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Help us get David Corley's debut album, Available Light off the ground and out into the world.
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94 backers pledged $17,735 to help bring this project to life.

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Post Office Records,  Wolfe Island, Canada
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Born and raised in the heartland, in Lafayette, Indiana, David Corley has been scribbling down notes, ideas, and tunes by hand for as long as he can remember, secretly creating an expansive body of work that has consumed and kept him out of the public eye for a span of decades until this very moment in time.  

At the age of 53,  Corley is ready to release his debut album, Available Light,  a collection of original indie bluesy-rock songs that encompasses the poetic landscapes of Corley's dreams, as well as his life in rural Indiana and travels across and around the United States.  David Corley's debut album Available Light is in the homestretch now and what a wild ride!  He has been blessed to work with some very wonderfully talented people, and that shows in the production value of the record.  He had the pleasure and privilege to work with Gregor Beresford (drums), Tony Scherr (bass, guitar), Kate Fenner (background vocals), Sarah McDermott (background vocals) and Hugh Christopher Brown (piano, hammond b-3, clavinet, wurlitzer, vocals).  Brown also produced, mixed and engineered the songs, taking them to a whole new level.  He states " David's music is so real and so unaffected - I know everyone who hears it will experience the same sensation we had making the album; that you are discovering something that's always existed, but new every time you observe it. I am so thrilled to play a part in bringing this album to life. Now you can too....." 

So this baby needs to get off the ground.  We need your help for final costs of printing, production, art, promotion, as well as playing and touring in support of the record. With a little wind behind it, and your help (whatever you can pledge), these songs that have been crafted over a lifetime will reach new ears, delight new audiences and enable David to keep making his own brand of music for many more albums to come.  If you like what you hear, dig in and get in on the ground floor as well as take advantage of some of our cool rewards and of course, please help us spread the word!

Risks and challenges

The final recordings are in hand. Risks and challenges?, - man, I've already taken 'em all, and no challenge I haven't seen before. Psyched for you all to hear the record...and psyched for you to be part of it, and you will be the first to receive Available Light. But I need your help to get it out. If I happen to be in Wolfe Island, Canada, when this is all said and done, mailing might have a cool Canadian postage stamp and take a day or 2 longer. Rest assured, my team is going postal on you already and I am somewhere, with an instrument in my hand, and trying to hold on to it. Music is my world, and I know that from of a lifetime of playing it.

Thank you. Really, thanks.

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     THANK YOU!

    You are helping to make a really great record !
      DOWNLOAD of the first 3 songs on the record
    Available Light.

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     THANK YOU THANK YOU!
    David thanks you from the bottom of his heart! 

     DOWNLOAD of 10 song record Available Light

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    POSTCARD THANK YOU-

    POSTCARD written to you from the town David is living in in. 
    PLUS DOWNLOAD of 10 song record Available Light.

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    AVAILABLE LIGHT GIVER -

    POSTCARD
    PLUS DOWNLOAD of all 10 songs
    PLUS the record Available Light mailed to you.

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    AVAILABLE LIGHT SIGNAGE-

    POSTCARD plus DOWNLOAD of all 10 songs PLUS David will SIGN a copy of Available Light for us to mail to you.
    We will throw in a collectible promo guitar pick for fun.
    $50.00

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    AVAILABLE LIGHT CUSTOM SIGNAGE-

    DOWNLOAD of all 10 songs
    PLUS TWO MAILED copies of Available Light.  You provide the names and a short  message (1 or 2 sentences) and David will custom sign it.  This makes an awesome personalized Holiday gift!
    Each copy comes with a collectible promo guitar pick.

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     LEATHER "ENTRY PASS" -

    Just like a tyvek concert bracelet but leather.  David wears his everyday.  He never takes it off.
     Distressed brown /black leather with antiqued brass closure. One size fits all.
    PLUS 10 song Download
    AND Signed Record mailed to you.

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    LEATHER "PICK HOLDER" CUFF -

    Just over an inch wide, this cuff holds one or 
    more removable guitar picks. Works with any size, shape or thickness of pick.  
    Dark brown or black leather.  Antique Brass buckle.  One size fits all.  Comes with custom guitar pick. 
    PLUS 10 song download
    AND Signed Record Mailed to you.

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    WIT WRIT -

    David will write a short “joke” poem just for you! PLUS 10 song DOWNLOAD
    PLUS Signed Copy of Available Light Mailed to you.
    You get a collectible promo guitar pick to boot!
     

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    HEARTFELT POEM -

    David will write a short heartfelt poem for you! PLUS 
    download of 10 songs
    PLUS Signed Record Mailed
    AND a collectible promo guitar pick to you.
      

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    HONORABLE MENTION -

    Your name listed and thanked as a contributor on David Corley Music Official Website
    PLUS 10 song Download and Signed Record
    PLUS promo guitar pick mailed to you.

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    HEARTFELT APPRECIATION -

    Your name listed and thanked as a contributor on David Corley Music Official Website PLUS 5 Signed Copies of Available Light for Holiday Gifts
    PLUS Download all 10 songs. You provide the names and a short message (1or 2 sentences) and David will custom sign them.

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    DEEP HEARTFELT APPRECIATION -

    Contributor on the website PLUS 10 Signed Copies of Available Light for Holiday Gifts
    PLUS Download of all 10 songs
    You provide the names and a short message (1 or 2 sentences) and David will custom sign it...
    AND we'll throw in 20 collectible promo guitar picks.

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    SONG SPONSOR -

    Garage recording of a personalized song just for you!  David will work in any name and 3 words of your choice.  Song will be burned onto a disc if you'd like and downloadable
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    CUSTOM Signed CD, 10 song download and Website shout out.
     

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    AVAILABLE LIGHT IN YOUR HOME -

    Solo Gig at your home or party!
    PLUS David will sign your copy of the Record
    PLUS 10 song Download.
    You provide transportation and accommodation
      

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    AVAILABLE LIGHT for DINNER -

    Solo Gig at your home AND David will cook you dinner!  
    PLUS David will sign your copy of the record and you get the downloadable version too. Of course, Website shout out.
     You provide transportation and accommodation.
      

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    AVAILABLE LIGHT ASSOCIATE PRODUCER -
    Solo gig at your home plus
    your name listed on David Corley’s official website as Associate Producer,
    PLUS 20 signed copies of Available Light

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