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A sweet, sultry, simply-produced album of great vintage songs. Play it while you throw a classy dinner party or make sweet, sweet love.
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    MY ETERNAL GRATITUDE. Plus, access to backer updates including song choice, unreleased demos, and hilarious videos of me and my famous friends.

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    THE DIGITAL ALBUM. You'll be one of the first people to hear the new record, the very day it hits the proverbial shelves! Plus, access to backer updates including song choice, unreleased demos, and more.

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    THE CD! Get a shiny new SIGNED copy of the CD in your mailbox, the veritable moment it's released! Plus, bragging rights to your friends that you supported the making of said CD. PLUS the digital album, and access to backer updates.

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    THE VINYL LP! Hold in your hands the very first Carsie Blanton vinyl record in existence, the veritable moment it's released! Complete with full color original cover art by Lauren J. Andrews. PLUS the digital album, and access to backer updates.

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    THE SUPPORTER PACKAGE (CD + VINYL). The new album on CD and VINYL, complete with full color original cover art by Lauren J. Andrews. PLUS the digital album and access to backer updates.

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    SIGNED VINYL! Hold in your hands the very first Carsie Blanton vinyl record in existence, signed by Carsie! Complete with full color original cover art by Lauren J. Andrews. PLUS the digital album, and access to backer updates.

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    Two tickets to an east coast release show in Montreal, Boston, NYC, Philadelphia, DC, or Richmond. Plus, the signed CD.

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    SOUTHEAST TICKETS - Two tickets to a southeastern release show (Asheville, Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta, Nashville, New Orleans, Austin, Dallas), plus a signed copy of the CD.

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    THE SUPER SUPPORTER PACKAGE (CD + VINYL + PAPER GOODIES). You get the album on vinyl and CD, a limited edition Carsie Blanton PAPER DOLL (see the illustration to the lower left! Illustrated by Lauren J. Andrews and complete with three tiny Carsie outfits), and a LOVE NOTE FROM CARSIE featuring an original thank-you doodle. PLUS the digital album and access to backer updates.

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    GOOD JUJU PACK - Carsie will find and/or make you a personalized set of good luck charms to put around your house. This may include: hand-drawn (by Carsie) luck creatures, a New Orleans gris gris talisman, a framed set of lucky pennies (found the natural way), and more. May also include chocolate. Plus the album on vinyl and CD.

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    SECRET SONGS EP. You get a copy of the limited edition, Kickstarter-backers-only "Secret Songs EP", featuring unreleased tracks and alternate takes from the album! This will include at least 5 unreleased songs, and WE ARE ONLY PRESSING ENOUGH OF THESE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN! Plus, the Super Supporter Package.

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    HAND-WRITTEN LYRICS. You pick your favorite lyrics from one of my songs, I'll write them out in my very own chicken-scratch, on pretty paper. Then I'll draw you some appropriate doodles in the margins, sign it, package it carefully and pop it in the mail 'specially for you. Plus the Super Supporter package AND Secret Songs EP.

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    THE FULL CARSIE DISCOGRAPHY on CD. You'll receive SIGNED copies of all 6 Carsie Blanton original CDs, PLUS Jazz Is for Everybody on CD and vinyl, AND the Secret Songs EP. This set includes burned copies of two CDs that are out of print. (The full discography includes Hush, Ain't So Green, Buoy, Beau, Idiot Heart, Rude Remarks & Dirty Jokes, the jazz is for everybody CD, and secret songs.) Plus the Carsie paper doll & a love note!

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    A PERSONALIZED CARE PACKAGE designed with you in mind, curated by me, and delivered via old-fashioned mail. I'll ask you what sorts of stuff you like (Candy? Books? Music? Adorable tiny creatures?) and I'll use my cuteness-detection skills to find stuff that will totally make your week. Plus the signed CD and Secret Songs EP!

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    Dinner with Carsie before the CD release show of your choice, two tickets to that show, AND the Super Supporter Package and Secret Songs EP.

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    CARSIE WILL WRITE YOU A TINY SONG. You provide the topic, I provide the wit and panache. I will congratulate you, write you an anthem, give you advice on your love life, or reprimand you, in song, per your instructions, in 30-60 seconds. Can be used as a gift for someone you love (or hate). PLUS the Super Supporter package AND Secret Songs EP.

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    SOLO CARSIE HOUSE SHOW (East coast, South, + Midwest USA). I'll play your living room! You and I will pick a date that works for both of us, within 12 months of the date of your pledge. Once I'm there, we'll write the set list together, have dinner before the show, and then I'll meet your family and friends and knock their socks off. INCLUDES TRAVEL EXPENSES! PLUS the Super Supporter package AND Secret Songs EP.

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    A COVER SONG OF YOUR CHOICE - "HOME STUDIO" RECORDING. Tell me what you want me to sing, and I'll sing it. And play it, too! I'll make you a recording right here in the Watermelon with a non-fancy mic, and I'll send you a WAV and/or Mp3 of it. You'll also get the Super Supporter package AND Secret Songs EP.

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    SOLO CARSIE HOUSE SHOW (West coast USA and Canada - QC or BC). I'll play your living room, within 12 months of the date of your pledge. You and I will pick a date that works for both of us. Once I'm there, we'll write the set list together, have dinner before the show, and then I'll meet your family and friends and knock their socks off. INCLUDES TRAVEL EXPENSES! PLUS the Super Supporter package AND Secret Songs EP.

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    A COVER SONG OF YOUR CHOICE - PROFESSIONAL QUALITY RECORDING. Tell me what you want to hear, and I'll record a studio-quality version of it, for your ears only. PLUS the Super Supporter package AND Secret Songs EP.

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    NEW ORLEANS VACATION WITH CARSIE. You'll stay in Carsie's watermelon studio for up to five nights (if you don't mind sharing a bathroom), and she will show you around town. Expect a swamp tour, a second line parade, some great food, and trips with Carsie to the best live shows in town. INCLUDES AIRFARE from anywhere within the contiguous lower 48, home-cooked breakfasts during your stay, and dinner with Carsie at her favorite NOLA restaurant. Dates will be chosen at the convenience of both parties, to be delivered by December 2014. Want to bring a guest? Email Carsie for details (carsie @ carsieblanton.com). You'll also get the Super Supporter package AND Secret Songs EP.

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    THE CD - EARLY BIRD PRICE. The first 50 backers will get the CD for $15. PLUS the digital album. PLUS access to backer updates.

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    WEST COAST TICKETS - Two tickets to a west coast release show (Vancouver BC, Seattle, Portland, Eugene, San Francisco, LA), plus a signed copy of the CD.

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    MIDWEST TICKETS - Two tickets to a midwestern release show (Cleveland, Chicago, Madison and/or Milwaukee (TBD), Minneapolis, Kansas City), plus a signed copy of the CD.

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    A COMPILATION CD JUST FOR YOU. Pick from: Carsie's favorite jazz, favorite blues, favorite R&B and Motown, favorite contemporary songwriters, or favorite dance music. Or, choose your own adventure (Road trip music? Make out music?) Plus the signed CD and digital album!

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    SEVEN YEARS OF GOOD LUCK. I'll send you a one-of-a-kind REAL four-leaf-clover, which I personally found, laminated, signed, dated, and put in a tiny frame. Guaranteed to provide you with seven years of good luck. (This is a not a joke - I am an expert four-leaf-clover finder.) PLUS the Super Supporter Package AND Secret Songs EP.

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    WRITING CRITIQUE FROM CARSIE. Send me a song, poem, or short story you've written. I'll listen carefully and respond with thoughtful feedback, encouragement, and/or constructive criticism. PLUS the Super Supporter Package AND Secret Songs EP.

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