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Dear Friends,

I am verrrrry excited to share my new record with you!

This is my fourth album, made in LA, where I was lucky enough to work with very fancy American producer Mitchell Froom - known for his work with artists like Crowded House, Lindsay Buckingham/Christine McVie, Suzanne Vega, Elvis Costello, Missy Higgins, Ron Sexsmith, Randy Newman, Rufus Wainwright to name but a few... 

Here's a wee taster of the vibe of the new songs for you:

Back in 2014 so many of you wonderful supporters made it possible for me to record and release the ‘Drylands’ album, and I’m back to ask if you’ll join me again by pre-ordering the new album by choosing one of the ‘rewards’ below.

You’ll be the first to hear the album - every pre-order will be sent a digital copy of the album before it is released to the public on Nov 30th 2018.

When will it be ready you ask? Well - excitingly enough, it’ll be ready in time for Xmas 2018! I know right?! You can knock off some of your Xmas shopping list straight away for all your music-loving friends and family!

Thanks so much in advance for your support, I am so grateful! And as always, thanks for listening.

Talk soon, 

x Mel

PS If you feel inspired to be even more awesome - PLEASE SHARE!

I'd be thrilled if you would help me spread the word by sending to any music -loving friend/s in an email, or sharing the campaign via Facebook, Instagram or your whichever happens to be your chosen social media poison...

This is me on Instagram FacebookTwitter - follow me & let's keep in touch! If you're sharing, feel free to use: #melparsonsglassheart

Thanks again xx

Adam Levy & I in the studio. Adam is probably best known for recording and touring with Norah Jones for many years.
Adam Levy & I in the studio. Adam is probably best known for recording and touring with Norah Jones for many years.
LA Studio team L-R: Engineer extraordinaire David Boucher; Bass player Kaveh Rastegar (John Legend, Sia); Guitarist Adam Levy (Norah Jones); Me; Drummer Ted Poor (Andrew Bird) and producer Mitchell Froom, who also played all the keyboards on the record
LA Studio team L-R: Engineer extraordinaire David Boucher; Bass player Kaveh Rastegar (John Legend, Sia); Guitarist Adam Levy (Norah Jones); Me; Drummer Ted Poor (Andrew Bird) and producer Mitchell Froom, who also played all the keyboards on the record
A few of Mitchell's keyboards...
A few of Mitchell's keyboards...
MP in studio, Santa Monica, CA - July 2018
MP in studio, Santa Monica, CA - July 2018

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    CD + Digital Download

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    Vinyl + Digital Download

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    Vinyl Gift Pack

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    CD Back Catalogue

    You get 4 x signed CDs: 1 x 'Over My Shoulder' + 1 x 'Red Grey Blue' + 1 x 'Drylands' + 1 x NEW ALBUM + along with digital downloads of all four albums.

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    One of Everything!

    You get a brand spanking new signed copy of the album on gatefold vinyl + a signed copy on CD + a beautiful heavy duty cotton-canvas (320 GSM) screen printed tote bag + a gorgeous screen printed tea towel + a digital copy of the record before it's released.

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    Mix & Match - CD Gift Pack

    Mix and match CD package - 6 CDs of your choice + a beautiful screen printed tea towel + a digital copy of the album before it's released.

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    Xmas Gift pack - TWO of everything!!!

    Let me take care of your Xmas shopping in one fell swoop! Wrapped in a Christmassy-way if you wish, and I can even sign them with personal notes to your special people... You get TWO brand spanking new signed copies of the album on gatefold vinyl + TWO signed copies on CD + TWO beautiful heavy duty cotton-canvas (320 GSM) screen printed tote bags + TWO gorgeous screen printed tea towels + a digital copy of the record before it's released. DONE & DUSTED!

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    Legend

    WOW your support is LEGENDARY!! Thank you. You get handwritten lyrics to the song of your choice + 2 x signed copies of the new CD + a signed copy of the album on gatefold vinyl + a beautiful heavy duty cotton canvas (320 GSM) screen printed tote bag to keep or gift the vinyl in + a gorgeous screen printed tea towel + a digital copy of the album before it's released + a digital copy before it's released AND an exciting post card from me to you from somewhere on the road in 2019!

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    Tickets for Life

    Thank YOU WONDERFUL patron - TICKETS FOR LIFE!! You get a double-pass entry into all of my shows for the rest of both of our lives (does not include festivals, or shows where I am not headlining). Plus 2 x signed copies of the new CD + a signed copy of the album on gatefold vinyl + a beautiful heavy duty cotton canvas (320 GSM) screen printed tote bag to keep or gift the vinyl in + a gorgeous screen printed tea towel + a digital copy of the album before it's released + my eternal gratitude!

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    Private Concert at Your House!

    You get a show (a proper 2-set evening of entertainment) at your house for you and your chosen ones! Show will be on a mutually agreeable date in 2019 (on the off-chance we can't work it into an existing tour, travel expenses may need to be added on). Plus you get a gift pack with one of everything + a digital copy of the album before it's released + my ENDLESS GRATITUDE!

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