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I wrote orchestral game music for "Gothic" and "Risen". Now, after 5 years, I want to make music again: A personal and heartfelt album.
I wrote orchestral game music for "Gothic" and "Risen". Now, after 5 years, I want to make music again: A personal and heartfelt album.
I wrote orchestral game music for "Gothic" and "Risen". Now, after 5 years, I want to make music again: A personal and heartfelt album.
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+++ THE FINAL 48 HOURS +++

Click here to watch my update round-up video!
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Friday, 09/19
+++ Lisbeth Scott stretch goal unlocked ($36.000, "Vocals")
+++ "Vinyl edition" stretch goal unlocked ($34.000 incl. outside KS)
+++ Jeremy Soule (Skyrim composer) promoted my Kickstarter. Yay!

Thursday, 09/18
+++ Thunderclap has fired
+++ Introduction of Stretch Goals (and why we need them! ^^)
+++ Invitation to a Twitch Live Stream on September 20th, 10am CEST
+++ A big "Thank you" to our Main Sponsor (anonymous)
+++ Director Baris Aladag (Alanis Morisette) to direct music video
+++ Hollywood Singer Lisbeth Scott (Avatar, Transformers) joins at $36.000

There are currently $3,320 donated outside Kickstarter (Sep 17th, 1pm CEST), and I will use the total money donated across all channels for reaching the stretch goals. So here we are:

We reached the funding goal on September 8th. Thank you very much! This goal includes working with Harry Murrell and Stephan Cahen for a professionally produced album with grand piano, guitar, some solo instruments and a virtual orchestra. The Gothic and Risen bonus tracks are also included.

I'm going to add a reward level for a personal composing workshop. We'll meet in a cozy environment and I'll introduce my composing, arranging, editing and mixing workflow to you. The workshop will be filmed and uploaded for everyone to enjoy.

I'll extend the Revisiting the world of Gothic medley to 10 tracks, so we'll have more room for your favourite themes from the Gothic universe.

This will be super awesome. I'll invite a very special friend and greatly talented director to the project: Baris Aladag. He created music videos for Alanis Morisette, Clueso, Philipp Poisel (with German actor Matthias Schweighöfer), and many more. And he' s just an awesome guy to work with.

For "Journey Home", Baris will film one or more recording sessions for well-captured behind the scenes material. And if his time allows it, he may also contribute some beautiful shots underlining the journey story of the song. More details below under "Meet My Awesome Team".

We'll be joined by a String Quartet from the Bochum Symphony Orchestra. That's the orchestra that performed the Gothic 3 soundtrack.

Plus, the album will have 1 or 2 more tracks.

Many of you have asked for this, and it will be quite challengine for us to accomplish, but ... your wish is our command. Music from my album on a classy Vinyl record.

Get your limited edition vinyl record. (Design work in progress)
Get your limited edition vinyl record. (Design work in progress)

NOW, you can snag an additional limited edition vinyl record (numbered) on top of your other physical rewards by adding $25 to your pledge. You can only "upgrade" rewards tiers with physical rewards above $50.

Only 300 will be produced, so this is your change to get a real rarity. If you want, I can sign it.

Example: So the lowest reward tier for a vinyl record is currently the $58 level (t-shirt + album + downloads). Add $25 to that (=$83) for an exclusive vinyl edition.

We're not just adding vocals to the project. We're doing it right! The incredible Lisbeth Scott will join our journey with her passionate and emotional voice. Here's a sample.

Lisbeth Scott, with Steven Spielberg and John Williams
Lisbeth Scott, with Steven Spielberg and John Williams

Lisbeth lives in Hollywood and does a lot of film work there. She sang for Avatar, Transformers, Narnia, Shrek, and many other blockbusters. Oh, and Gothic 3. ;)

We'll add the magic, soul, and awesomeness of a real full-blown orchestra to the album. With all the bells and whistles... literally!

I can't tell you how much I'd love to do this, but it looks like this is a bit out of reach for this campaign. But... never say never! Surprise me, folks! ;)

Rewards overview

Visit the "Backer Rewards" page to learn all about rewards!
Visit the "Backer Rewards" page to learn all about rewards!

Hi, I'm Kai Rosenkranz. I'm a passionate musician, and now I'm excited to be on Kickstarter to make a new album!

I've started making music when I was a kid, and I got a job in the games industry at the age of 17. I wrote music for the "Gothic" series and "Risen" by German RPG studio Piranha Bytes. After 12 years, I took a break from game music to found my own company Nevigo and create development tools for the games industry. I still do that, and it's a lot of fun. But music as a way of creative expression plays an important part in my life, and now, after 5 years, I really want to make music again.

Making music means a lot to me. It's a real passion.
Making music means a lot to me. It's a real passion.

With your help, my heart's desire could actually become true, and I'll be so happy to write new music and share it with you.

Thank you all!

Journey Home will be a very personal and heartfelt album. It's not the soundtrack to a videogame, just me making music with some friends and guest musicians.

Working on the songs for my new album.
Working on the songs for my new album.

Home and returning home are subjects that means quite a lot to me, so the album tracks will deal with different aspects of what home means to you and me.

Brainstorming about what home means to me. ;)
Brainstorming about what home means to me. ;)

I will write all the music and perform it on a grand piano. My performance will then be included in some sort of arrangement. Some will be very small, just piano and maybe a string quartet. Others will be full-blown orchestral songs - if I collect enough money. ;)

The album will contain at least 8 regular tracks, plus all the bonus tracks described below.


I'm also going on a journey home to the starting point in my career as a game composer. I will create two medleys:

Revisiting the world of Gothic

In this medley I'll do re-interpretations of 6 of my original Gothic songs. Three of those have been selected by the Journey Home community before the Kickstarter launch:

The following two videos were a part of my pre-launch activities, and I explain the Revisiting the world of Gothic bonus track in greater detail:

During this Kickstarter campaign, you guys will get to choose 3 more of your favorite tracks from the Gothic universe. I will post an update when voting begins.


Revisiting the world of Risen

This second medley will be a journey through my music for the first instalment of Risen. Themes like the Title Theme, Harbor City, Don Camp and The Island will be revisited.

 

I won't be making this album alone! I will reveal my guest musicians step-by-step during this campaign:

Harry is a very talented guitarist from the United Kingdom. He creates cover versions of music from western RPGs (like Gothic) and movies, and his YouTube channel has a huge follower base. He created a lovely cover version of my song Vista Point from Gothic 3, which is how I discovered him.

Harry was kind enough to record his own introduction message for this Kickstarter. He'll contribute guitar elements to my album Journey Home. Thanks, Harry!

Working with the Bochum Symphony Orchestra was a pinnacle in my career as a game composer. The recording sessions was a pleasant experience for all parties involved, and I stayed friends with some of the musicians. They even performed at my wedding. ;)

I'd love to work with the orchestra again, but that'll cost a lot of money. But I think I can afford a string quartet and some solo instruments if we collect more than 30,000 Dollars. The track Sad Strings from Gothic 3 gives an idea how much emotion a string quartet can add to the music. (Even though the beginning of the track doesn't feature the classical quartet setup; I used 2 violins, a viloa and a cello).

More will be announced soon.

Standard album (digital)

The standard version of the album will contain all the Journey Home tracks as digital downloads.

Extended album (digital)

The extended version has everything from the Standard version, plus the two bonus tracks:

  • Bonus track "Revisiting the world of Gothic" (medley)
  • Bonus track "Revisiting the world of Risen"  (medley)

Deluxe album (digital)

The deluxe version has everything from the Extended version, plus lots of other tracks from the "Behind the scenes" category: Early demo recordings, improvisations, and jam sessions (maybe with backers joining the recordings? :) ).

Deluxe album (physical audio CD)

A work-in-progress design of the audio CD. Signed, of course!
A work-in-progress design of the audio CD. Signed, of course!

This will get you a real physical audio CD with booklet and case that contains all the tracks mentioned above. In case it's going to be too much material, this will be a 2-disc album. ;)

Oh, and of course I'll sign every single CD for you! That goes without saying.

Everything about rewards

Reward categories

All digital rewards are in this category:

  • ♫ »Journey Home« album (standard, extended, deluxe)
  • ▒ Sheet music for piano / guitar (.pdf)
  • ♪ 5-minute-medley from »Journey Home«
  • ♥ Digital "Thank You" card (.png)

I'm going to post a personal Thank You message to your Facebook timeline or @YourTwitterAccount with #love.

Something #hashtag-loaded like this:

Thank you for supporting my album #JourneyHome on #Kickstarter. I #love you! (+link)

I want to make a video with all my beloved backers. It's going to be a montage of your (nick)names, photos and video clips, and maybe some stuff that I painted or filmed. I'll write a special piano song for that video and put it all up on YouTube.

Against good advices, I decided to do lots of real rewards that I'll sign (if possible) and ship to you. I love stuff that you can actually touch and put up on a shelf, and I hope you feel the same.

This will turn my home into a distribution center and I'll have to deal with lots of production-related issues, but ... pain is temporary, physical rewards are forever. ;)

  • ♫ »Journey Home« signed audio CD (deluxe, with all tracks)
  • ╦ »Journey Home« T-shirt with a design of your choice
  • ▒ Sheet music book for piano / guitar, signed
  • ۞ A very »special gift box« with awesome surprises
  • █ A lovely »Journey Home« picnic blanket

The beginning of my career as a game composer was Gothic 1, and I still feel a strong connection to the Gothic series and it's fans. So I want to dedicate some of my rewards to the still loyal and active fan base:

  • ♫ »Gothic soundtracks Best-Of« audio CD, signed by Gothic team
  • ▒ Sheet music book for the most favorite Gothic themes, signed
  • ☺ Underwear with your choice of weapon name or label

Yeah, I'm serious. Underwear ;). I'll let you guys vote for your favorite designs, but here are some early ideas:

  • Men's boxers with "Long Sword", "Short Sword", "Rusty Dagger"
  • Women's hotpants with "Troll cave", "Mighty Loot", "Free2play"

They won't carry any official Gothic branding/logos, but we can - of course - use weapon names etc. from the series.

Will be announced during the campaign. Don't want to shoot all my wad on day one. ;)

I want to meet you, and i'm SO looking forward to this :). Back in the days when I was community manager at Piranha Bytes, I used to go camping with Gothic fans every year. That was so much fun, so I thought why not do something like that again for Gothic and Risen fans?

These are your options:

  • Camping, with barbecue, guitar playing, and anecdotes ;)
  • Join a recording session, witness the making of Journey Home.

We'll be joined by other members of the original Gothic team on the camping site. Depending on where backers come from, the camps will take place in the capitols of countries with most backers (choosing the camping reward). So, maybe we'll meet in Berlin, Warsaw and Rome. ;)

You can book your own concert - either through Skype or at a venue of your choice that you provide. So I'll come to your pen&paper round and play life for you, for example ;).

I can also write music just for you. Wouldn't that be a lovely ringtone? ;)

Honestly, I realized that making music means so much to me that I want it to be a part of my life. So, if you're working on your own game or movie, you can hire me as your composer and I'll write a theme for you. Maybe we can even do an orchestral piece together!

Important note

To make the rewards as attractive and ... well ... rewarding as possible for you guys, I decided to produce quite a lot of physical goods. Those typically come with minimum quantities per edition produced. Should we end up not having enough backers for certain reward levels, I will replace the items in question with something equally valuable but less complicated to make. So there's the risk of being disappointed by a substitute reward, but I'll do my best to find appropriate alternatives and be clear and transparent in my communication.

Shipping costs

$5: To Germany

$10: To Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, United Kingdom

$15: To all other countries

More about rewards

Explaining all the rewards would make this campaign page a nightmare to scroll and explore. So please refer to the following resources to learn more about your rewards:

Stephan Cahen

Stephan Cahen during the choir recordings for Gothic 3.
Stephan Cahen during the choir recordings for Gothic 3.

Stephan Cahen is a good friend of mine and highly experienced recording engineer. He managed the orchestra, choir, solo instruments and piano recordings for Gothic 3. The editing and final mix was also done by him, together with Jin Choi.

Me (right) listening to Stephan's (left) surround mix for Gothic 3.
Me (right) listening to Stephan's (left) surround mix for Gothic 3.

Stephan will make sure sound and recording quality on Journey Home will be superb. Together we will choose the right instruments and locations for every single recording session.

Baris Aladag

Click to see Baris Aladags portfolio website
Click to see Baris Aladags portfolio website

My multi-talented friend Baris is director, (song)writer, DJ, producer, and entrepreneur. He is always knee-deep in awesome projects with awesome people, like Alanis Morisette, Clueso, and Matthias Schweighöfer. His creativity for emotional and breathtaking shots is remarkable, and he captures and composers visual journeys for the eye and the heart.

Let's connect

My YouTube channel with behind-the-scenes stuff. Please subscribe!

My Facebook page -  I'm very active there and respond to every comment or posting.

My Twitter account - just because everybody has one.

 

My friends' crowd-funding campaigns

Some of my friends have active campaigns on Kickstarter or other platforms as well. Please send them some love! Or at least some money.

  • AntMe2! - Learn how to code - with AI-driven ants. (German)

Here are some of my earlier works, all for Piranha Bytes.

"Vista Point" from Gothic 3:

"Sad Strings" from Gothic 3: (Featuring hollywood singer Lisbeth Scott who also appears in Avatar, Transformers, Narnia, Indiana Jones, ...)

"The Dig" from Gothic 3:

Me improvising on the grand piano during an orchestra recording break: (This track features the Gothic main themes and became part of the credits music for Gothic 3.)

 "Harbor City" from Risen 1:

I'm German, and Kickstarter requires an American resident or company to host a campaign. My friends Sascha Gundlach and Michelle Martin at MetalPop Games LLC are kind enough to slip into the "official creators of this campaign" role. Thank you!

I wanted to make information about my campaign accessible to friends around the world, and especially in countries with a strong Gothic and Risen fan base. I'm deeply grateful to Sandra and Valeria Fagone (Italian), Elind (Russian), Kris (Bulgarian) and Emi (Polish) for their generous translation help. You were the key factor in creating the necessary reach for my campaign. Thanks a million!

Some aspects of this campaign required a legal foundation, and my namesake Kai Bodensiek from Berlin-based law firm Brehm & v. Moers was an invaluable help for getting things claused out. Besides being a superb lawyer, he's also a very pleasant and likable person to work with. Thanks, Kai!

Risks and challenges

To make the rewards as attractive and ... well ... rewarding as possible for you guys, I decided to produce quite a lot of physical goods. Those typically come with minimum quantities per edition produced. Should we end up not having enough backers for certain reward levels, I will replace the items in question with something equally valuable but less complicated to make. So there's the risk of being disappointed by a substitute reward, but I'll do my best to find appropriate alternatives and be clear and transparent in my communication.

Also, there's the risk of not meeting the deadline. Should I get ill, or should we run into unexpected hiccups and delays during the making of the album, the release date may be postponed.

Other than that, I think we're pretty safe! ;)

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    NEW! - TO THE STRETCH GOALS #1 - "Real Autographed Photo + All Downloads" ▌Thanks for your support. You'll get everything from the "ALL DOWNLOADS" reward tier ("Journey Home" deluxe album incl. sheet music PDF, medley), PLUS a real printed photography of myself (In some crazy pose shot JUST FOR YOU. That's right, each backer gets their own pose!), with your hand-written name and my signature on it. Mailed to you, no shipping costs!

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    ▌SHIPPED TO YOU: ۞ A very »SPECIAL GIFT BOX« packed personally for you with lots of awesome surprises ++ ╦ T-shirt »Journey Home« ++ ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE CD (signed audio-CD with all the tracks) ▌PLUS: All appearances in "Hero Backers" video ++ All "Thank You" messages ++ All downloads ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    »LET'S MEET SPECIAL«: Ѧ CAMPING ▌ I want to meet you guys, so let's go camping together. I'll organize barbecue, and some other members of the original Gothic team will join us. This is going to be FUN! :) (Locations and dates will be planned with you after the campaign). ▌ PLUS: All digital »Journey Home« rewards (deluxe album, sheet music, medley) ++ Your appearance in the "Hero Backers" video ++ "Thank you" messages on Twitter and Facebook

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    »COMPOSING WORKSHOP« AT MY HOME (also included in all higher reward levels) ▌ Visit me at my home (Herne, Germany) for a personal composing workshop. I'll show you the way I work, and you can bring your own instruments for a jam session. Snacks and drinks included, travel expenses not included. ▌Plus: SHIPPED TO YOU: ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE CD (signed audio-CD with all the tracks) ▌DOWNLOAD: ♫ »Journey Home« deluxe ++ ♪ »Journey Home« 5-min-medley ++ ♥ Digital "Thank You" card (.png) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    ═►EARLY BIRD "Bigbox" (reg. $180) ▌ALL SHIPPED »JOURNEY HOME« REWARDS: ▒ Sheet music book (piano/guitar, signed) ++ ۞ A very »special gift-box« with awesome surprises ++ ╦ T-shirt »Journey Home« ++ ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE CD (signed audio-CD with all the tracks) ▌PLUS: All appearances in "Hero Backers" video ++ All "Thank You" messages ++ All downloads ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    ▌ALL PHYSICAL »JOURNEY HOME« REWARDS: ▓ A lovely »Journey Home« picnic blanket ++ ▒ Sheet music book (piano/guitar, signed) ++ ۞ A very »special gift-box« with awesome surprises ++ ╦ T-shirt »Journey Home« ++ ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE CD (signed audio-CD with all the tracks) ▌PLUS: All appearances in "Hero Backers" video ++ All "Thank You" messages ++ All downloads ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    FOR GOTHIC FANS ▌♫ »Gothic Soundtracks - Best Of« audio CD, signed by Piranha Bytes team ++ ☺ RPG Underwear (i.e. "Long Sword" boxers) ▌PLUS: All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    (NEW!) FOR RISEN FANS ▌╦ RISEN T-Shirt ++ ▒ RISEN sheet music pamphlet ++ ☺ RPG Underwear (i.e. "Long Sword" boxers) ▌PLUS: All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    Pledge $199 or more About $199

    ═►EARLY BIRD FOR GOTHIC & RISEN FANS (reg. $220) ▌Get ALL the »Gothic« and »Risen« rewards (Soundtrack Best-Of CD, RPG underwear, etc.), except the sheet music book! ▌PLUS: All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    »LET'S MEET SPECIAL«: RECORDING SESSION ▌ I want to meet you guys, so why don't you join one of the recording sessions? Witness the making of »Journey Home«, and bring your instrument for a jam session if you want. ;) (Locations and dates will be planned with you after the campaign). ▌ PLUS: All digital »Journey Home« rewards (deluxe album, sheet music, medley) ++ Your appearance in the "Hero Backers" video ++ "Thank you" messages on Twitter and Facebook

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    Pledge $220 or more About $220

    MEGA FAN ▌Get ALL the »Gothic« and »Risen« rewards (Soundtrack Best-Of CD, RPG underwear, etc.), except the sheet music book! ▌PLUS: All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    MUSICAL MEGA FAN ▌Get ALL the »Gothic« and »Risen« rewards (Soundtrack Best-Of CD, RPG underwear, etc.), INCLUDING the signed sheet music book ♫ for piano and guitar! ▌PLUS: All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    CAMPING + PHYSICAL REWARDS ▌I want to meet you guys, so let's go camping together. I'll organize barbecue, and some other members of the original Gothic team will join us. This is going to be FUN! :) (Locations and dates will be planned with you after the campaign). ▌PLUS: All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    Pledge $380 or more About $380

    SKYPE CONCERT + CAMPING + ALL PREVIOUS REWARDS ▌Switch your Skype to full screen, lean back, enjoy some drinks and snacks, ... I'll play piano just for you through Skype. ▌PLUS: You're invited to join the Gothic/Risen fan camp if you like ++ All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    Pledge $450 or more About $450

    SKYPE CONCERT + JOIN A RECORDING SESSION + CAMPING + ALL PREVIOUS REWARDS ▌Switch your Skype to full screen, lean back, enjoy some drinks and snacks, ... I'll play piano just for you through Skype. ▌PLUS: You're invited to join the Gothic/Risen fan camp AND one of the recording sessions if you like ++ All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    REAL PERSONAL CONCERT ▌I'll visit you in a venue you provide (home, pen&paper round, club house, preferrably cruise ship :)! I'll perform a concert for you and your friends (mostly piano, and depending on date and location maybe some other guests). ▌PLUS: You're invited to join the Gothic/Risen fan camp AND one of the recording sessions if you like ++ Technically you also get a second concert through Skype, if you can bear so much of me :) ++ All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    I'LL WRITE MUSIC FOR YOU ▌Are you working on your own game or movie? Hire me as your composer by choosing this reward. I'll write a 3-minute theme for you. ▌PLUS: All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    I'LL WRITE ORCHESTRAL MUSIC FOR YOU ▌Let's do an orchestral track together (max. 3 minutes long). I'll write it especially for you, and you're free to use it anywhere you want. IMPORTANT: Should the campaign not reach the "full orchestra" stretch goal, this is going to be a virtual orchestra with solo instruments, otherwise it's going to be performed by a real orchestra. Yay! ▌PLUS: All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    YOU'RE CRAZY! (And my album's main sponsor!) ▌You get everything described above (only one piece of personal music and one concert, though), and I'll spread the message in all material that this project was sponsored by YOU with a big chunk of money. ▌

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