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I wrote some songs that I'd like you to hear, but first I need your love (help).  This is you and me, making my debut EP.
I wrote some songs that I'd like you to hear, but first I need your love (help). This is you and me, making my debut EP.
116 backers pledged $7,000 to help bring this project to life.

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Hey,

My name is Michael and I write songs.  I've poured every ounce of me into each one and would love nothing more than to be able to share them with you.  

Once a house cat, afraid of everything beyond the front door, I selfishly safeguarded my music for years. Until now.

I've given up and sacrificed almost everything I can in order to better my chances for success.  

Success?  Success in music means having the ability to create something that's meaningful and lasts.  Something that will stand the test of time.  Success means being able to eat, breathe, and continue to make music as a result of you supporting me, because you believe.  I know where I'm headed, but I won't go without you. 

Making this album is step one.

As I'm sure you can probably guess, the recording process is a demanding one.  Not only of time and energy, but also financially.  

This is where you come in. 

The songs are ready and so is the studio.  I'll be recording in January at The Vanguard Room here in Lakeland which is a full quality studio owned and operated by Aaron Marsh of Copeland and Matt Wilbur of Woodale. 

$5,000 is the goal and what is needed to record, mix, master, design, and press this 5-song album. 

Side note: Kickstarter is always all or nothing, so we can't fall short of our goal.  But we can most definitely go over!  Every penny that's raised will go directly to making this album a reality.  

If you look to your right, you'll find several different levels of sponsorship, each bearing a unique set of rewards.  So go ahead, pick one out, and make my year.

Grateful for you and our future,

Michael

**Note: Please add an additional $10 to all international orders whose pledge is at the $10 level or greater.

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    Thank you so much! Every bit truly helps. If I could, I would come straight through this screen and hug you.

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    For this I'm writing you a letter by hand. No typescript here! Plus your name and another of your choice on the guest list for the EP release show (you'll get in free), a download of the album before it's released and a signed hard copy of the album.

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    ONE OF A KIND POLAROID taken of me in the studio, plus a hand written letter, your name +1 on the guest list for the EP release show, a download of the album before it's released, and a signed hard copy of the album.

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    YOUR NAME in the 'Special Appreciation' section of the album booklet. Plus a one of a kind Polaroid taken of me in the studio, a handwritten letter, your name +1 on the guest list for the EP release show, a download of the album before it's released, and a signed hard copy of the album.

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    SPECIAL EDITION T-SHIRT only available to those who pledge, plus your name in the 'Special Appreciation' section of the album booklet, a one of a kind Polaroid taken of me in the studio, a handwritten letter, your name +1 on the guest list for the EP release show, a download of the album before it's released, and a signed hard copy of the album.

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    3 SONG DEMO recorded at my home in Florida (these songs will not be on the EP). When I write songs, I record my ideas, and this is what it sounds like. Plus a one of a kind Polaroid taken of me in the studio, the special edition t-shirt, your name in the 'Special Appreciation' section of the album booklet, a handwritten letter, your name +1 on the guest list for the EP release show, a download of the album before it's released, and a signed hard copy of the album.

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    LIMITED EDITION POSTER, numbered and signed, printed by hand via letterpress at the iconic Hatch Show Print in downtown Nashville, TN. Plus an invitation to a private album pre-release listening party, and ALL OF THE ABOVE!

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    ME, MY GUITAR, and YOUR LIVING ROOM. I'll come play 10 songs (or so) and share a few stories for you and whoever you invite. Plus ALL OF THE ABOVE!

    *Florida residents only.

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