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Secret Cities has been a long-distance band for years. Now they want to get together and record an album in the same room for once.
Thanks to our Kickstarter backers, we finally got the chance to record all in the same room after years as a long-distance band.
Thanks to our Kickstarter backers, we finally got the chance to record all in the same room after years as a long-distance band.
163 backers pledged $8,693 to help bring this project to life.

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    Daily updates from the studio as we put together the album - to include words, photos, and perhaps a couple videos as well.

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    DIGITAL SINGLES: Three digital double A-side singles - "Bright Teeth," "On Holiday," and the forthcoming single of "The Park," which includes the unreleased track "Jamie's Got A New Boyfriend."

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    DIGITAL PRE-ORDER: You'll get a digital copy of the new Secret Cities album at least two weeks before the release date.

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    PINK GRAFFITI ORIGINALS - a digital copy of the original, more electronic version of Pink Graffiti that got us signed to Western Vinyl. THESE ARE NOT DEMOS - they're alternate versions of songs on Pink Graffiti that we fully intended to release before we re-recorded the album.

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    COVERS EP - Digital copy of SC's renditions of songs by Elvis, The Microphones, Roy Orbison, and more. All unreleased, all awesome.

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    ZURICH - A Mini-LP we did as The White Foliage, before changing our name to Secret Cities. Originally released on Fall Records in 2005, now out of print. You get to download its 26 minutes of hazy, orchestral awesomeness.

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    CD PRE-ORDER: You'll get a CD copy of the new Secret Cities album at least two weeks for the release date.

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    DIGITAL PRE-ORDER PLUS: You'll get digital copies of A) the new Secret Cities album at least two weeks before the release date + B) your choice of one of our previous two albums ("Strange Hearts" or "Pink Graffiti") to download immediately after fundraising ends.

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    STRINGS: Need something to hang other things up with? Own a set of guitar strings used in the recording of the new album, placed back in their original packaging and personalized however you want. Includes DIGITAL PRE-ORDER.

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    CD PRE-ORDER PLUS: You'll get a CD copy of the new Secret Cities album at least two weeks for the release date + your choice of one of our previous albums ("Strange Hearts" or "Pink Graffiti") on CD.

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    LP PRE-ORDER: You get a vinyl copy of the new Secret Cities album at least two weeks before the release date (includes digital download).

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    EVERYTHING DIGITAL: You'll get digital copies of A) the new Secret Cities album at least two weeks before its release date and B) Both of our previous two albums ("Strange Hearts" & "Pink Graffiti") to download after fundraising ends and C) the three digital singles.

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    CHIPS: One bag of chips from a Taqueria near Tiny Telephone, where we will probably dine daily. We will search and find the one with the best chips, then pack them lovingly and send them to you. Includes DIGITAL PRE-ORDER.

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    EVERYTHING ON CD: You'll get a CD copy of the new Secret Cities album at least two weeks for the release date + both of our previous albums ("Strange Hearts" & "Pink Graffiti") on CD + the three digital singles.

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    PHOTOGRAPHY: One-of-a-kind 5x7 print of a photograph taken on film by Alex during recording. Includes DIGITAL PRE-ORDER.

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    EVERYTHING DIGITAL PLUS: You'll get digital copies of A) the new Secret Cities album at least two weeks before its release date, B) The three digital singles, and C-E) Your choice of three out of: "Strange Hearts," "Pink Graffiti," "Pink Graffiti Originals," "Covers EP," and "Zurich."

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    LP PRE-ORDER PLUS: You get a vinyl copy of the new Secret Cities album at least two weeks before the release date + one of our previous albums on vinyl (downloads included).

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    POSTER: Limited-edition 18"x24" poster designed by Annie Harrigan, screen printed at Blue Collar Press, autographed/personalized however you want. Includes DIGITAL PRE-ORDER.

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    TEA: Two bags of John Vanderslice's proprietary organic tea blend, available only at Tiny Telephone studios. Includes DIGITAL PRE-ORDER.

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    ALL OF THE DOWNLOADS: You'll get digital copies of A) the new Secret Cities album at least two weeks before its release date, B) The three digital singles, C) "Pink Graffiti" D) "Strange Hearts" E) "Pink Graffiti Originals" F) "Covers EP" G) "Zurich"

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    ALL THE VINYL: You get a vinyl copy of the new Secret Cities album at least two weeks before the release date + both of our previous albums on vinyl (downloads included) + the 3 digital singles.

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    LISTENING PARTY - You + 1 will hear the new record from beginning to end way before it comes out with all or some of us. Locations: San Francisco/Bay Area (w/ all 3 of us), Fargo (w/ Marie), New York City (w/ Alex), Washington DC (w/ Charlie). Good food & drink provided. Includes DIGITAL PRE-ORDER.

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    LYRICS - Finally, you can know what the hell we're singing under all that reverb! You sign a confidentiality agreement, and we call you up and give you the lyrics to two Secret Cities songs of your choice. Includes EVERYTHING DIGITAL.

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    WE SING YOUR VOICEMAIL: Be the envy of every missed caller - let Secret Cities sing/play a custom voicemail greeting just for you. You'll get an MP3 copy as well. Includes EVERYTHING DIGITAL.

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    MUSIC LESSONS - Marie will teach you how to play piano, cello, viola, french horn, saxophone, or theory/music reading. Eight lessons, one per week, 30 mins each, to start September 2013. FARGO/MOORHEAD METRO AREA, ONLY. If you're farther away, get in touch with us first before selecting this reward. Comes with EVERYTHING DIGITAL.

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    ALL OF OUR MUSIC - Aw thanks, you little completist you! You get the new Secret Cities album and both of our previous albums on LP, CD and digital, plus the three digital singles, Pink Graffiti Originals, and the Covers EP. That is literally everything Secret Cities has ever done.

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    PINK GRAFFITI GUITAR - Looking for an acoustic guitar? Own the one Charlie used to record all the guitar (and all the bass) on our debut album "Pink Graffiti." Signed and customized however you like. Includes EVERYTHING DIGITAL.

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    TEST PRESSING - You get a test pressing of the new record, in a custom painted sleeve/jacket combo. There will only be three of these made, ever. Includes EVERYTHING DIGITAL.

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    WE TAKE REQUESTS: Secret Cities will record a cover song of your choice, and deliver it to you via CD-R. Includes EVERYTHING DIGITAL.

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    SESSION MUSICIANS: Charlie, Marie, or Alex will perform on three songs of yours. Singing, drums, cello, ukulele, whatever. Includes EVERYTHING DIGITAL.

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    YOUR OWN SECRET CITIES SHOW - We will fly to your city and play a show at a venue of your choice (lower 48 only). You make the setlist. Wedding, bar/bat Mitzvah, birthday party, whatever. Plus ALL OF OUR MUSIC & a custom poster for the show designed by Annie Harrigan,

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    SECRET CITIES LIFETIME PASS: Guest list +1 to any of our shows anywhere in the world forever, all of our current and future records in every format, any piece of merch you want, we will fly to your town and play a show at a venue of your choice, and you make the setlist.

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