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Dear fans and friends alike, In Oct. ALLB will release our next record. If we are to tour the release, we'll need help with a van!

Hey everyone, thank you for checking out our Kickstarter! Why are you here? Simmer down, I will tell you everything. Basically, A Lot Like Birds has had the amazing fortune of accomplishing a lot of feats in our short nearly two year existance. After the addition of Kurt Travis (Ex-Vocalist of Dance Gavin Dance / 5 Minute Ride) as our lead singer and second front man, within 6 months we quickly signed to the amazing Doghouse Records, acquired The Artery Foundation as management, and In June, entered the studio with Producer/Engineer extraordinaire Kris Crummett to record our second full length album. For all of which, we are INCREDIBLY grateful, and extend our thanks Especially to all of you friends and fans out there, without which we would be lost. The reason we have started this program is because, in light of how fast everything has progressed, we have not been able to save enough for a van in time to tour the release of our darling child sophomore record. We have been getting a lot of requests for shows in all of your respective cities for a while now, and we would love nothing more than to grant each and everyone one of them, but we need your help! Please check out the rewards we have set up, in return for your generosity!

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    Album Art for New Album Print / Signed.

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    Everything Listed Above + A Limited Edition Physical Copy of Our First Release "Plan B" / Signed

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    Everything Listed Above + New T-Shirt Design Adapted from the Art for Our New Album.

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    Everything Listed Above + Handwritten Lyrics by Kurt and Cory to the New Album Conversation Piece

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    Everything Listed Above + Mikey will eat something ridiculous (that is digestible/small/won't kill him/), endure a reasonable amount of pain (i.e. punch to the face, taser, kick to the nuts), in your honor and video tape it for your viewing pleasure. [Only available at this pledge level, exempt from the higher levels that cite "Everything listed above"]

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    Everything Listed Above + A personal phone call from any/or all of our band members.

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    Everything Listed Above + Un-Released Pre-Pro Rough Demo versions of select songs on the new album Conversation Piece and Plan B

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    Everything Listed Above + A physical booklet of guitar tabs for every song on the albums Plan B and Conversation Piece

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    Everything Listed Above + Your Name in the Credits of the New Album [pledge available only until August 15th]

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    Everything Less Than 150$ Listed Above + An Exclusive Preview Listening Party With the Band of the New Album, Any Time From Now Until Before the Record Comes Out. (We will throw you a party here if desired, or drive to you anywhere within 200 miles of Sacramento)

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    Everything Less Than 150$ Listed Above + Mikey Will Tattoo Your Full Name on His Ass (Prime Mikey Real Estate), and Video-Tape the Process For Your Viewing Pleasure.

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    Everything Less Than 150$ Listed Above + Personal Live Performance (within 200 miles of Sacramento) or Via Web Chat

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    Everything Less Than 150$ Listed Above + We will cover and record any song of your choice and send to you personally (within reason, we aren't dragonforce ok)

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    Everything Less Than 150$ Listed Above + A Personalized Signed Electric Guitar With Artwork on it Done by The Band / Signed.

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    Everything Less Than 150$ Listed Above + 10 hours of any one of us (Including our vocalists) full services as studio musicians, for your recording project within a 200-mile radius of Sacramento (Or we can track here, though studio charges will apply) OR 14 hours (7 months worth) of drum lessons with our very own and very talented Joseph Arrington (Teacher at the Drum Lab: the largest drum school in Northern California); fluent in Jazz, Afro-Cuban, Rock, Pop, and Metal (Within Sacramento or via Skype/Webchat)

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