Daphne Lee Martin's Scared Fearless

$4,590 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 98 people in 25 months
Hi Friends!
     Scared Fearless is finally underway! 

     The crew and I tracked 13 original songs at Dirt Floor the last week of August, and I couldn't have ever imagined the tasty, passionate, groovy performances we all gave to these songs- some travelogues, some cautionary tales, some confessions -all stories about the comings and goings of life, the folks who touch you for a moment and change everything forever, the folks you hold onto tight for a lifetime, and the folks that (however much you love them) it was never meant to last. 

     The base goal is 5k, that will help cover the costs of studio time and manufacturing. My dream is to be able to press this to vinyl and get a publicity campaign behind it. We did that with Fall On Your Sword and it made my dream of a feature in American Songwriter a reality- boy would l love to keep building on that foundation, and now more than ever as I'm healing through this wild time. 
     Every penny counts, and I'm deeply grateful to everyone who has been there since day one and climbed aboard since to help grow this thing. One of the things I learned about my relationship with music was  that when I needed it to be a 'brand' and 'commercially viable' it lost something very important. I was raised with music as a piece of everyday life, a comfort in hard times, a motivator, a way of telling the story of life. With this new collection of songs, and the way I'm recording it, I'm getting back to the truth and substance of what it means and how it's as much a part of the day as breakfast or tying my shoes. That said, the rewards for contributing this time are going to be far more personal than just the manufactured product and I can't wait to share all of it with you! THANK YOU!

Much Love,
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Daphne Lee Martin's #ScaredFearless is here, and much of the band from the album will be here to celebrate, along with special guests Amy Kucharik and The Huntress and Holder of Hands, at the Social Bar & Kitchen on Bank Street in New London, CT.
More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1964741686932258/

Amy Kucharik :: 8:00pm
Daphne Lee Martin & band :: 8:45pm
The Huntress And Holder Of Hands :: 10:00pm

Tickets are $8 at the door. Show begins promptly at 8pm. If you plan on getting a table for dinner, please email social@socialnewlondon.com with the following information:
- Name
- Phone number
- Reservation time
- Number of guests in your party

If you are not doing dinner, you can still pay at the door, but seating near the stage will be limited. Even with call-ahead seating, you may experience a small wait.

Everyone who pre-ordered at the $75+ level receives free admission, your names will be at the door!

In the meantime, tune in the theday.com or swing by The Telegraph on Thursday at noon to hear a live preview and interview with Daphne at the Live Lunch Break!
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We are in the final throes now! Discs are headed out to radio and press, the party is June 23rd at the Social in New London, and the music hits the actual and digital streets in July! There are still a few of the rad goodies available if you sign up here, so get 'em!
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Thank you all so much for contributing to the campaign and giving this album a shot, songs unheard! Most of you bought in at levels that get things like tee shirts- so if you'd take a second to send me your size, whether you want a CD or Tape, and if you bought in at $30 or above, which songs you'd like the lyrics to, I can get cranking on production in time for the release! I hope to see as many of you as possible at the party on June 23rd at The Social in New London- check the facebook page for more info!

The songs, in order, are:
Don't Let the Sun Go Down
Young Man's Game
In Certain Company
Rainy Dany Women #42
Break My Heart Tomorrow
John Henry's Lullaby
Fuck Tinder, I'm Standing Right Here
Jack O' Diamonds
Some Fool
Willing Victim
I Hope I Never Meet the Bitch Who Broke Your Heart
Till We Meet Again
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It's that magical time we've all been waiting for! Sunday, June 3rd, is going to be the Studio Warming/Listening Party at 300 State Street! Check out the Facebook page or daphnleemartin.com tour page for more info. And the album release is June 23rd at the Social, on Bank Street in New London. See you all there! Much love, Daphne
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$4,590 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 98 people in 25 months
Digital Age
For those of you who dig music but not the clutter, you can grab the download only here!
Driving Music
For those of us with tape decks or CD players who take in most of our tunes on the commute- your choice of CD or Cassette.
CD/Tape & Tee
Wanna rep and rock? You can do both!
Illuminate Me!
CD/Tape and Illuminated Lyric sheet for your choice of one of the songs on the album. These are gorgeous hand-drawn and colored original pieces of art.
The Package
CD/Tape/Vinyl (if we press), Tee, Illuminated Lyrics- really the kaboodle of merch!
All the $50 merch & a poster print of one of the original pieces of artwork by a handful of really talented folks building the album design, signed.
Live it up!
All the $50 goods plus an exclusive invitation to the house show launch when we release, will include dinner and drinks! Or 2 tix to the nearest show on tour!
Giving Back
I'll give a coaching/writing session to a young writer/group. Teaching & sharing the craft is the most beautiful way to keep the music coming! Oh & merch too!
Wrap it up!
All the merch + a handmade (by me) crochet or knit blanket. These are pretty darn special! You can see some of them on my Instagram.
High Rollers!
Anything over $250, let's talk! Maybe you wanna customize your package! Maybe you want a house show! Hit me up!
The Book
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All fot $75 stuff plus a notebook with the entire series of #dlmsummerofsong handwritten lyrics. Limited to 5!
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