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Black Tape For A Blue Girl • Mesmerized by the Sirens

A project in Portland, OR by Sam Rosenthal

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2023 restoration of our 1987 2nd album. Entrancing & darkly romantic ethereal-gothic-ambient. LP, 2CD & MiniDisc. Funded by you!
Backers: 227
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funded: $11,265 of $9,000
Dates: Jan 31st -> Mar 1st (30 days)
Project By: Sam Rosenthal
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Latest News

23 hours.

February 28th - via:
$10,628 • 118% • 209 backers • 23 hours Good evening/night/morning. This is most likely my last update before the campaign ends tomorrow night (unless something unexpected happens.) Over the past 4 years my 5 Kickstarters have averaged 9% over... (Read More)

Some housekeeping notes

February 27th - via:
$10,158 •  112% • 195 backers • 55 hours As we close in on the final days of the campaign, today's update is a housekeeping message about adjusting your pledge, shipping, and more.  But first — an audio excerpt from the bonus track... (Read More)

You did it! And the stretch goal too, and....

February 26th - via:
$9,984 • 110% • 193 backers • 3 days Since my last update, we passed the goal, and as I type we're just $16 away from the stretch goal of $10k, which will add a 2nd CD to the release.  I'm sure we'll get there, so I'm calling it met!!! It's so... (Read More)

What can you recall from that one afternoon 36 years ago?

February 19th - via:
 $8,810 • 97% • 160 backers • 10 days My notes for "Shards" "Our flesh as one" <-- early names for "Seireenien Lumoama" In the recent rock autobiographies I’ve read (Keith Richards, Dave Ball, Lol Tolhurst) it irks me that they never... (Read More)

Mesmerized's cover history

February 11th - via:
$7,210 • 80% • 127 backers • 18 days It's looking great over here! The campaign has gained many new backers in the last week and there's lots of time before the final days. I'm sure we'll get to $9000, this release will fund, and be in your... (Read More)

Black Tape For a Blue Girl asks fans to help fund "restoration" of "Mesmerized By the Sirens"

February 6th - via:
Rosenthal recently launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign that already is more than halfway toward its goal of raising $9,000 toward reissuing the album on 140-gram color vinyl, CD and MiniDisc. He’s already remixed Mesmerized By the Sirens’ 10 songs “from scratch” and just released the 2023 stereo mix of the album via Bandcamp, where it can be streamed and download. (Read More)

48 hours: Kickstarter's “Projekt We Love”

February 2nd - via:
 $4,977 pledged | 55% funded | 89 backers | 26 days to go Black Tape For A Blue Girl's Mesmerized by the sirens campaign was chosen as a “Projekt We Love” by Kickstarter. It is featured on this page and there's a tag under the video on the... (Read More)

Amazing First Day....

February 1st - via:
$4,648 pledged 51% funded 77 backers 27 days to go Amazing! 24 hours after launching we were 50% to the goal; now we're up a bit more. This campaign is my fastest Kickstarter out of the gate. I hope the momentum keeps up. I'm really pleased to see... (Read More)

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