July 2, 2014 – UK. Jazz-funk-rock-pop singer songwriter George Montague has turned to crowd-funding and his fans to help launch his new album. Each donation brings the album closer to fans globally. This young, vibrant multi-instrumentalist on piano, guitar and ukulele, has nearly 5 million views on YouTube and is enthralling a global audience with his exciting live energy and countless contagious original songs.
George delivered an exciting, energetic performance to an enthusiastic packed audience in the Jazz Arena at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, where he also won Decca Records ‘Search for a New Jazz Star’. This summer he is on the bill at the famous Henley Festival (alongside Burt Bacharach, Bryan Ferry, Rick Wakemen, Rebecca Ferguson, Joss Stone and The Jacksons) and in November George is set for an Artist Residency at the prestigious EFG London Jazz Festival.
“I am absolutely bursting with glee, and, together with my wonderful musician friends, eager to record my new songs and release a brand new album. To do this I am working with music crowd-funding virtuosos PledgeMusic and warmly inviting you to come with me on this adventure and make it happen.”
Through PledgeMusic George’s new songs will be captured on this record by the Producer responsible for Coldplay’s X&Y album (Fix You, Speed of Sound, Talk).
This project is brimming with exciting experiences and exclusive bonus content!In exchange for your pre-order/donation you will get exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the creation of the new album, and loads of options to score exclusive, rare and limited edition items.
Only £8 gets you the new album downloaded, and exclusive updates. For just £13 you can get a signed copy of the new album delivered to your door. Just a few bucks more (£18) also gets you a personal signed message with the CD! Other great perks include handwritten lyric sheets for that personal touch. There are unique sketches from the artist and signed posters of album artwork, yes – custom t-shirts up for grabs too. Another cool exclusive is getting pics from disposable cameras with shots taken behind-the-scenes full of album recording fun! For the ultimate ‘up close and personal experience’, George will come and perform just for you – treat someone special to a magical experience including special VIP passes for his shows. For £500 you and a friend can visit the studio and experience the album being recorded live! Supporters of the new album release have so many awesome choices it may be hard to pick just one!
George wants everyone to know how grateful he is for every donation big or small. Just dip your toe in the donation waters, or jump in all the way. All the photos and progress will be posted for you to follow on the PledgeMusic “Updates Page”. Your donations will also be helping the CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) charity which is raising awareness of potential cardiac issues impacting young people. Five percent of any funds raised after the goal is reached will go to CRY.
Donate what you can. Even if you can’t donate, share the links below widely with fans of great music everywhere.
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Company Name: George Montague
Country: United Kingdom