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Greetings One and All.

It’s been a strange few years since we played the 2007 Reunion Gig.

We really enjoyed being back together and judging by the response you did too. It proved to us that your passion for what we do is as strong as ever. It also proved that ours is too! We had several festivals lined up and wanted to do more recording. But life as always got in the way, and Rosie developed Throat Cancer. Everything was put on hold as she battled through and eventually gave it the kicking it deserved! So now we are back. We’re recording a brand new album, and we’re inviting you to come with us, every step of the way.

We have always been fiercely independent, and the music industry has changed beyond recognition since the days of “Grooving In Green”, “Snake Dance”, “Walk into the Sun” and Rebirth Records. But WE haven’t really changed, we may be older and wiser and indeed wider, but we still have the desire to push the sonic envelope and show everyone that we are unique and even more relevant now the political climate has gone full cycle back to when we began.

And there are now so many more ways of connecting with our loyal fanbase and indeed making new friends. So we’ve teamed up with PledgeMusic to do just that; to welcome you into our twisted little world and offer you the chance to get your hands on some amazing exclusive offers. There’s signed and hand designed merchandise, exclusive stuff old and new, the chance to spend time with us in the studio and even get drunk with us. We are excited! Join us on this continuing adventure.

Here is how this works. We have set a target. We will be releasing the album on our own label and this is the money we feel we need in order to do it justice. It will go on recording and mastering the album so that it sounds as good as it can, and then marketing so that it goes as far as it can. It will also help to get us back out onto the road so that we can play it to you around the world.

Take a look at the list on the right hand side of the screen and decide how you would like to get involved with the project and make some pledges. No money exchanges hands until our target is reached. Simple. Those of you who pledge will basically be investing in the album, so to make sure you know what you’ve paid for we’ll post ‘pledgers-only’ updates and videos in the ‘Pledgers Only Page’ – our own little site on Pledge – you’ll be able to keep up to date with what’s going on. Demos, rough mixes, videos, blogs and anything else we think you’ll like. We want to do this in a collaborative fashion and really bring you in on the project in a way that just wasn’t possible in the 80’s.

There’s one more reason that we want to do this. We know that more than a few people will illegally download the album. While we don’t approve of the corporate rip-off that most of the music industry got used to, and do approve of it’s long deserved destruction, this is just us…. trying to make an album, for you.

We’re not just offering the CD or a download. There will be stuff that goes along with it, stuff that makes it more special than if it was picked up on fileshare, or streamed online. And don’t forget, as a pledger you automatically get the download of the Album anyway, and you’ll know that the money is going to contribute to us being able to continue making music.

We’ll also be donating a percentage of the Pledge to three charities.
Think Global: Friends of The Earth, for we surely are.
Think Local: Cloth Cat, Leeds Music Charity, helping people improve their lives through music.
And finally, think ahead: the Macmillan Cancer Trust, from a survivor and her friends.

Thanks for reading and we’ll see you very soon. Play Loud, Pledge Purple!

The March Violets

Don’t forget November 13th at O2 Academy Islington, London!!

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A4 Limited Edition Album Art Poster

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Limited Edition High Res A4 Poster featuring the Album Art posted to you

Badge Set

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13 different button badges of various Violet designs. Cover yourself in metal or give ’em to your friends.

CD (UK only)

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CD delivered to your mailbox as soon as it’s manufactured (UK only)

Kiss from Rosie

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A Big Smacky Tacky Purple Kiss of Death from Rosie on a special signed card, she really does love ya.

PSYDWR

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A signed bottle of our very own “Grooving in Green” limited pressing of Welsh Wormwood Cider, to be picked up at the Nov 13th Concert in London (no postage, Adults only). Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

(This is as well as the download of the album, remember.)

Signed Reunion Poster

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An A1 size signed Poster from the 2007 Reunion Gig, Signed by the Band

Your Name and Photo on a Special Signed Poster

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Your name and yes a photo included on a special signed March Violets poster for this album. Also a good present for a friend, surprise them!

Multiverse CD

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Tom’s Multiverse Project EP hand crafted and signed just for you

Some of Si's Stuff. CD

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A handmade CD of some of the stuff Si has been involved in over the years, mainly unreleased. Signed to you if you want it.

CD (Worldwide)

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CD delivered to your mailbox as soon as it’s manufactured (World-non UK)

Signed CD (UK only)

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CD signed and delivered to your mailbox as soon as it’s manufactured (UK only)

A3 Limited Edition Album Art Poster

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Limited Edition High Res A3 Poster featuring the Album Art posted to you

Hand written Birthday Card

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We will hand write a Birthday card Designed by the Band to the one you love (could be you) and sign it.

Hand Written Christmas Card

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We will hand write a Christmas Card Designed by the Band to whomever you so desire, and sign it.

Handwritten Thank You note

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Personalised handwritten Thank You note from the band

Signed CD (Worldwide)

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CD signed and delivered to your
mailbox as soon as it’s manufactured (World-non UK)

T-Shirt Ltd Edition Design 2

T-Shirt Ltd Edition Design 2
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Brand new limited edition t-shirts designed especially for Pledge, only 100 ever to be made, packed and posted to you.

T-Shirt Ltd Edition Design 3

T-Shirt Ltd Edition Design 3
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Brand new limited edition t-shirts designed especially for Pledge, only 100 ever to be made, packed and posted to you by our special goblins.

T-Shirts Ltd edition Design 1

T-Shirts Ltd edition Design 1
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Brand new limited edition t-shirts designed especially for Pledge, only 100 ever to be made, packed and posted to you.

Signed 'Trinity' EP

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The last of the Trinity EP CD that was only available at the Dec 2007 Reunion Show, A collectors item, Signed by the Band.

CD + Poster

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Handwritten Lyric Sheet

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Tell us the song of your choice and we will hand write the lyrics for you.

Postcards from the Band

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Every month until the Album is officially released one of the band will send you a postcard from the studio, or somewhere equally interesting (so at least 4 or 5).

Something Si doesn't want.

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Could be anything, but it will be entertaining.

CD (UK only) + Handwritten Thank You note

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CD (UK only) + T-Shirt Ltd Edition Design 2

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CD (UK only) + T-Shirt Ltd Edition Design 3

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CD (UK only) + T-Shirts Ltd edition Design 1

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Bedtime story

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One of the band, your choice, will read a short story over skype to your beloved little ones. Soothing or Scary…. it’s up to you. We’ll record it and send you the
MP3 too.

CD (Worldwide) + T-Shirt Ltd Edition Design 2

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CD (Worldwide) + T-Shirt Ltd Edition Design 3

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CD (Worldwide) + T-Shirts Ltd edition Design 1

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Very Special Pack CD

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Very special signed limited edition Double CD set, with an Extra CD of other tracks not on Album and special remixes by some of our famous friends, with special 24 page A4 booklet of lyrics, photos and artwork and other stuff, plus a special signed poster with your name and photo, a unique limited 3 badge set and a unique T-shirt only available with this pack in your size (Small to XXXL).

Exclusive Listening Party

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You and a friend can come to an exclusive listening party of the Finished New LP before it is released and be the first to hear the full Album. Wine and Cheese will be served by a band member.

Will be in a location in Leeds TBC

A Special Purple VIP ticket to the DV8 festival in York

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The DV8 festival will take place in York on the 21st to 24th July 2011.

This ticket will be for all gigs on all 4 days of the entire festival…. normally 49 quid, and will also get the Ticketholder a special AAA pass, with access to certain soundchecks and other groovy stuff courtesy of DV8 organiser Mr Chris Sherrington. (if you have already bought a ticket Chris will refund the difference if you pledge for one of these!). The ticket will be posted to you.

Be in a March Violets Video

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You and a friend can feature in a March Violets Video. Be prepared to dress up and take directions.

Will be in a location in Leeds TBC

Happy Birthday

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Unique birthday present for a friend (or for you).
We will do our own version of this classic song, celebrating the birthday of whoever you decide, and send it to you on a CD with a signed card and as a download.

Soundcheck and VIP to London show on 13th Nov 2010

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You and a friend can come to our soundcheck and have VIP laminate passes for the London show/Aftershow Party. If you can get there you’re in!

2 x VIP Passes show of your choice ***

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2 x VIP passes to any show of your choice, laminates posted to you or left at door. It’s like a joker you can play at any time…. If you can get there you’re in!

This pledge is fulfilled when you get the passes, it’s up to you to use them!

Guitar lesson

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Have a guitar lesson from Tom of The March Violets! Hour long, in Leeds, only available while he is over in the UK (unless you can get to Athens, Georgia!).

A signed framed original 80s March Violets poster

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Get a very rare signed framed March Violets poster from right back when it all began.

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