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Josh Berwanger, from The Anniversary and The Only Children, is raising funds to release some brand new material and needs your help!

Hey Everyone – Josh Berwanger here. Most of you probably know me from my days as the singer and guitarist from The Anniversary and The Only Children. But the last Only Children record “Keeper of Youth” came out more than five years ago – back in 2007 – and I had to put my music on the back burner for awhile.

What have I been doing since then? Well, lots, actually. I’ve been coaching High School Girls Basketball for the past 7 years, I’ve written three books that have yet to be published. I directed two short films and also have been concentrating a lot on my art projects and building custom amps. But the biggest news is that I’ve recorded two brand new albums, and that is the reason for this Kickstarter campaign! 

Unlike any of my previous records I want to release both of them by myself. The goal of this campaign is to raise $3,500, which will be enough to cover the costs to master the records and release the first one, “All You Can Eat” on vinyl. And I think I can get there with your help. I’ve put a TON of thought into this for the past couple of months and I think I’ve come up with a good variety of incentives to earn your support. And $3,500 is just the minimum – if I can raise more then I can do extras like a gatefold cover, glow in the dark vinyl or higher end 180 gram vinyl.

I’ve been incredibly lucky to have such a great support base from friends, family and fans over the years and I really appreciate anyone who’s ever come to a show, bought a record or just liked my music. And because of all that I’m really excited about this campaign. By pledging you can get everything from a digital or vinyl copy of “All You Can Eat” to rare and unreleased songs from my back catalogue – you can even try to beat me in a game of H-O-R-S-E or have me come to your town for a private concert.

I’m really excited that you can all help contribute to making “All You Can Eat” a reality. I’ll continue to post updates to this page throughout the campaign, and if you have any questions please feel free to email me with any questions.

Thanks, Josh

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    Digital MP3 version of “All You Can Eat” when it's released

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    A Signed copy of “All You Can Eat” on vinyl and a Digital MP3 version before the vinyl is available

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    A Digital MP3 version of the unreleased 2004 e.p. “The Only Children” featuring FIVE unreleased songs PLUS the above

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    All of the above plus an yet-to-released 15 Song Digital MP3 Unreleased/B-Sides album

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    Digital MP3 version of The Only Children "Change of Living" record release show 10/23/2004 at The Bottleneck in Lawrence, KS PLUS all of the above (Setlist: Change of Living - The Sky Begins to Storm - Jesus Came too Late - Before it Fades - Through the Night - All the Proof - West Virginia - The Circle Will not be Broken) PLUS a FREE vinyl test pressing of “All You Can Eat” courtesy of United Records Pressing

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    Digital VIDEO version of the "Change of Living" record release show PLUS all of the above

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    All of the above PLUS Digital MP3 versions of 2 unreleased Anniversary live shows from 2001 - 2002

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    Here's where things get really interesting! Not only will you get everything listed above, but I'll also include your name in a special "Thank You" section in the artwork for the new album.

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    Send in a photo of yourself - or anything for that matter - and it will be included in the artwork for the new album - PLUS everything above

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    Send in a sample of you singing or anything you want and Josh will sample it into a song on the new album - PLUS everything above.

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    Josh will write and mail a hand-written and signed poem just for you. You provide the subject matter and Josh will write just for you.

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    Josh will create a custom art piece and mail it to you.

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    Have Josh record a new song for you! You provide the subject matter and Josh will not only send you the hand-written lyrics, but will write and record an original composition just for you.

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    Did you know that Josh is a high school basketball coach? If you can get yourself out to get out to Kansas, you can get a basketball lesson from Josh and play some one-on-one and H-O-R-S-E. Also head out for a motorcycle ride with Josh to an overnight camping trip.

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    Josh also builds custom amplifiers. For $2,500 Josh will create an amp just for you.

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    Do you want to fund most of the campaign in one fell swoop? If you do, then Josh will fly out to your town for a private concert anywhere in the USA! You just name the place and Josh will come and perform solo for you and up to 50 of your friends. You can even pick the set list.

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    Private concert anywhere in the world!

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