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The record is almost done... and its my favorite so far. Help me finish recording and bring on a great team! Thank you everyone!
The record is almost done... and its my favorite so far. Help me finish recording and bring on a great team! Thank you everyone!
385 backers pledged $33,948 to help bring this project to life.

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If you haven't watched the video, please do... I tell my story, and play a new song to boot. But here it goes in written word!

Basically I'm looking to complete the recording of my latest album, as well as fund a marketing and promotion effort. It's a 12 song album, traditionally recorded live with my touring band, and inspired by the style of my idols- James Taylor, Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, and others.

I'm so excited about this record… mainly because no one told me what to write about, what to sing about, or how to produce. I just got to be myself, and sing my songs in their purest form. And now I just need some help finishing it up, and sharing it on a big scale! It's a big world out there, with a lot of music to choose from, so I intend to hire the right publicity team to help me pierce through all the noise. And depending on how much more I raise (hopefully even more than the goal) …I'll use it for advertising, merchandise costs, and tour support where needed. I really can't thank you enough for taking the time to care about this project. It has a long history, and what I hope will be a very exciting future! Just to have you reading this right now means so much to me.

I pledge to use the money wisely, share my new songs with as many people as possible, and continue to play my small part in keeping the world, well, good.


thanks
Brendan James

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    Exclusive streaming preview of 4 songs from the new album! Hear new music before anyone else - this reward will be fulfilled as soon as the campaign is fully funded! Thank you for your support!

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    Digital download of the entire new album, as well as the pre-release streaming preview of 4 songs. Hear it before anyone else, AND own the mp3s a FULL MONTH before release date.

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    Everything in THE WORKS, a Brendan James hoodie, and Brendan will send you a personalized postcard from the road! The postcard will be purchased by Brendan while he's on tour, written specifically for you, and sent to you by mail!

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    Everything in THE WORKS and handwritten lyrics to a Brendan James song, personalized and autographed, printed on beautiful paper and mailed to you with care.

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    Everything in THE WORKS and Brendan James will go out to lunch or dinner with you and up to two friends when he's in your town on tour (does not include the cost of the meal). This reward is also available plus the cost of travel if you would like to make a special arrangement.

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    Everything in THE WORKS, a Brendan James hoodie, and the ability to join Brendan on-stage at a show for one song. Brendan will accompany you while you sing one of his songs!

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    Everything in THE WORKS, a Brendan James hoodie, and a private songwriting session with Brendan James. Travel costs not included if you live over 300 miles from Charleston SC.

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    Everything in THE WORKS and an entire original song written and recorded by Brendan James about a topic of your choosing (great for wedding proposals).

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    Everything in THE WORKS, a Brendan James hoodie, handwritten lyrics to a song (autographed and personalized) and EXECUTIVE PRODUCER credit on the album.

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