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We are about to make the album of our dreams and we want you to be a part of it! Your support will enable us to do it right!

        Hello cherished fan of The Mothership.  Do you like us?  'Cuz we sure appreciate the heck out of you.  We'll start out by saying that our first album 'Ten Miles Wide' was a truly fun project for us to make.  Every artist needs to have their first piece of work in order to further their creativity and grow.  We went in to that project with the notion that we had a bunch of cool songs and just wanted to release as soon as possible.  We were eager to get on the map!  Thankfully, the album has been met with positive reception which has fueled us to continue writing... a lot!

       We are SUPER STOKED right now.  Why?  Because we have been doing our best to push ourselves creatively and we already have 5-6 completed songs that sound like an evolved version of us.  June and and early July will be totally dedicated to writing MORE new songs that fit our current mold.  We'll say, at the very least, that we are VERY excited to show you this new music.   

       The fact of the matter is that we want this second album to be done with extra TLC and get it RIGHT!  Unfortunately, "right" means we need extra funding.  We will be chipping much of our own cash into this project but we just can't do it justice this time around if we can't get the studio time we need,  create an awesome looking CD with a new artist, get the right promo to back the project etc. etc. etc. We want to create the BEST album possible for YOU and making records ain't cheap.   

       The beautiful thing about all Kickstarter campaigns is that whenever you back a project, you're truly taking money out of the pockets of "the man" (corporations that sterilize art) and are putting it into independent art and culture,  aka the real thing.  We hope that you take a look at our "Rewards" and find a package that suits both your tastes and your budget.  The most important thing to us is that you SHARE this page with all of your contacts that appreciate The Mothership and/or the things we have talked about in this message.  

       We truly feel lucky to have the opportunity to make this album and we look forward to sharing it with you when it is completed.  If we make or exceed this budget, we will be forever grateful.  Thank you for taking the time,

-The Mothership

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    A zip file e-mailed to you immediately containing our first record "Ten Miles Wide"

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    A copy of our second album e-mailed to you in a .zip file containing high quality audio files as well as album art and liner notes in .jpg format

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    A copy of our second album on CD mailed to you AND a copy of our second album e-mailed to you in a .zip file containing high quality audio files as well as album art and liner notes in .jpg format

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    IMMORTALITY: Your name in the "thank you" section of the liner notes AND a copy of our second album on CD mailed to you AND a copy of our second album e-mailed to you in a .zip file containing high quality audio files as well as album art and liner notes in .jpg format

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    A Mothership T shirt with a brand new design + liner notes "thank you" mention + new CD + ZIP file

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    Free "guest list" entry to the Mothership show of your choice AND a Mothership T shirt with a brand new design + liner notes "thank you" mention + new CD + ZIP file

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    You've earned yourself a party. Come over and celebrate how awesome you are with us. We will provide excellent times! AND a free "guest list" entry to the Mothership show of your choice AND a Mothership T shirt with a brand new design + liner notes "thank you" mention + new CD + ZIP file

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    You've earned yourself dinner and a private Mothership concert at our house in Shoreline, WA. Pick the set list and enjoy a Thai meal cooked by Will Andrews. Also enjoy a free "guest list" entry to the Mothership show of your choice AND a Mothership T shirt with a brand new design + liner notes "thank you" mention + new CD + ZIP file

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    You've earned yourself a personalized Mothership video of John doing an acoustic song, will playing drums ect. We will dedicate a performance to you, our amazing friend! We will home-record something special and send it to you digitally. Also enjoy a free "guest list" entry to the Mothership show of your choice AND a Mothership T shirt with a brand new design + liner notes "thank you" mention + new CD + ZIP file

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    For the extreme backer. Just tell us what you want and we'll do our best to make it happen!

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