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Christa Joy is ready to pour her songs into an album!  Music inspired by rural landscapes, hard-working folks, and ordinary magic.
Christa Joy is ready to pour her songs into an album! Music inspired by rural landscapes, hard-working folks, and ordinary magic.
89 backers pledged $5,535 to help bring this project to life.

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Thank you for finding your way here!  I am a Kindergarten teacher by day and a singer-songwriter by night.  For the past couple years, I’ve been writing songs and playing out here and there, first in the San Francisco Bay Area and now in Western Massachusetts. These songs are ready to be collected, recorded, and shared with a wider audience.  But doing all this takes money, so I need your help.

My hometown, nestled in the Berkshire mountains, is host to many beautiful things, including a little studio “Off the Beat-n-Track.”  The person who runs this studio, Todd Mack, is more widely known for his music community & non-profit, FODfest.  He's a wonderful musician, person, and creative thinker.  The funds I raise here will create a full-length album in Todd's studio, including production, engineering and mastering. These funds will support local business and promote local music.  If I'm lucky enough to exceed my kickstarter goal, I'll be able to include even more songs.

Thank you for reading, listening, and being part of this project. 

Armloads of thanks and truckloads of warm fuzzies.

Christa Joy

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    My sincere gratitude for being part of this project. Every dollar counts!

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    I will send, to your virtual doorstep, a digital copy of the album two weeks before it's release date.

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    You will find a physical copy of this very album on your real-world, real-time doorstep.

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    All of the above, a Christa Joy button, plus a digital copy of early demos.

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    All of the above, a Christa Joy poster, button & your name in the thanks-so-much section of my album liner notes

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    Everything thus far mentioned, plus a house show in your living room. Depending on where your living room is. I will do my best.

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    O.M.G. All of the above, plus I will write a song in your honor. You choose the topic. Could be a birthday present, anniversary....something special for someone special.

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