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Confide disbanded in 2010 without ever thinking of returning but due to the demand of supportive fans, we decided to write a new album.

So you want to know what's going on?

After spending 5 years touring around the world to, approximately, 15 different countries, Confide decided to disband in 2010 with no intention of ever getting back together. Following two years of consistent support and encouragement from fans, family and friends, recently the idea of writing another record came to our thoughts. When introduced to Kickstarter and it's intelligent concept of creating projects for which fans, or what are called "backers", take the initiative to raising the funds necessary to make ideas become realities, Confide was sold on the possibility of writing another record together.

So, here we are coming to you, the people that have constantly supported us in all we do, asking you to help us make this a reality. Being able to do another album for you all would not just be your typical release from another band, but an album that we would be completely free of any musical restriction or creative boundaries. Not being on a record label or touring anymore would supply us with the adequate amount of time and freedom to write a record that we would love from start to finish, with no stress or worry of making any manager, agent or label satisfied, but just us and you, the fans (backers), happy with the outcome.

The minimum goal that we discussed and chose for this project to happen was $30,000. The initial sight of that number may be overwhelming, but when taken into consideration that the average album cost (supported by a record label) is anywhere from $20,000 to $100,000 (give or take, based on different circumstances), we believed that this was a reasonable goal. Every cent being raised is being poured directly back into this album, as the video above briefly explains. Please keep in mind that $30,000 is our "minimum" goal for this project; that amount has been budgeted out to be just enough to fund the entire writing and recording process properly. Anything over $30,000 would allow us to financially invest more into this album, providing an even better record for you!

If you want to back this project, then please take a look at our rewards and find one that suits you best! We put a lot of thought into the process of deciding which rewards would best represent us, as a band that has always loved our fans, as well as would be financially feasible for those that are backing this project. If you can't financially support this project, but want to take part in making this album happen then your help promoting this Kickstarter is just as important; whether it's Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, etc. or just word of mouth, we would love all of you to be a part of this!

Thank you for your continued love and support,

Confide

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  • Yes, fans can still pledge all the way up to 10am on Sunday September 30th. Any additional funds received past our initial goal will go straight back into making the album something very special. We will also use the funds to purchase merchandise like t-shirts, posters, etc.

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    [AIR FIVE] - One Dollar, one air high five to anywhere around the world just for you!

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    [DIGITAL DOWNLOAD 2 WEEKS BEFORE RELEASE DATE] - Gotta be quick to grab this one! Digital download of our new album two weeks before the release date.

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    [DIGITAL DOWNLOAD 1 WEEK BEFORE RELEASE DATE] - Digital download of our new album one week before the release date.

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    [EXCLUSIVE HARDCOPY] - Only 2,500 hardcopies of this album will be made and you can have one of them!

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    [CONFIDE T-SHIRT AND DIGITAL DOWNLOAD] - Confide T-shirt and digital download the day the album releases. (We will contact you regarding size)

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    [SIGNED EXCLUSIVE HARDCOPY & T-SHIRT] - Only 2,500 hardcopies of this album will be made and you will receive a signed copy by all five members of the band + a T-shirt (We will contact you regarding size)

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    [T-SHIRT + EARLY DIGITAL DOWNLOAD + NAME IN THANK YOU LIST] - You'll receive a T-shirt + a digital download of the album one week before the release date and your name in our thank you list beside our friends and family.

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    [DIGITAL DOWNLOAD + SKYPE OR CALL DATE] - Get the advanced Digital Download of the album 1 week before the release date + a Skype or call date with at least 2 members of the band.

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    [DISPOSABLE CAMERA] - Get the advanced Digital Download of the album 1 week before the release date + the band will take random pictures on a disposable camera while we write/record the new album and we will send you the film to get processed. These pictures will be one of a kind, personal pictures for you!

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    [YOUR FACE IN THE ALBUM ARTWORK + SIGNED HARDCOPY] - How awesome would it be to see your face in our album artwork? Donate $100 and email a picture of yourself and we'll put it in the album artwork for the world to see! You'll also receive a signed hard copy of the album.

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    [1 ON 1 PHONE CALL] - Get a personal phone call from any member of the band (your choice) + a Digital Download of the album 1 week before the release date + a personal tweet from a band member to say thank you for your donation.

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    [SNEAK PEEK] - We'll host a live video chat for you and other backers to show you our progress in the studio. You will be the first to hear what we're writing. A unique and personal experience + Get the advanced Digital Download of the album 1 week before the release date.

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    [HANDWRITTEN LYRICS] - You'll receive personal handwritten lyrics from the new album by Ross Kenyon & Joel Piper. They will be signed and you'll also receive a Digital Download of the album 1 week before the release date

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    [SIGN IT ALL] - We'll sign a T-shirt, a poster, a hard copy of the album and Joel Piper will sign a pair of drum sticks for you + your name in the thank you list + receive a Digital Download of the album 1 week before the release date.

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    [PHONE CALL + PICTURE IN ALBUM ARTWORK + NAME IN THANK YOU LIST + SIGNED HARDCOPY OF ALBUM] - You'll receive a personal phone call from a band member of your choice + your face in the album artwork + your name will be in the thank you list + you'll get a signed hardcopy of the album.

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    [VIP BEACH & BBQ PARTY] - You (+1) are going to meet up with us at the beach in Orange County, CA for some fun in the sun, then head to the Agape Attire HQ to have a listening party of the entire album while we BBQ. Plus you'll leave with a signed poster, T-shirt and hardcopy of our new album + you'll receive a Digital Download of the album 1 week before the release date. [You must provide your own transportation to and from Orange County, CA]

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    [YOU NAME A SONG] Choose this donation and you can name one of our songs on the new album. Plus you'll receive a signed poster, T-shirt, hardcopy of our new album and you'll receive a Digital Download of the album 1 week before the release date.

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    [DISNEYLAND] - You (+1) and the members of the band will go to Disneyland, California for the day followed by dinner (provided by us) and a private listening of the entire album before it's released + signed poster, T-shirt, hardcopy of our new album and signed drumsticks + advanced Digital Download of the album 2 weeks before the release date. (You must provide your own transportation to and from Disneyland, California)

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    [YOUR VOICE ON THE ALBUM] That's right, your voice will be on our album. Just record yourself and email us the file and we'll make it happen. (We'll send you the lyrics so you know exactly what to sing or yell) Plus, you'll receive a signed poster, T-shirt, hardcopy of our new album and you'll receive a Digital Download of the album 2 weeks before the release date.

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