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Polly Ammo wants to give you music for your ears to listen to in the form of a 5 song EP of all new music!

UPDATE 1: BARRY MANILOW INTERPRETIVE DANCE INCENTIVE

Hey all- I NEED REBLOGS!

Because I have 13 days left to raise $3115 for my Kickstarter project.

So here’s what we’re going to do.

I can meet my goal if I raise $250 a day.  For each day I raise $250, I will POST A VIDEO of myself doing something AMAZING.

To start off with a bang, if I raise $500 by midnight tonight, I will post a video of myself doing interpretive dance to the music of Barry Manilow.

This video will only be available to backers! So if you were planning on waiting and pledging money later, that is a bad plan.  Pledge now!!

You can donate by clicking on the “KS” symbol in the lower right corner of the above video after hitting play, or use this link here

Tell all your friends/internet friends/moms. Together we can MAKE THIS ALBUM HAPPEN.

THE STORY:

My name is Jacqui Kennelly.  My musical alter ego Polly Ammo is finally coming out with a new EP!  Five to six songs, lots of tracking done, and all it needs is a few more instruments and some mixing/mastering and pressing.

You may be thinking, "Why would someone as well known and talented as Polly Ammo need my help?"  Good question.  I don't.  Shut up. I just want to let you be involved in something bigger than yourself, for once.  You're welcome.  As you can see from my video, I have some pretty famous support.  So, you know.  Just saying.  Get in on the ground floor.

It took plenty of time to get to this point, and with my recent relocation to Portland from Brooklyn I'm ready to get this record to my adoring public.  It's just not fair to make them wait.

This project is totally independent, and involves just a few hard working musicians and engineers, so we are depending entirely on pledges to finish mixing, mastering and pressing the album, as well as to create any kind of website, merch and promotion.

Check out my wonderful and deeply personal prizes! Let's make a baby together! (Disclaimer: the baby is a record; no babies will be part of the pledge prizes).

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    You get an email from me thanking you, with an emoticon of your choosing.

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    ADDED FOR DOUBLE-BACKERS who want an extra prize, and for those of you just tuning in. You get a (probably inappropriate) postcard from me thanking you for your help, handwritten and probably doodled on by me personally.

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    You get the completed EP, signed, as well as the satisfaction of knowing you pledged more than the bare minimum $5 lowest accepted amount. You care more about independent artists than those people.

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    You get a video thank-you from me for supporting my awesome music, available only to backers, in which I will be wearing a variety of hats and glue-on facial hair. You will also get a copy of the EP on CD, signed by me while wearing a monocle. You won't see the part where I sign your CD while wearing a monocle, but rest assured, that's what's happening behind the scenes.

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    For less than the cost of a decent pair of pants, you get a hand-drawn thank you note from me, featuring the animal of your choice wearing the hat of your choice. Want a thank-you llama in a sombrero? A penguin in a top hat? You got it. Plus the rewards above including the video and autographed cd. AND I'll throw in an UNRELEASED TRACK that is ONLY available to backers.

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    9 backers

    You will get everything above-the EP, video, unreleased track, and drawing- PLUS a mix CD from me of music I think you'll really like based on our lasting friendship and feelings for each other, with hand-drawn (and probably jared-leto-as-jordan-catalano-themed) cover art. BFFs 4-EVA!

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    You get a handmade Polly Ammo poster, unique and only available to backers, painted and inked by me just for you, as well as all the rewards above.

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    You get a 20 minute Skype or video chat hang-out with me, in which I play you some songs and you tell me how great I am. We can also talk about your horrible boss, and how cute your cats are. Whatever! Nothing is off limits! You can tell me about your childhood. Maybe I'll write a song about it. PLUS everything above (except the poster).

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    For this you will get a DVD of me and a bunch of the people involved in this record, talking about the engineering, production, songwriting... and if that isn't interesting to you, they'll also be saying hi to you, and thanking you for helping to feed their families during this tough economic downturn. You will ALSO get EVERYTHING above, including the handmade poster. You ALSO get glossy behind-the-scenes photos of recording sessions with producer Chris Kuffner, as part of a lovely care package including several unreleased tracks by Polly Ammo that are ONLY available to backers who are as wealthy and discerning as you are.

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    If you're within a 5 hour drive of Portland, OR, or you are a train ride away from NYC: I will come to your house and make you and your loved ones dinner*. I will bring the drinks/soda and a lovely bouquet of flowers that I will hand pick on my way to your house. I will entertain you with stories of my college shenanigans while we listen to 90s music on my ipod. We will become best friends. *Dinner will be either grilled cheese or something involving eggs since that is all I can cook. **Also everything above, hand delivered to you by me.

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    We will play a show in your house/apartment/local bar, buy drinks for you and all your friends, INVITE YOU ONSTAGE to play/sing with me and the band, tell everyone how great we think you are, and sleep on your floor or couch. Then we'll buy you breakfast and hang out with you, seeing the sights and generally being entertaining. *Limited to North America or Western Europe.

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    You have funded my project. You get to pick my next tattoo. I am being totally serious. As long as it's not a trademark, cartoon character, or obscene. You pick it, I ink it. I'll get the whole thing on video and credit you for the idea, and post it on the internet. Come on, this is totally worth the money.

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