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By The Jellyman's Daughter
$6,934
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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by .

About

Hi, we are The Jellyman’s Daughter and we’ve been busy writing and recording a new album to share with you all. Throughout the whole process we’ve put as much care, attention and love into the songs and recordings as we could, and we couldn’t be more proud of the music we’ve made.

At the end of September we packed up our reliable old Ford Focus and drove down to the beautiful warwickshire countryside to Vada, an epic studio inside a converted chapel dating back to 1240. We wanted a big old room that the music could breathe in so that we could capture the natural sounds of us playing live together, and we used some of the best microphones ever made to ensure our instruments and voices come out of your speakers as faithfully as possible.

We were very grateful to have our talented friends join us in the recording process here. We had Paul Gilbody on double bass, Jamie francis on banjo, and Allan Ferguson came down with his cameras to capture the creative process.

We spent 6 wonderful days full to the brim with recording, drinking tonnes of tea and a few cheeky drams, telling ghost stories and making roast dinners.

We then drove back up to Edinburgh to embark upon one of the most exciting parts of the album recording process - adding a 16-piece string orchestra to some of the songs. Graham wrote the arrangements and assembled a killer group of players who were able to provide the sounds that we’d been hearing in our heads.

Now we’ve finished the recording process and spent every last penny that we’ve earned and saved. At this point, we need your help. We still need to get the album mixed, mastered, designed, replicated on CD and vinyl, and helped along with a good PR campaign, all of which costs a hefty amount.

We hope you guys will help us along by pre-ordering the album - in return you’ll get the album earlier than everyone else. You can also check out our selection of interesting things we can give you and interesting things we can do for you. This will be your only opportunity to get some one-off goodies from us.

Everything you pledge will help make this album that we’ve poured our hearts into the best it can be, and allows us to share our life for the past 3 years with as many people as possible. We are so grateful that we get to create music as our full time jobs and really can’t thank you guys enough for every penny you can spare. If we reach our goal it would be the best Christmas present we could ever ask for!

When you're choosing your pledge amount please bear in mind that you can only pledge once technically - but if there are things you want and don't want from different boxes, then please do email us and we'll sort you out :)

THAAAAAAANKS!

Risks and challenges

We have come this far in the creation of our album with an undying attention to detail - the challenge now is finding the resources and funds to finish the album to the degree of quality that we have been dedicated to and to release it with the right promotional weight to make sure it reaches as many people as possible. We have some great folk lined up to help us bring this album to the ears of many audiences across different continents. But if we can't pay them, we will be doing this part ourselves! Help us to let as many people hear our music as possible :)

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    Stickers and eternal gratitude

    A couple of lovingly designed Jellyman's Daughter stickers and handwritten thank you note :)

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    'Dead Reckoning' Digital Album Download

    From our computer to your computer - the wonders of the 21st century. Have a sneaky digital copy of the album before the official release date!

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    'Dead Reckoning' Physical CD (signed)

    A nice round compact disc tucked up nice and warm in a lovely Digipak package. We will use our best pens and send the snazzy new CD your way before it's released officially.

    (We can also not sign it if you're not into that)

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    CD + Limited Edition Signed Poster

    You will get one of our signed limited edition run of nice high quality posters for the new album, a signed CD and a digital download before it's released. And stickers!

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    'Dead Reckoning' Vinyl (signed)

    Heavyweight vinyl in a beautiful gatefold sleeve. You can expect some super high quality audio - not the cheap stuff!

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    'Dead Reckoning' Vinyl superpack

    For those who can't get enough of having a nice weighty physical album in your hands, or those who like sharing. Also comes with a download of the album in 24-bit WAV/FLAC/ALAC if you're into that sort of thing.

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    Handwritten lyrics and sheet music + CD

    Want to learn how to play and sing along with the songs? We'll write out the words and music :)

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    Gig tickets + CDs for you and a friend

    Looking for a gift idea? How about a ticket to one of our headline shows for you and a dear friend (or new special friend???). Comes with a CD each. Redeemable anywhere in the world!

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    Generosity pack

    You are just a really great person! Four CDs or two vinyls to share with your friends!

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    Cello lesson or vocal lesson

    In our spare time Emily teaches singing and Graham teaches cello! Doesn't matter if you are a total beginner and just curious, or further on down the line - we cater for all!

    Come to our flat in Edinburgh for a lesson (or we can come to you if you are in Edinburgh)

    We promise it will be fun and not scary! It's never too late to start learning a new instrument.

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    'Dead Reckoning' vinyl superpack plus

    Like the vinyl superpack, but with handwritten lyrics, chord charts and string orchestra scores. Quite the bundle!

    Estimated delivery is for the vinyl, the other stuff will come sooner!

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    Did we mention we are ace chefs..?

    We take our food very seriously... Come round to our flat in Edinburgh and we'll cook you a gourmet dinner (menu agreed in advance!). Afterwards we can go through our vinyl collection and listen to the albums that have inspired our music. And play you a tune from the sofa too!

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    Tour of Edinburgh

    Got a visit to Edinburgh planned?
    Let us be your tour guides - it's our favourite city in the world and we love showing it off!

    We'll take you around town for the day and show you all the sites, our favourite views, bars and bites to eat. And can find some great live music to cap it all off with.

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    Cover song

    Got a song in mind you have always wanted to hear us do? We will arrange it in our own style and send it to you privately - pick a good'un!

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    House Concert!

    We'll come and play a special intimate house concert for you and your buddies. You can even choose the setlist! Includes all the stuff too.

    UK - flexible
    Europe - subject to tour dates - April/May 2018

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    Guestlist forever and so much more

    Woweee, you must really love us!

    We pretty much owe you everything we have!
    You name it and it's yours!

    You get every reward going and you'll be on the guest list for all of our future headline shows.

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    • Guest list forever
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