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Friendly Strangers are a Folk/Americana band from New York, and we need funding to finish recording our album, "Where We Go We Grow."
Friendly Strangers are a Folk/Americana band from New York, and we need funding to finish recording our album, "Where We Go We Grow."
74 backers pledged $3,285 to help bring this project to life.

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We've been working hard for almost a year and a half now perfecting a bunch of songs, and we recently started recording them. The problem is, it turns out making a record costs a whole bunch of money — for recording time, mixing time, mastering time, and actually manufacturing CDs. We've already been in the studio for 4 sessions and came out with a bunch of good material, but we still have a lot of work ahead of us. 

If you enjoyed the song in the video, please think about throwing in a few bucks (spoiler: that's not even the best one!). We're more than halfway there, and we really want this project to come to fruition. 

Donate just $10, and you'll be among the first people to hear the album! Donate more, and get one of our many awesome rewards. Most involve our music in some way, but if you have $100 to spare there is some delicious bread in it for you as well. (Sidenote: delicious bread happens to go very well with our music.)

Also, just as a bonus, we're giving everyone who backs this project immediate access to a Friendly Strangers track that's never been released before!

The album is going to be called "Where We Go, We Grow," and although it won't have a squirrel on the cover, we're confident it'll be pretty awesome anyway.

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    Pre-release download of the album: get the whole thing at least a week before it goes on sale to everyone who didn't donate!

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    Above, plus a signed copy of the CD. All of our signatures will be forged by fiddle player Liam O'Brien in beautiful calligraphy.

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    Above, plus an extra CD and a limited-edition poster.

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    Above, plus 3 extra CDs, a "special thanks" credit in the liner notes, and a loaf of bread lovingly baked by our fiddle player Liam O'Brien

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    Above, plus a video of us playing a song about you or the loved one (or subject) of your choice

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    Above, plus we will play a concert in your home if you live in NY, NJ, CT, MA area or can pay for transportation!

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