ISC Deadline Approaching! Enter Your Songs Now!

Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2002 23:18:01 -0400
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Subject: ISC Deadline Approaching! Enter Your Songs Now!
From replies @ songwritingcompetition.com Sat Aug 24 21:47:13 2002
Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2002 23:18:01 -0400
From: "ISC"
To: "Hchc"
Subject: ISC Deadline Approaching! Enter Your Songs Now!


THE DEADLINE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITING COMPETITION IS APPROACHING! ENTRIES MUST BE POSTMARKED BY SEPTEMBER 30! SCROLL DOWN TO THE BOTTOM FOR AN ENTRY FORM!

OASIS CD MANUFACTURING HAS BEEN ADDED AS THE SPONSOR OF
THE $5,000 CASH PORTION OF THE GRAND PRIZE!


Do you want to win great prizes and gain exposure in the music industry? Enter your songs now to win a Grand Prize of $5,000 in cash and $25,000 in merchandise/services and a chance to have your music heard by the music industry's top decision makers and musicians!

A total of $65,000 in prizes will be shared by 27 winners. All musicians, bands, songwriters, and solo artists are invited to participate!

ISC is a new annual songwriting competition that provides the opportunity for both aspiring and established songwriters to have their songs heard in a professional, international arena and gain the kind of exposure needed to further their careers. NOTE: You are being sent this message as someone interested in the
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:-:-:-:-:-: THE JUDGES :-:-:-:-:-:
ISC judges include some of the most high-profile, influential members of the music industry. Here's your chance to get your music heard by these industry movers and shakers (as well as win fantastic prizes and cash)!

ISC judges include:

- Monte Lipman (President, Universal Records)
- Rob Thomas (Lead Singer/Songwriter, Matchbox 20)
- Jeff Fenster (SR VP and Head of A&R, Island/Def Jam Music Group) - Arif Mardin (VP/GM, Manhattan Records)
- Andy Summers (Performer and former member of The Police) - Kim Stephens (VP A&R, Atlantic Records),
- Eddie Kramer (Producer/Engineer, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, etc.)
- David Bendeth (SR VP A&R, RCA Records)


Categories include: Pop, Rock, Country, Folk/Singer-Songwriter, R&B/Blues, Hip-Hop/Rap, World Music, and Lyrics Only. Entrants may submit multiple songs in as many categories as they wish.

ISC accepts online electronic submissions (MP3 files) as well as postal mail submissions.

FOR MORE INFO AND TO ENTER ONLINE, CLICK HERE!
http://www.songwritingcompetition.com
Scroll down to the bottom of this email to print out an entry form.


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:-:-:-:-:-: MEDIA PARTNERS :-:-:-:-:-:

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2002 ISC Entry Form

Please print out this form and include it with your entry. You may use one form for multiple entries. You may enter as many songs as you want in multiple categories!

You may also enter electronically at http:www.songwritingcompetition.com

Entries must be postmarked on or before September 30, 2002!

Each entry must include the following:
1. Signed entry form
2. Song(s) on CD or tape (song must be less than 5 mins. in length) 3. Lyrics for each entry (please include English translation if available) typed or printed legibly
4. Payment of $30 US currency per single-entry song. Additional entries are $20 each.

Name:



Address: ________________________________________________________

City/State/Zip/Country:


Phone:



Email:



Website (if any):


Band (If applicable);


How did you hear about the International Songwriting Competition?


Song Title #1:


Category: ________________________________________________________

Writer(s):


Song Title #2:


Category:



Writer(s):


Song Title #3


Category:



Writer(s):


Song Title #4:


Category: __________________________________________________________

Writer(s):


Entrant may submit as many songs as desired in each category. Entrant may also enter the same song in more than one category. If you want to submit more than the four song titles alloted on this form, please xerox this form or add the songs on an attached piece of paper and include with your entry.

The categories are as follows:

Pop/Top 40
Rock/Alternative
Country
R&B/Blues
Folk/Acoustic/Singer-Songwriter
Hip-Hop/Rap
World Music
Lyrics Only

Payment Method (please circle one):

Cash Check/Money Order AMEX VISA Mastercard

Make your check or money order (in U.S. dollars only) payable to: International Songwriting Competition

Total Number of Entries:
(First entry is $30. All additional entries are $20. If you enter one song in multiple categories or more than one song in one or multiple category(ies), your entry fee must correlate to the number of individual entries. For example, if you enter one song in two categories, your fee will be $50. If you enter two songs in two categories each, your fee will be $90. If you enter 4 songs in one category, your fee will be $90).

Total Amount Enclosed:__________________

Credit Card Information:


Name on card:


Card number:


Expiration Date:


Address (as it appears on billing statement):



I the undersigned, (Print Name):


, authorize the organizers of the International Songwriting Competition (ISC) to charge my credit card for the amount listed above, which covers the entry fee necessary for my submission into the above mentioned competition. I understand that this entry fee is non-refundable, and I have read and understand the Rules And Regulations as posted on the ISC website. Signature: _______________________________________________

I certify that I am the writer or co-writer of the song(s) or lyrics submitted. I also certify that I have read, understood and accept the rules and regulations of the International Songwriting Competition. If entrant is under 18 years old, the signature of a parent or guardian is required.

Signature:



Date: __________________________________________________________________

Mail all entries to:
International Songwriting Competition
Zero Governors Avenue, #6
Medford, MA 02155


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