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Hawaii born singer/songwriter Kimie' is raising funds to finish recording and releasing her new album independently, without a label.

photo by Brooklynhawaii.com
photo by Brooklynhawaii.com

Aloha! I am a singer, songwriter from the Big Island of Hawaii. Music has always played a huge role in my life and has inspired me to launch this here Kickstarter! My goal is to release an Ep (extended play album) of at least 5 new original songs by December and follow with the release of my full length album next year. It will take more studio time with my team of great producers, engineers, and musicians, to bring this album to life. I've already begun this project and have all the songs written and ready to record for example, Living in the City.

With your support, I can efficiently see this through. I've re-invested everything I've earned from shows, tours, and even a recent Burger King Hawaii commercial back into my new music, including the release of my new single "Shame on You".

It will take a funding goal of at least $8,500* to finish recording, mixing, mastering, and printing my EP album. If I do not reach this goal, I do not get anything and anyone who has pledged will get their money back. If I exceed my funding goal for this project, I will use that money towards funding my full length album (to be released next year & will take at least $20,000) and for other expenses such as promotions for the album, merchandise, travel expenses, and recording equipment (so that I can do my own quality recording projects at home).

*If I reach/exceed my goal, Kickstarter will take a 5% fee of the total and charge me additional fees for pledges made via credit card.

The Dean guitar from my first tour w/ Barrington Levy could be yours (reward # 12)!
The Dean guitar from my first tour w/ Barrington Levy could be yours (reward # 12)!

I feel like I owe it to my fans and supporters to deliver the best music I can because I know I wouldn't be where I am today without them. I'm ready and willing to work hard to bring you good music and take it to the next level. With your support, the sky's the limit!

Live at Miss Tahiti 2012 this past summer! Russ Wassman photo
Live at Miss Tahiti 2012 this past summer! Russ Wassman photo

Here is a music video I did in collaboration with Slapp Symphony and Image Creations for my song, "Is This Love". It was filmed on the beautiful North Shore of O'ahu, HI.

Please feel free to send me a message if you have any questions or want to know more about my story!

For more visit www.iplaykimie.com

www.facebook.com/iplaykimie

www.youtube.com/playkimie

www.twitter.com/playkimie

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    1. Mahalo for showing your support! For a few bucks get an UNRELEASED digital download of an acoustic version of my original song "Is This Love".

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    1. The PRE-RELEASED DIGITAL DOWNLOAD EP (extended play album of at least 5 songs), which includes my brand new single "Shame on You". 2. An UNRELEASED digital download of an acoustic version of my original song "Is This Love".

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    1. SIGNED & PERSONALIZED for you or someone you love, the PRE-RELEASED hard copy of my new EP, which includes my brand new single "Shame on You" (extended play album of at least 5 songs). The pre-released hard copy will be limited to 2,000 copies. 2. The UNRELEASED digital download of an acoustic version of my original song "Is This Love".

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    1. An original KIMIE' designed and signed EXCLUSIVE poster (11x17). 2. SIGNED & PERSONALIZED for you or someone you love, the PRE-RELEASED hard copy of Kimie's new EP, which includes my brand new single "Shame on You" (extended play album of at least 5 songs). The pre-released hard copy will be limited to 2,000 copies. 3. The UNRELEASED digital download of an acoustic version of my original song "Is This Love".

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    1. An original KIMIE' designed and signed EXCLUSIVE poster (11x17). 2. An EXCLUSIVE KIMIE' Tshirt. 3.The PRE-RELEASED DIGITAL DOWNLOAD EP (extended play album of at least 5 songs), which includes my brand new single "Shame on You".

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    1. What's your favorite Kimie' song?! I will hand write those lyrics and personalize it to you or someone you love! 2. The PRE-RELEASED DIGITAL DOWNLOAD EP (extended play album of at least 5 songs), which includes my brand new single "Shame on You". 3. Four (4) Kimie' stickers!

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    THE SUPER FAN PACKAGE!- It includes a SIGNED & PERSONALIZED PRE-RELEASED hard copy or DIGITAL DOWNLOAD (your choice) of the EP, which includes my brand new single "Shame on You" (extended play album, limit 2,000), a KIMIE' tshirt, a signed poster of KIMIE' (11x17), a KIMIE' logo canvas bag (15x15.5 in) and four (4) KIMIE' stickers.

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    1. A LIVE RECORDED & PERSONALIZED mp3 of an original KIMIE' song just for you! 2. SIGNED & PERSONALIZED for you or someone you love, the PRE-RELEASED hard copy or DIGITAL DOWNLOAD (your choice) of my new EP, which includes my brand new single "Shame on You" (extended play album of at least 5 songs). The pre-released hard copy will be limited to 2,000 copies.

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    1. A DEDICATED YOUTUBE VIDEO just for you posted on my personal youtube channel (youtube.com/playkimie) 2. Plus the KIMIE SUPER FAN PACKAGE (listed in Reward #7) 3. An UNRELEASED digital download of an acoustic version of my original song "Is This Love".

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    1. I will personally thank you in the acknowledgements on my full length album coming out next year! 2. A DEDICATED YOUTUBE VIDEO just for you posted on my personal youtube channel (youtube.com/playkimie) 3. Plus the SUPER FAN PACKAGE (listed in Reward #7) 4. An UNRELEASED digital download of an acoustic version of my original song "Is This Love".

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    1. A personal 45-minute acoustic performance (Anywhere in the US. We will work together to find a time that works. Performance will have to be redeemed within 1 year.) 2. Your own Kimie' super fan package from #7!! 3. An UNRELEASED digital download of an acoustic version of my original song "Is This Love".

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    1. Own my first steel string guitar and I will personally sign it to you! This is the guitar that I used on my first tour with Barrington Levy. It's a 6 string steel Dean guitar. Signed and dedicated to you!! (See picture in the description) 2. And get the Kimie' Super fan package from #7! 3. An UNRELEASED digital download of an acoustic version of my original song "Is This Love".

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    1. Live Kimie' performance in the US! (we will work together to find a date that works best for us!) 2. Have your name under acknowledgements on my full length album. 3. Kimie's super fan package from #7! 4. An UNRELEASED digital download of an acoustic version of my original song "Is This Love". 5. I will hand write your favorite Kimie' lyrics and personalize it to you or someone you love!

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    1. Live performance anywhere in the world! (we will work together to find a date that works best for us!) 2. Have your name under acknowledgements on my full length album. 3. Kimie's super fan package from #7! 4. An UNRELEASED digital download of an acoustic version of my original song "Is This Love". 5. A LIVE RECORDED & PERSONALIZED mp3 of an original KIMIE' song just for you! 6. I will hand write your favorite Kimie' lyrics and personalize it to you or someone you love!

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