While She Sleeps go independent for new album, launch crowd fund

September 14, 2016
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English band While She Sleeps are going independent for their new album. They've launched a crowd fund for the initiative on PledgeMusic, which you can donate to here.

Watch While She Sleeps make the announcement in a mini-documentary video directed by Tom Welsh below.

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“After 10 years of dealing with the ups and downs of the music industry we have decided to continue our journey independently and self release our third full length album, available now for pre-order on PledgeMusic,” the band says on their PledgeMusic page. “All money raised goes directly towards funding the the new album, artwork, music videos, touring and everything that keeps our band alive.”

While She Sleeps are 46% to their goal with 59 days left in the campaign. When fans donate, they can choose between ordering the album on a range of formats and exclusive merchandise, “including one-off items made by us at the Sleeps HQ in Sheffield,” as the band says.

In the video, the band talks about how they built a While She Sleeps headquarters in a warehouse, using all recycled materials.

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“Anyone who pre-orders an item will receive an Access Pass & special updates from the band during the recording process and over the course of the coming months watch the music & artwork come to life solely because of your support,” the band continues on their PledgeMusic page.

All purchases come with an instant download of “Civil Isolation,” While She Sleeps' new single that premiered on Daniel P. Carter's BBC Radio 1 Rock Show. Listen to that here.

Written by Caitlyn Ralph