Courtney Allison

Courtney Allison 'Moving Pieces' EP

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I'm Courtney Allison. I'm an 18-year-old, Christchurch based singer/songwriter, ready to release my debut EP. These are five songs I wrote in a period of time where I moved out of my parents' house, moved cities, lost my grandmother, started a new school and met my partner of now over a year. They're about the push and pull of life, the way time keeps pushing us forward and shapes us, over and over again. 

We are constantly taking on new forms, and these songs represent who I've been over the last couple of years.

Hi, it's nice to meet you.

 

Unfortunately, as fun and poetic as songs are to write, they're not cheap to bring to life. My partner and I are currently doing our time as broke students, which, though it is great fun, doesn't leave enough spare change lying around to record an acoustic EP, let alone when there's a whole band involved. The proceeds from this campaign will cover recording, photography, and rigorous promotions, to ensure these songs get as far as they can.

My band consists of myself on guitar and vocals, my partner on drums, his little brother on bass, and my manager's friend on lead guitar. It's a real family affair. We have such a great time in our little practice room crafting our sound, and we can't wait to share it with you. Throughout the course of this campaign, I'll be sharing lots of behind the scenes content. It's going to take your help to bring this into existence, and so I want you all to see where your money is going.

If you yourself cannot donate, please consider sharing my campaign on Facebook or Twitter, or maybe giving it a shout out on Snapchat or Instagram. Shares are just as valuable as a donation and increase our chances of hitting the target.

If you have any questions about my plan for the EP or what I'll be doing with the proceeds from this campaign, please let me know. You can reach me via Facebook or courtneyroallison@gmail.com. 

I'm excited to see where this campaign will take me, and to see who will be coming along for the ride. My younger self never believed we'd even get this far, let's show her how much further we can take this.

 

UPDATES

  • 25%

    1 DAY AGO

    Hey everyone, we're $30 from 25%! 

    There's only 9 days left in this campaign, so we have an uphill battle to get the other 75%, but if you guys are willing to work with me I'm sure we can do it.

    Please take a second to share this campaign to Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, whatever you have, feel free to use the below graphic. If you're not much of an online person, word of mouth is just as valuable.

    Thanks for doing this with me,

    Courtney

    25%
  • Here's the interview:

    2 DAYS AGO

    For anyone that missed my interview on RDU yesterday morning, you can listen to it here:

  • New Match Donor!

    2 DAYS AGO

    Awesome awesome awesome news: my amazing wonderful school Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery has joined the campaign as a Match Donor! This means the next $750 worth of donations will be doubled! Dollar for dollar, Ao Tawhiti will match your donations, until $750 has been given, so please help them help me, spread the news and consider backing the campaign :)

    Thanks everyone!

  • Radio Interview

    4 DAYS AGO

    Hey everyone! Tune into 98.5 FM at 8:20am to catch me on RDU!

    Radio Interview
  • Ao Tawhiti @ A Rolling Stone

    1 WEEK AGO

    Last night A Rolling Stone bar was kind enough to welcome a group of performers from my school, Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery, so the band stepped out of the practice room for the first time.(minus our lead guitarist) It was a great night, can't wait to do it again!

    Ao Tawhiti @ A Rolling Stone
  • 3 Weeks To Go

    1 WEEK AGO

    We have just under three weeks left in this campaign everyone! 

    We haven't gotten off to the best of starts, but there's still time to make it work. Don't forget to tell your friends if you've donated and please take a second to share the link to your social media, that in itself is an enormous help.

    Thanks!

  • Band Practice 6/08/19

    2 WEEKS AGO

    A blocked nose led to some seriously lack-luster vocals, but that never stopped my band from being awesome!

    Band Practice 6/08/19