Fur Patrol's "Pet" 20th Anniversary Vinyl Pressing

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Fur Patrol's "Pet" 20th Anniversary Vinyl Pressing

Project 2020-07-03 18:31:55 +1200

HOLY WHAT... TWENTY ACTUAL YEARS! (Are you sure they're not dog years?)

 

 

Our platinum-selling debut album Pet is twenty years young this year, and has been completely out of circulation for almost as long. To celebrate this milestone (and fulfill a long-held dream) we are going to press Pet on vinyl – a limited edition run of 12" double LPs, in beautiful gatefold packaging (that's the fancy one what opens and closes like, well, an album!).

 

On its first outing, Pet spent a total of 30 weeks in the charts! It contains the singles Andrew, Holy, Spinning A Line, and the song which knocked Destiny's Child off the number one Christmas spot in 2000... you know her name... Lydia. This time around, we are officially including, for the very first time, the oh-so-'90s "hidden track" Bottles & Jars (seriously, did you even know it was there???).

 

We have a number of our original Furry team on board to help us with this pressing, including designer (and small toy torturer) Andrew B. White, who is lovingly fattening the CD artwork up to LP size; and the songs themselves have been remastered by Welli-whizz Mike Gibson, who was in the studio with us all those (but not that many) years ago, as our Pet engineer!

 


 

REWARDS!

 

Everyone who pledges to help us make the plastic thingies will receive a digital download of Pet, in the file format of your choice. As a bonus, we are proud to offer to you a digital EP of our live performance at Radio New Zealand's sadly decommissioned Helen Young Studios. Recorded by RNZ stalwart/treasure Andre Upston in 2000, the EP features beautiful live recordings of Holy, Andrew, Hauling You Around, and (of course) Lydia, plus two rarities – Fall (which was the B side to Andrew), and the never-before-released Just Like You. Ngā mihi nui, Radio New Zealand!!!

 

You can pre-order your copy of the LP, but why stop there? For just a squidge more, you can have your name printed in the album credits! Like, in the artwork! Because, seriously, we can't do this without you.

 

Because we no longer live in the same city (or even same side of the planet. Waaaaah.) any more, we can't all sign these records. Instead, we are offering limited edition signed prints of the album cover. These will be printed in Paris & signed by Steve, who will send them to Simon in Melbourne who will sign & send to Andrew in Wellington, who in turn signs them & sends them to Julia in Auckland. Literally halfway across the world – just like the song says (Not Your Girl, in case you were wondering).

 

We are also offering copies of our second album Collider on vinyl; private concerts either live-streamed or in actual real-life in your own home; and, here's the goody... your very own personalised live recording of Lydia, with YOUR NAME in place of you-know-who's. This would make a great gift... just sayin'.

 

evil bear

 

 

EXPENSES.

 

Your contribution will help cover the following:

 

Mastering $1,800.00
Pressing + printing $13,000.00
Artwork $1,000.00
PR/marketing $2,500.00
Shipping+packaging $3,950.00
Pledge Me fees $1,400.00
TOTAL $23,650.00

 

So yeah, that's about the size of it. We'd like to thank you in advance, and hope you'll hop on board and help us achieve our long-held dream. We will be fur-ever grateful! (Sorry, we couldn't let that one go to waste.)

 

Ngā mihi, aroha nui!

 

x Fur Patrol.

 

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Updates 2

Past the two-thirds mark!

17/09/2020 at 2:52 PM

Holy smokes, whānau – we're over two-thirds of the way there! We're going to be adding a couple of new rewards this weekend as some have been snaffled up, but there is still one more "Not Your Lydia" left... Just sayin'. ;)

 

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaand we're off!

07/09/2020 at 9:22 PM

With a snarl and a roar! This is all so exciting, and we are blown away by your immediate response. Thank you for leaping on in, we feel very loved right now. xFP.

    Pledgers 146

    Chad Bishop
    2020-09-08 03:43:12 +1200
    Chris Osborne
    2020-09-08 03:15:46 +1200
    Richard Bullock
    2020-09-08 03:02:06 +1200
    Anonymous pledger
    2020-09-08 01:02:19 +1200
    Cara Gledhill
    2020-09-07 23:57:23 +1200
    Simon Green
    2020-09-07 23:48:44 +1200
    Nick Cairney
    2020-09-07 23:33:37 +1200
    Karl Sheridan
    2020-09-07 23:06:05 +1200
    Sam Luddon
    2020-09-07 23:02:15 +1200
    Phil
    2020-09-07 22:53:27 +1200
    Andrew Jones
    2020-09-07 22:43:54 +1200
    Anonymous pledger
    2020-09-07 22:27:28 +1200
    Kate Donald
    2020-09-07 22:09:05 +1200

    "Huge love and congrats to you guys! Love love love from Kate and Dwayne and Saskia xx"

    Christopher Bishop
    2020-09-07 22:04:30 +1200
    Gareth
    2020-09-07 21:44:01 +1200

    "Choice!!!!"

    Dave Willbrew
    2020-09-07 21:33:05 +1200
    Jonty MisterCuddles Penney
    2020-09-07 21:12:54 +1200
    Robert Deakin
    2020-09-07 20:50:39 +1200
    Anonymous pledger
    2020-09-07 20:38:20 +1200
    Natalie
    2020-09-07 20:27:56 +1200

    "Literally my wildest dream coming true. Ka rawe!"

    Lisa cotter
    2020-09-07 20:18:48 +1200
    Anonymous pledger
    2020-09-07 20:00:48 +1200

    "I like this so, so much x"

    Cameron Crawford
    2020-09-07 19:39:51 +1200

    "All the Best with the campaign x Cam and Pip"

    Darryl Monteith
    2020-09-07 19:38:51 +1200

    "Please come and play Smash Palace in Gisborne! (We own it and helped pull together a free show you played outside The Works in Gizzy in 2000 - the week that Lydia went Number 1). My wife Kerry and I are HUGE fans of this album and can’t wait to give it a proper spin."

    NF
    2020-09-07 19:35:31 +1200
    Aaran Jack
    2020-09-07 19:08:12 +1200
    Catherine J Simpson
    2020-09-07 18:57:39 +1200

    "Awesome stuff Julia and guys! Really looking forward to hearing this fantastic album on vinyl."

    Jess DuceyPledgeMe Staff
    2020-09-07 18:41:33 +1200
    Sean Spurdle
    2020-09-07 18:37:47 +1200

    "Best of luck guys!"

    Shane Duncan
    2020-09-07 18:34:57 +1200

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    Followers of Fur Patrol's "Pet" 20th Anniversary Vinyl Pressing

    Fur Patrol's "Pet" 20th Anniversary Vinyl Pressing

    Project 2020-07-03 18:31:55 +1200

    HOLY WHAT... TWENTY ACTUAL YEARS! (Are you sure they're not dog years?)

     

     

    Our platinum-selling debut album Pet is twenty years young this year, and has been completely out of circulation for almost as long. To celebrate this milestone (and fulfill a long-held dream) we are going to press Pet on vinyl – a limited edition run of 12" double LPs, in beautiful gatefold packaging (that's the fancy one what opens and closes like, well, an album!).

     

    On its first outing, Pet spent a total of 30 weeks in the charts! It contains the singles Andrew, Holy, Spinning A Line, and the song which knocked Destiny's Child off the number one Christmas spot in 2000... you know her name... Lydia. This time around, we are officially including, for the very first time, the oh-so-'90s "hidden track" Bottles & Jars (seriously, did you even know it was there???).

     

    We have a number of our original Furry team on board to help us with this pressing, including designer (and small toy torturer) Andrew B. White, who is lovingly fattening the CD artwork up to LP size; and the songs themselves have been remastered by Welli-whizz Mike Gibson, who was in the studio with us all those (but not that many) years ago, as our Pet engineer!

     


     

    REWARDS!

     

    Everyone who pledges to help us make the plastic thingies will receive a digital download of Pet, in the file format of your choice. As a bonus, we are proud to offer to you a digital EP of our live performance at Radio New Zealand's sadly decommissioned Helen Young Studios. Recorded by RNZ stalwart/treasure Andre Upston in 2000, the EP features beautiful live recordings of Holy, Andrew, Hauling You Around, and (of course) Lydia, plus two rarities – Fall (which was the B side to Andrew), and the never-before-released Just Like You. Ngā mihi nui, Radio New Zealand!!!

     

    You can pre-order your copy of the LP, but why stop there? For just a squidge more, you can have your name printed in the album credits! Like, in the artwork! Because, seriously, we can't do this without you.

     

    Because we no longer live in the same city (or even same side of the planet. Waaaaah.) any more, we can't all sign these records. Instead, we are offering limited edition signed prints of the album cover. These will be printed in Paris & signed by Steve, who will send them to Simon in Melbourne who will sign & send to Andrew in Wellington, who in turn signs them & sends them to Julia in Auckland. Literally halfway across the world – just like the song says (Not Your Girl, in case you were wondering).

     

    We are also offering copies of our second album Collider on vinyl; private concerts either live-streamed or in actual real-life in your own home; and, here's the goody... your very own personalised live recording of Lydia, with YOUR NAME in place of you-know-who's. This would make a great gift... just sayin'.

     

    evil bear

     

     

    EXPENSES.

     

    Your contribution will help cover the following:

     

    Mastering $1,800.00
    Pressing + printing $13,000.00
    Artwork $1,000.00
    PR/marketing $2,500.00
    Shipping+packaging $3,950.00
    Pledge Me fees $1,400.00
    TOTAL $23,650.00

     

    So yeah, that's about the size of it. We'd like to thank you in advance, and hope you'll hop on board and help us achieve our long-held dream. We will be fur-ever grateful! (Sorry, we couldn't let that one go to waste.)

     

    Ngā mihi, aroha nui!

     

    x Fur Patrol.

     

    Comments

    Past the two-thirds mark!

    17/09/2020 at 2:52 PM

    Holy smokes, whānau – we're over two-thirds of the way there! We're going to be adding a couple of new rewards this weekend as some have been snaffled up, but there is still one more "Not Your Lydia" left... Just sayin'. ;)

     

    Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaand we're off!

    07/09/2020 at 9:22 PM

    With a snarl and a roar! This is all so exciting, and we are blown away by your immediate response. Thank you for leaping on in, we feel very loved right now. xFP.

      Chad Bishop
      2020-09-08 03:43:12 +1200
      Chris Osborne
      2020-09-08 03:15:46 +1200
      Richard Bullock
      2020-09-08 03:02:06 +1200
      Anonymous pledger
      2020-09-08 01:02:19 +1200
      Cara Gledhill
      2020-09-07 23:57:23 +1200
      Simon Green
      2020-09-07 23:48:44 +1200
      Nick Cairney
      2020-09-07 23:33:37 +1200
      Karl Sheridan
      2020-09-07 23:06:05 +1200
      Sam Luddon
      2020-09-07 23:02:15 +1200
      Phil
      2020-09-07 22:53:27 +1200
      Andrew Jones
      2020-09-07 22:43:54 +1200
      Anonymous pledger
      2020-09-07 22:27:28 +1200
      Kate Donald
      2020-09-07 22:09:05 +1200

      "Huge love and congrats to you guys! Love love love from Kate and Dwayne and Saskia xx"

      Christopher Bishop
      2020-09-07 22:04:30 +1200
      Gareth
      2020-09-07 21:44:01 +1200

      "Choice!!!!"

      Dave Willbrew
      2020-09-07 21:33:05 +1200
      Jonty MisterCuddles Penney
      2020-09-07 21:12:54 +1200
      Robert Deakin
      2020-09-07 20:50:39 +1200
      Anonymous pledger
      2020-09-07 20:38:20 +1200
      Natalie
      2020-09-07 20:27:56 +1200

      "Literally my wildest dream coming true. Ka rawe!"

      Lisa cotter
      2020-09-07 20:18:48 +1200
      Anonymous pledger
      2020-09-07 20:00:48 +1200

      "I like this so, so much x"

      Cameron Crawford
      2020-09-07 19:39:51 +1200

      "All the Best with the campaign x Cam and Pip"

      Darryl Monteith
      2020-09-07 19:38:51 +1200

      "Please come and play Smash Palace in Gisborne! (We own it and helped pull together a free show you played outside The Works in Gizzy in 2000 - the week that Lydia went Number 1). My wife Kerry and I are HUGE fans of this album and can’t wait to give it a proper spin."

      NF
      2020-09-07 19:35:31 +1200
      Aaran Jack
      2020-09-07 19:08:12 +1200
      Catherine J Simpson
      2020-09-07 18:57:39 +1200

      "Awesome stuff Julia and guys! Really looking forward to hearing this fantastic album on vinyl."

      Jess DuceyPledgeMe Staff
      2020-09-07 18:41:33 +1200
      Sean Spurdle
      2020-09-07 18:37:47 +1200

      "Best of luck guys!"

      Shane Duncan
      2020-09-07 18:34:57 +1200

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