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The third album from No.1 UK Singer/Songwriter Tristan Mackay.

Produced by Matt Ingram (Laura Marling/Leanne La Havas)
The third album from No.1 UK Singer/Songwriter Tristan Mackay. Produced by Matt Ingram (Laura Marling/Leanne La Havas)
244 backers pledged £15,078 to help bring this project to life.

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Hi. I'm Tristan Mackay, an English singer/songwriter and guitarist.

'Invisible Light' will be my third studio album. Both of my previous records have been No.1 iTunes Blues albums, and received great reviews from music critics and fans. 

I genuinely believe these songs are the best I have ever written, and I can't wait to record them.

'Invisible Light' will be produced by the brilliant Matt Ingram who has recently made wonderful records for Laura Marling, Lianne La Havas, Lewis and Leigh and Siv Jakobsen.

We are due to start recording in early January, and everything is in place, subject to this campaign being successful. It should be out by the summer.

Since being discovered busking nearly ten years ago, my life has changed dramatically. I have toured with my guitar heroes, played to live crowds and radio & TV audiences I would never have dreamed of, and worked with so many wonderful, talented people... I've learned a lot.

I can't make this album without you! So please, take a look at the rewards, and help me to make it a reality.

I'll be chronicling the whole process, from the moment I hit 'go' on this kickstarter page, to the day the album lands in your ears. 

It's going to be a great adventure.

Tristan.

Risks and challenges

My second album 'Wire & Wood' was created following a successful kickstarter campaign in 2013. I've done this before, and I've learned an awful lot!

I will be in touch with you all throughout, updating you on the albums progress. Like all creative projects, delays are possible, but I hope to have the album with you by the summer!

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    Pledge £15 or more About $20

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    Digital Backer

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    CD Preorder

    A CD delivered prior to retail release

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    Vinyl Pre-order

    A copy of the album on vinyl prior to retail release

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    Certified CD Backer

    A signed CD of 'Invisible Light' and a signed Backer Certificate, in your name, to hang proudly on your wall.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Signed CD copy of the album
    • Personalised and signed Backer Certificate
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    Certified Vinyl Backer

    A signed vinyl of 'Invisible Light' and a signed Backer Certificate, in your name, to hang proudly on your wall.

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    • Limited edition album demo download
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    Super Backer CD

    Your name in the album credits, on CD and vinyl, forever!

    Includes:
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    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD copy of the album
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    Super Backer Vinyl

    A vinyl copy of the album. And your name in the credits of both the CD and vinyl artwork, forever.

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    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed vinyl copy of the album
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    Pledge £100 or more About $132

    I have lots of hipster friends...

    4 x signed vinyls

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    Backer Extraordinaire!

    All Super Backer rewards plus:

    Hand written and signed lyrics to any of Tristan's songs and a limited edition t-shirt

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Your name in the album credits
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
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    Super Fan - I want my own live mini EP

    All Backer Extraordinaire rewards plus:

    A unique, one off live recording of three of Tristan's songs, just for you.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Your name in the album credits
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Unique live recording of any 3 songs, that only you own!
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    Dedicated Fan

    All Super Fan Rewards Plus:

    A dedication for any song on the album, printed underneath the track listing, for ever! (Limited to 10 - one per track).

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Your name in the album credits
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
    • Unique live recording of any 3 songs, that only you own!
    • Dedication under one of the album track listings
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    Original chart: I'll Be Yours Tonight

    All Super Fan rewards PLUS The one and only original band music chart for 'I'll Be Yours Tonight.

    This was the reference chart for the 'Wire & Wood' recording session in 2014. It would look ace framed on a wall! Signed.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Your name in the album credits
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
    • Unique live recording of any 3 songs, that only you own!
    • Original chord chart for I'll Be Yours Tonight. Signed.
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    Original chord chart: The Wine & Me

    All Super Fan rewards PLUS The one and only original band music chart for The Wine and Me. The chord chart for 'Song in Her Heart' is on the rear.

    This was the reference chart for the 'Wire & Wood' recording session in 2014. It would look ace framed on a wall! Signed.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Your name in the album credits
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
    • Unique live recording of any 3 songs, that only you own!
    • Original Chord Chart for The Wine & Me. Signed.
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    Chord Chart: 2 Of A Kind/Kind Of Blue

    All Super Fan rewards PLUS The one and only original band music chart for 'Two of a Kind' with 'Kind Of Blue' on the other side.

    This was the reference chart for the 'Wire & Wood' recording session in 2014. It would look ace framed on a wall! Signed

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Your name in the album credits
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
    • Unique live recording of any 3 songs, that only you own!
    • Original Chord Chart for 2 of a Kind/Kind Of Blue. Signed.
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    Original Chart: 'Don't Let Me In'

    All Super Fan rewards PLUS The one and only original band music chart for 'Don't Let Me In'.

    This was the reference chart for the 'Out Along The Wire' recording session in 2010. It would look ace framed on a wall! Signed.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Your name in the album credits
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
    • Unique live recording of any 3 songs, that only you own!
    • Original chord chart for 'Don't Let Me In.'
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    Original Chart: Holding On To You

    All Super Fan rewards PLUS The one and only original band music chart for 'Holding On To You'.

    This was the reference chart for the 'Out Along The Wire' recording session in 2010. It would look ace framed on a wall! Signed.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Your name in the album credits
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
    • Unique live recording of any 3 songs, that only you own!
    • Original Chord Chart for 'Holding On To You'
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    Original Chart: This Old Heart

    All Super Fan rewards plus the one and only original band music chart for 'This Old Heart.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Your name in the album credits
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
    • Unique live recording of any 3 songs, that only you own!
    • Original chord chart for 'This Old Heart.' Signed.
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    Original Lyrics for 'Two Of A Kind'

    All super fan rewards plus Tristan's original hand written lyrics draft for 'Two of a Kind'.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Your name in the album credits
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
    • Unique live recording of any 3 songs, that only you own!
    • Tristan's original working lyrics to 'Two of a Kind'
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    Original Chord Chart: 'Don't Let Me In'

    All Super Fan rewards plus the one of a kind original hand written chord chart for 'Don't Let Me In'.
    It would look ace framed on a wall!

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
    • Unique live recording of any 3 songs, that only you own!
    • Your name in the album credits
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Original Chord Chart for 'Don't Let Me In'
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    Dinner & Listening Party

    All Super Fan Rewards plus:

    Tristan will host dinner and a listening party at his home in Horsham, West Sussex.

    (A few live songs too probably).

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Your name in the album credits
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
    • Unique live recording of any 3 songs, that only you own!
    • Dinner and album listening party at Tristan's House
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    The Battered Hat

    All Super Fan rewards plus:

    The one and only battered hat, as featured on the cover of Wire & Wood, and every gig since. Signed.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Your name in the album credits
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
    • Unique live recording of any 3 songs, that only you own!
    • Tristan's hat as featured on 'Wire and Wood'
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    Songwriting Session

    All Super Fan rewards plus:

    A two hour songwriting session with Tristan at his house or yours (UK only).

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Your name in the album credits
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
    • Unique live recording of any 3 songs, that only you own!
    • Two hour private songwriting session with Tristan
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    Wire & Wood

    All Super Fan rewards plus:

    My first busking guitar, a Tanglewood. The subject of the song - Wire & Wood. Signed with a certificate.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Your name in the album credits
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
    • Unique live recording of any 3 songs, that only you own!
    • Tristan's first acoustic guitar and certificate
    • Dedication under one of the album track listings
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    House Gig Backer

    All Super Fan rewards plus:

    A live performance of the album at your house or local venue (travel outside of the UK not included in the price).

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Your name in the album credits
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
    • Unique live recording of any 3 songs, that only you own!
    • Live performance of the album, at your house!
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    Executive Producer

    All (non one off) rewards, plus an Executive Producer credit on the album artwork.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the album prior to release
    • Limited edition album demo download
    • Signed CD or vinyl copy of the album
    • Limited edition 'Invisible Light' t-shirt
    • Hand written and signed lyrics from any of Tristan's songs
    • Unique live recording of any 3 songs, that only you own!
    • Live performance of the album, at your house!
    • Dedication under one of the album track listings
    • Dinner and album listening party at Tristan's House
    • Executive Producer credit
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