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emberghost's new album; a retrospective tribute to its fans, its community, and the life of its departed co-vocalist Sarah Jennings.

Not Long for This Earth, pt. I, will consist of 5 emberghost favorites arranged and recorded with the exclusive use of voices, acoustic guitars, piano, strings (violin, viola, cello), percussion, and other non-electric instruments. The voice of our dearly departed co-vocalist and keyboardist Sarah Jennings will be featured throughout the recording.  

Additional album tracks will feature certain songs' isolated strings recordings; others will be alternate versions altogether.

The album's liner noteswill feature each song's lyrics and the inspiration behind them, original art and design work from Parker and designer Nare Ovsepian, and photography by Lindsey Grace Whiddon, who directed, edited, and co-produced the fundraising video. 

Under the creative direction of emberghost frontman and founder Daineal Parker and from I Fell in Love with the Sound of Their Voices producer Rob Daiker, the NLFTE album will be a collaboration with emberghost alum including bassist Daniel Alden and former guitarist and Ugly Colors frontman Daniel Harbold. Additional contributors will include, but are not limited to, Kristen Randall, former keyboardist and vocalist for Winds of Plague and Abigail Williams, as well Amanda Gates Armstrong, Asst. Concertmaster for the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, who is composing and directing the string section.

Previously unreleased 'I Fell in Love with the Sound of Their Voices' EP

1" Pin Set


Sticker set (square = 3x3, oval = 6x3)


Limited edition NLFTE-themed T


*Picture represents the working design; final product may differ slightly. 

Limited NLFTE Zip-up Hoodie

12x12 limited edition autographed cover art print on canvas

Framed, One-of-a-Kind NLFTE Cover Art Collectible

*All expenses estimated. Hopefully we come up with waaay more money than this. But seriously, $9999 is the minimum with which we can pull this off, so don't hesitate to be generous

Want to know more about how we came up with these figures? See our blog entry All Things Financial.

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    Instant .mp3 of the strings to "Twilight" as arranged and recorded by Amanda Gates Armstrong of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Strings only, no vocals.

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    Limited edition emberghost NLFTE t-shirt. Available in YL, S, M, L, XL

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    GOLD FAN VALUE PACKAGE + 12" x 12" limited edition, autographed canvas print of the NLFTE cover art.

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    GOLD FAN VALUE PACKAGE + 50" x 50" NLFTE cover art mural which Parker and his guests were photographed in front of at the launch party (see the emberghost Facebook page). Comes in 35 8x10 inch sheets.

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    In addition to the Platinum Fan Value Package, this contributor will receive a one-of-a-kind collectible: All six original, hand-drawn panels, which were arranged and photographed for the NLFTE cover art, autographed by Parker and framed in glass as one piece.

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    Parker performs a private, in-home performance of NLFTE for you, your friends, and family (US only). Includes Platinum Fan Value Package.

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    Parker and emberghost members, joined by a string quartet, perform a private in-home performance of NLFTE for you, your friends, and family (US only). Includes Platinum Fan Value Package.

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    The guitar Parker wrote and recorded NLFTE Pt. I on, autographed (the autograph holds the real value). Martin Acoustic/Electric 000CXE Black.

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