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    Digital Download

    The core of our art. You will receive the digital audio recording in high-quality MP3, as well as digital pictures of the artwork and lyrics booklet, prior to the album’s official release.

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    Signed Physical CD

    Enjoy the first physical copies off the press. Signed, sealed, and delivered prior to the album’s official release.

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    Signed CD Special - Personalized Package

    Upgrade to this level and your signed CD will have an Ordinary Elephant sticker and postcard, with a personal message to you from us, in tow.

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    • Personal message on postcard featuring "Before I Go" artwork
    • Ordinary Elephant Sticker
    • New Album - Signed physical CD
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    Poetry Book + Signed Physical CD

    We often include poetry in our newsletters, and we’ve gotten lots of positive feedback about that, and even questions about making it available as a physical collection. We thought that sounded like a good idea too.

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    • Soft cover poetry book
    • New Album - Signed physical CD
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    Book & Bag Package

    The poetry book, signed CD, and an Ordinary Elephant tote bag to carry them in. The bag can also be used to bring snacks to the next house concert you attend, do your grocery shopping, or carry around your cassette collection...whatever needs carrying, we’ve got you covered.

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    • Ordinary Elephant Tote Bag
    • Soft cover poetry book
    • New Album - Signed physical CD
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    Postcards from the Road

    We will send you (or other people if you’d like) 3 separate postcards with a personal message at random times, from random places, throughout the year in 2019.

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    • 3 Postcards with personal message in 2019
    • New Album - Signed physical CD
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    Handwritten lyrics

    Any specific lines, or full lyrics, from any released or unreleased Ordinary Elephant song, handwritten just for you. You may specify if you’d like them signed by us, addressed to someone specifically, and/or if you’d like to include a personal message.

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    • Handwritten lyrics
    • Ordinary Elephant Tote Bag
    • Soft cover poetry book
    • New Album - Signed physical CD
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    Lessons from the Road

    We're an open book. You can ask us anything you'd like about living on the road full-time (with 4 dogs!), cooking on the road, songwriting, instruments, bad habits, our favorite coffee, our favorite irrational fears... This can be done via Skype or phone, or in person if our schedules align.

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    • One hour meeting with Pete and Crystal
    • Ordinary Elephant Tote Bag
    • Soft cover poetry book
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    Picker's Package

    Want some one-on-one time with Pete to pick his brain about clawhammer banjo or mandolin? You’ll get a one hour session, which can be done via Skype, or in person if our schedules align.

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    • One hour clawhammer banjo or mandolin session with Pete
    • Ordinary Elephant Tote Bag
    • Soft cover poetry book
    • New Album - Signed physical CD
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    Songwriter's Package

    One hour songwriting session. This can include any combination of discussing the songwriting process, ideas for writing exercises, working on a song you’ve started--anything you’d like. This can be done via Skype or phone, or in person if our schedules align.

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    • One hour songwriting session with Crystal
    • Ordinary Elephant Tote Bag
    • Soft cover poetry book
    • New Album - Signed physical CD
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    Name in liner notes + $150/$200 reward

    Your name will forever share booklet space with the lyrics to this album. A special section of the liner notes will thank everyone who contributes at this level, and all higher reward levels. You also get to choose one of the $150 or $200 rewards: handwritten lyrics, lessons from the road, songwriting session, or banjo/mandolin lesson.

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    • Your name in the liner notes
    • Choice of one $150/$200 reward
    • Ordinary Elephant Tote Bag
    • Soft cover poetry book
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    Sponsor a song

    If you feel a particular connection to a song that you’ve heard us perform, you can sponsor that song specifically. Your name will be listed in the album credits as having helped this song permanently exist, and you will receive handwritten lyrics of the song. Maximum of two sponsors per song, so please contact us at info@ordinaryelephant.net to check availability.

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    • Song sponsorship in album credits
    • Handwritten lyrics for the song you sponsor
    • Ordinary Elephant Tote Bag
    • Soft cover poetry book
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    Personalized Poetry

    You tell us a topic or the story you want told, we tell it through poetry. You’ll receive a handwritten and signed copy. This can be for you, or as a gift to someone for an anniversary, wedding, birthday, or just because. Please get in touch at info@ordinaryelephant.net if there is a particular date by which you would like to have this to give as a gift.

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    • Handwritten copy of the poem created for you
    • Your name in the liner notes
    • Ordinary Elephant Tote Bag
    • Soft cover poetry book
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    Sponsor a song + Get a song

    Song sponsorship in album credits and handwritten lyrics as outlined above, plus a video of a song just for you. Is there a someone else’s song you’ve always wanted to hear us perform? We’ll learn it and video our version of it for you.

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    • Video of requested cover - Download
    • Song sponsorship in album credits
    • Handwritten lyrics for the song you sponsor
    • Ordinary Elephant Tote Bag
    • Soft cover poetry book
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    Your Story, Written by Us

    You tell us the story you want told, we tell it in a song. This can be for you, or as a gift to someone for an anniversary, wedding, birthday, or just because. Once we are done writing it, we'll send you a video and/or audio of our performance, as well as handwritten lyrics to your song. Please get in touch at info@ordinaryelephant.net if there is a particular date by which you would like to have this to give as a gift.

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    • Video and/or audio of your song - Download or physical copy
    • Handwritten lyrics for your song
    • Your name in the liner notes
    • Ordinary Elephant Tote Bag
    • Soft cover poetry book
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    House Concert

    An Ordinary Elephant concert right in your home, and 10 signed CDs to give out to your guests. Invite your friends and family for an intimate listening room style show at your place. You can even wear your pajamas if you want. You may take up donations to recoup the costs of this pledge.

    Please contact us at info@ordinaryelephant.net for expectations of when we may be getting around to your part of the country. Depending on both of our schedules, coverage of travel and lodging expenses may be necessary.

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    • House Concert
    • Your name in the liner notes
    • Ordinary Elephant Tote Bag
    • Soft cover poetry book
    • New Album - 10 Signed Physical CDs to share
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    Associate Executive Producer

    Your name can be one of two that will be featured in the album credits as Associate Executive Producer, having helped this collection of songs permanently exist in a massive way. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. You will also receive many of the other rewards as listed below, as well as 10 signed copies of the new album to share.

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    • Associate Executive Producer in album credits
    • Handwritten lyrics
    • 3 Postcards with personal message in 2019
    • Ordinary Elephant Tote Bag
    • Soft cover poetry book
    • New Album - 10 Signed Physical CDs to share
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    Executive Producer + Collings guitar

    Own a piece of Ordinary Elephant history, and become part of it by being the executive producer of our next album. Crystal now plays her grandfather's old Gibson, but she previously wrote and performed on a Collings guitar, handmade in Austin, TX. This is the guitar that was used to write "Best of You" and to record our last album “Before I Go”. Please see Rewards section for more information.

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    • Executive Producer in album credits
    • 2013 Collings OM2H used to write "Best of You"
    • Handwritten lyrics
    • 3 Postcards with personal message in 2019
    • Ordinary Elephant Tote Bag
    • Soft cover poetry book
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