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The Delta Saints have set out to record their first full length record titled, "Death Letter Jubilee" and they need your help!
The Delta Saints have set out to record their first full length record titled, "Death Letter Jubilee" and they need your help!
204 backers pledged $17,667 to help bring this project to life.

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Greetings friends, family, and fellow wanderers! 

Welcome to the Kickstarter page for our up coming album, "Death Letter Jubilee".

This coming winter, we will begin recording our debut full length album with an anticipated Spring 2012 release. We've been writing these songs for the past year and a half, and through long nights at the writing table, rigorous road testing (in the U.S. and Europe), and a steady stream of bourbon, we have finally pieced together the songs that will create Death Letter Jubilee.

Now that the songs are together, we have to shift our focus onto how we are going to fund this project. We don't have the means to complete it on our own, and we're not looking for donations.  What we are proposing to you, is your investment in this record. The songs we play are just as much yours as they are ours, and that's how we want to approach this new record. We want you to be a part of Death Letter Jubilee. We are faced with a daunting task, which we are doing without any financial backing, and only the support of our wonderful families, and you, our incredible fans.

We have put together the team that we know can build this album. This project will be spearheaded by our producer, J. Hall, who also produced “A Bird Called Angola”, and we are searching for the right place to do this record. Whether it’s a haunted house down in New Orleans, a vibey studio in Nashville, or an old warehouse in Chicago, we’re going to do this record in a space that allows us to capture the raw, live sound that these songs deserve.

Over the last few months, we have sat down and mapped out a budget for this project. We feel that we can do this album as we want it done with $25,000. What we are looking for from this campaign is $15,000 to help us meet that goal.  That being said, $15,000 is a lot to ask, and some of you may be wondering, “Why do you need that much money to create this record?”

Creating a professional record is expensive. Between the studio time, a producer, engineers, mixing, mastering, and manufacturing; it can cost anywhere from $50,000 to $100,000 on a record label budget.  We’re going to be doing this record for a fraction of that budget, but feel that it is going to be just as good, if not better, because of it.

Whether you choose to donate $10 or $10,000, EVERY little bit helps. With each dollar raised, it moves us one step forward in creating an incredible record. 

Thank you so much for your support over the past 3.5 years, and thank you for being a part of Death Letter Jubilee!

The Delta Saints are:

Ben Ringel (Vocals, Guitar), Dylan Fitch (Lead Guitar), David Supica (Bass), Greg Hommert (Harmonica), Ben Azzi (Drums)

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    DEATH LETTER PACKAGE 1: Digital Copy of Death Letter Jubilee two weeks prior to the official release date

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    DEATH LETTER PACKAGE 2: Digital Copy two weeks prior to the official release date + 5 Demo Tracks + Hard Copy CD signed by the band

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    DEATH LETTER PACKAGE 3: Digital Copy two weeks prior to the official release date + 5 Demo Tracks + Hard Copy CD signed by the band + Limited Edition Test Press Vinyl Copy (courtesy of United Record Pressing) + T-Shirt of your choice

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    DEATH LETTER PACKAGE 4: Digital Copy two weeks prior to the official release date + 5 Demo Tracks + Hard Copy CD signed by the band + Limited Edition Test Press Vinyl Copy (courtesy of United Record Pressing) + Unreleased B-Side Tracks + T-Shirt of your choice + Limited Edition Delta Saints Tour Poster

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    DEATH LETTER PACKAGE 5: Everything in PACKAGE 4 + Your name in the liner notes of Death Letter Jubilee + A personalized video from The Delta Saints thanking you for your pledge + Physical copy of European Release CD (or a copy of each American released EP for European fans)

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    DEATH LETTER PACKAGE 5 + Handwritten Lyrics for a song of your choice

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    DEATH LETTER PACKAGE 5 + Handwritten Lyrics for a song of your choice + A full day in the studio with The Delta Saints where you can be a part of the gang vocals on one of the album tracks (travel NOT included)

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    DEATH LETTER PACKAGE 5 + A very special acoustic guitar hand painted by Ben Ringel (local pickup or pick up at a show, no shipping)

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    DEATH LETTER PACKAGE 5 + A LIFETIME SPOT on the guest list for any show that we are headlining

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    DEATH LETTER PACKAGE 5 + A private house show, sound included (please allow 8-12 weeks for scheduling, must be routed within our touring schedule OR within 200 miles of Nashville)

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    DEATH LETTER PACKAGE 5 + A very memorable, all expenses paid trip to the Louisiana Bayou to wrestle some gators with the whole band (emergency room costs not included!)

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