fleetwood Mac's "Go Your Own Way"? Done. DONE. It's yours. Also, we'll throw in a signed copy of the album.

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    One of the Belles will bake you something. Cookies, cake, a pie - your choice! Also, a signed copy of the record.

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    One of the Belles will cook you dinner at your house. This is reserved for residents of Dallas, Austin, Louisville, or Oberlin. Yep, you get a copy of the album, too.

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    Helena will take you out on a HOTT date. Yes, with two t's. You get to pick the cuisine, and I'll provide you with the best time you've ever had. EVER.

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    You choose the reward...well, within reason. :D

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