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Help Akron, OH music icon Tracey Thomas, formerly of Unit 5, record her 6th solo album, "The Queen of Nothing!" First album in 5 years! Read more

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Help Akron, OH music icon Tracey Thomas, formerly of Unit 5, record her 6th solo album, "The Queen of Nothing!" First album in 5 years!

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Hi Everyone!

I’m Tracey Thomas, a singer-songwriter from Akron, Ohio. For the past 30 years I've been making my own brand of adult dark-pop music. After nearly 5 years out of the public spotlight, I’ve been invigorated by a batch of new songs I wrote with my longtime friend and producer Ryan Humbert.

This new group of songs has me so excited that I’m ready to record a new full-length album of original material to release this Summer!

The album will be called “The Queen of Nothing” and will feature 9 songs co-written with Ryan Humbert, one song written by my son Cory Thomas, one song written by Ryan Humbert and my own version of a classic 80’s pop song by The Waterboys.

Like the last record, “Ghost Town,” this album will be produced by my old friend Ryan Humbert. And also like the last record, I’ll be doing this record without the help of a record label. Making an album as an independent artist takes a lot of hard work, creativity and, last but not least, money. That being said, there really is no such thing as a truly "independent" artist, and that’s where you come in.

I’m asking you, my longtime fans, friends, family or anyone else who happens to see this page to take a listen to some of my past work and consider helping me make this new album come to life.

It’s no small task, but I’m excited to be able to move ahead and bring you the best music I can make. Starting Friday, January 13th you can be a part of my new album too!

For 25 days I will have this Kickstarter.com page where you can give a gift to help us make this new album! No matter how big or small your gift, you become part of the album and part of the music. Every penny we raise on Kickstarter will go DIRECTLY to funding this new album, including:

Recording • Mixing • Mastering • Manufacturing

HOWEVER: If we don’t meet our goal by February 6th, 2012, your donation is refunded, I don’t get to send you your exclusive rewards, and we're back to where we started. But if we do meet our goal, you’ll get some really cool music, gifts, rewards, one-of-a-kind items, surprises and more. And if we go over our goal amount, better still! We’ll have even more money to get the job done, and do it the right way!

If with your support we achieve our goal, you will have helped me produce what I feel will be the finest album of my career. Please help us meet, exceed and blow away the goal!

Thank you for your ongoing love and support throughout the years. Your help is SO VERY appreciated!

Love always,

Tracey

P.S. We only have 25 days to make this dream come true! That’s just $100 a day! Tell a friend and please help us spread the word!!

www.traceythomasmusic.com

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    The Court Jester!

    A digital download of the new album emailed directly to you one week before it’s released.

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    The Mighty Calvary!

    Everything from $10 level plus: A physical copy of the album, autographed for you!

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    The Brave Knight!

    Everything from above levels, plus: A digital download of "The Best of Tracey Thomas" compilation album!

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    The Noble Bishop!

    Everything from above levels, plus: Your name in the liner notes of the album as a supporter of the project! PLUS: a physical copy of "The Best of Tracey Thomas" compilation CD.

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    The Charming Prince!

    Everything from above levels, plus: Tracey will record a video for you (or for a gift) including a personal message and an exclusive acoustic performance of an original Tracey Thomas song of your choice.

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    Everything from above levels, plus: Framed, handwritten & autographed lyrics to the song of your choice from previous level!

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    The Wise Wizard!

    Everything from above levels, plus: An exclusive, VERY limited edition CD: all the original home demos for the new album!

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    The Faithful Duke!

    Everything from above levels, plus: A private dinner with Tracey Thomas and producer Ryan Humbert to share stories of the making of the record, the inspiration behind the songs and more.

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    The Darling Duchess!

    Everything from above levels, plus: You will be listed in the liner notes as an “Associate Producer” on the album. On top of that, Tracey will perform a private acoustic house concert for you and 12 friends! (House concert takes place of dinner from previous level and is eligible to those within a 2-hour radius of Akron, Ohio.)

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    The Almighty Queen!

    Everything from above levels, plus: Ever wondered what Tracey would sound like singing your favorite song? We will professionally record the cover song of your choice exclusively for you!

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