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I’m finally ready to release my first full length solo album, RISE & SHINE, at the end of this summer and I’m asking for your help!
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    TIP JAR
    Every penny counts! Receive the ALX decal and I’ll give you a big hug the next time I see you :)

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    EARLY RELEASE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
    ヂジタルアルバム
    Receive a digital version of Alx’s full album, RISE & SHINE, two weeks before it’s on sale to the public!

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    AUTOGRAPHED PHYSICAL ALBUM AND DECAL
    Preorder an autographed RISE & SHINE album and ALX decal!

    You will also receive the digital download of Alx’s album two weeks before the release date.

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    ALX T-SHIRT PACKAGE
    Get Alx's brand new t-shirt!

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

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    SUPER FAN PACKAGE
    You’ll receive 3 original acoustic songs via digital download that have never been released by Alx. You’ll be one of the few people to ever hear these songs!

    You also get an autographed physical album, an ALX t-shirt, and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

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    INSTAGRAM SHORT ORIGINAL SONG SHOUTOUT
    Alx will write a short 30 sec song about you and who you are and post it to instagram.

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

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    ALX LOGO USB FLASH DRIVE KEYCHAIN
    This limited edition ALX 16GB flash drive will come loaded with every Alx Kawakami song ever released, the 3 unreleased songs, and behind the scene photos.

    Only 25 of these will be made.

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

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    **EARLY-BIRD SPECIAL**
    **FIRST 15 BACKERS ONLY**

    SUPER SUPER FAN PACKAGE
    Receive a framed handwritten original song and message to you with an autograph!

    EARLY-BIRDS will also get Alx’s 3 unreleased original acoustic songs via digital download.

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

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    HANDWRITTEN LYRICS OF ONE OF ALX’S ORIGINAL SONGS
    Receive a framed handwritten original song and message to you with an autograph!

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

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    NAME IN THE ALBUM CREDITS
    Have your name or someone special to you mentioned in the album credits. It will forever be printed on every single album of RISE & SHINE!

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

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    PERSONAL TUNESDAY COVER SONG VIDEO

    Alx will sing, play, and dedicate any cover song of your choice for his popular TUNESDAY TUESDAY YouTube post. You will also receive a digital version of the song to share with your friends and family.

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

    You can not sell/release this song without permission from Alx and original composer.

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    LIMITED EDITION ZAK NOYLE AUTOGRAPHED “FIREKNIFE” PRINT ON METAL
    This is a 12” x 18” metal print of surf photographer Zak Noyle’s photo that was used on Alx’s FIREKNIFE album cover. Only 20 of these are printed and each one is numbered so jump on this fast!

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

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    BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

    PERSONAL SONG WRITTEN FOR YOU
    Have Alx write an original song for you about anything you want! Give Alx a topic and he’ll write and record an acoustic version of your song to share with your family and friends.

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

    You can not sell/release this song without permission from Alx.

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    2 HOUR ACOUSTIC PERFORMANCE

    Have Alx perform a 2 hour acoustic set for your private party! He'll also bring CDs and other merchandise for your guests to take home as a souvenir. Sound system included for parties up to 100 people.

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

    Must be redeemed by the end of 2017. If you are serious about this reward please email info@alxkawakami.com for scheduling. Travel is not included unless Alx is within 100 miles of venue.

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER PACKAGE
    Ever wanted to be an executive producer on a full album? Here’s your chance! Your name will be at the top of the credits as an EXECUTIVE PRODUCER on every single CD, digital album, and more! Basically anywhere the executive producer is named, you’ll be there. How cool is that?!

    You also get (10) autographed physical albums and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

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    HELLO KITTY EXCLUSIVE PRESALE
    Iolani on Kona St. teamed up with Sanrio to make this amazing collaboration and this is the only place to get it before it's released! This package includes - Pineapple Tote Bag, Pineapple Pouch, Mug, Flip Flops, and Plush Toy. Shipping is included in this reward.

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

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    FRAMED ORIGINAL "SMILE" LYRIC SHEET

    This is a ONE-OF-A-KIND autographed lyric sheet of his song “SMILE” that Alx used while recording his demo that still has his vocal notes written on it. These are also the ORIGINAL lyrics, not the mastered version.

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

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    PERSONAL SONG WRITTEN FOR YOU
    Have Alx write an original song for you about anything you want! Give Alx a topic and he’ll write and record an acoustic version of your song to share with your family and friends.

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

    You can not sell/release this song without permission from Alx.

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    WRITE A SONG WITH ALX
    Ever wanted to write a song but don’t know where to start or how to structure it? Let Alx help you write and finish a song about whatever you want! He’ll also record an acoustic version to send to you. Hey, this song might end up on one of his albums!

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

    You can not sell/release this song without permission from Alx.

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    FULLY PRODUCED JINGLE
    Have Alx write and produce a jingle for you or your business! This is fully produced with various instruments, not just acoustic, and will add that personal touch to any project. Use this jingle for up to a year on anything you want! Please keep it family friendly.. :)

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

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    DINNER AND MUSIC FOR TWO
    It’s fair to say that two of Alx’s favorite things are music and cooking. Have Alx come anywhere with a kitchen in Honolulu, Los Angeles, or Japan and cook you dinner. While eating dinner, Alx will play serenade you to make it an evening to remember.

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

    If you are serious about this reward please email info@alxkawakami.com for scheduling and any food allergies. Travel not included unless Alx is within 50 miles of location.

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    ALX KOALOHA TENOR UKULELE
    This 'ukulele is engraved with Alx’s logo and has been played and autographed by Alx. There are only a 4 of these custom 'ukulele ever made so this is really special!

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

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    ALX KOALOHA D-VI UKULELE
    This 'ukulele is engraved with Alx’s logo and has been played and autographed by Alx.
    This is a 6-string 'ukulele and is tuned like a guitar so it's perfect for people who need music on the go!

    You also get an autographed physical album and the digital album two weeks before the actual release.

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