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Newcomer Harpreet resorts to crowdfunding for debut album

IANS 26 Aug 2014, 17:00:32 PM IST
New Delhi: Musician Harpreet is embarking upon a crowdfunding campaign to complete and launch his debut album "Ajab Ishq…maati da”, an ode to the diversity, heritage and rich Indian culture.

Composed and sung by Harpreet, the album, a bouquet of eight songs, brings forth a range of different genres of music. It has contemporary Hindi lyrics, mystical poetry by Sufi saints and more.

Capital-based Harpreet, who has performe at various music and lit fests, is halfway through the album. The songs have been composed and recorded, but he needs approximately Rs.5,00,000 to complete the remaining work like production, mixing and mastering of the songs, read a statement.

He has started crowdfunding campaign on Songdew.com, a music networking platfrom. People can contribute as small amount as Rs.500 to Rs.50,000 and there will be gifts and surprises for contributors.

In fact, to release the first song from the album, he used Songdew.com.