Legendary singer-songwriter John Prine has joined forces with PledgeMusic in support of his forthcoming album, The Tree Of Forgiveness, his first record of original material in 13 years. With all funds raised benefiting the Stoneman Douglas High School Victims’ Fund, Prine will offer signed material exclusively through his PledgeMusic campaign. The album is set for release on April 13, 2018.
Pledgers can pre-order the album in digital, CD, and vinyl form nowon Prine’s campaign page. The leader in artist-to-fan marketplace platforms, PledgeMusic allows artists to get more personal with their fans, offering pledgers updates straight from the band and items not available anywhere else.
For the album, Prine teamed with Grammy-winning producer Dave Cobb to record in Nashville’s historic Studio A, enlisting an impressive roster of friends to sing along. Along with Prine, Cobb (acoustic guitar, mellotron, claps, kazoo) and his longtime band, the album features special guests Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell, and Amanda Shires.
The landmark album and tour follow a noteworthy 2017, which included an “Artist of the Year” award at the Americana Music Honors & Awards and a Chicago/Midwest Regional Emmy Award for his “Chicago Voices” performance with Renée Fleming. Last year also saw the release of Prine’s debut book, John Prine Beyond Words, which includes a selection of favorites songs, photographs and stories from Prine’s beloved catalogue.
Fans who pre-order the album through PledgeMusic will have the exclusive opportunity to pledge on signed copies of The Tree of Forgiveness. A digital download of is included with each offer. Additionally, one of two official test pressings of the album, signed by Prine, is available to pledgers for a limited time.
To pre-order the album and unlock the chance to pledge on one-of-a-kind signed material, please visit: www.pledgemusic.com/johnprine