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Orange Bellied Parrot Project / Blog

NEWS

After a long year of planning and preparing (whilst in the midst of getting married and having a child), the OBP Project is in the final stages of being launched. The project will be launched on itunes and later on CD, with thanks to all the artists for thier beautiful contributions. Proceeds from the project will be collected for the rare bird breeding facility, PRIAM Australia and thier OBP breeding facility.. You can find out more about what PRIAM does here http://www.parrotbreeding.com.au/

Thankyous

Thankyou so much to Dave Wayman and Terry Paola for your sensational contributiins...find Daves page here http://www.reverbnation.com/control_room/artist/3093214/messages/301115621#!/davewayman

Thankyou to Rocky Pounds who has recorded and u ploaded the first track for the Orange Bellied Parrot!! Check him out here; http://www.reverbnation.com/rockypounds

Thankyou so much Charles Moulton for his beautiful piano peice 'and the orange bellied parrot sings' find Charles here at http://www.reverbnation.com/charlesejmoulton#

A big thankyou to Volkmar Del Piero and his vocalists C. Muhl and M. Muhl for their contribution to the OBP project. Check out Volkmar here; https://www.reverbnation.com/turnbridgerocks

Thanks heaps to Frank, Di and Sven for creating there song and even adding the first artwork for the OBP project!! Check them out here ; http://www.reverbnation.com/sillssmith/song/14013570-hold-tight

A big Thanks heaps to JJ Stuart who donated a song to the page!! Check his awesome work out here; http://www.reverbnation.com/jjstuart

Big thankyou to Di and Sven for writing Chrysogaster and supplying more great art work, Check them out here http://www.reverbnation.com/diandsven

Thankyou so much to NO BAIL who have donated their song 'Little Bird' ; Check them out here http://www.reverbnation.com/nobail

Thanks so much to Mike Jones and BREEZE for donating their track "Little one.. check them out here; http://www.reverbnation.com/indianabreeze

Thankyou heaps to Carlos and the HSM Fusion Band Music for their fabulous donation OBP is you and me.. check them out here; http://www.reverbnation.com/hsmfusionband

Thankyou so much to Matthew Corvin for his great lyrica to Birdy Birdy.. Check out his other music here; http://www.reverbnation.com/matthewcorvin

Rocky Pounds
Rocky Pounds  (over 2 years ago)

The thanks goes to you guys. What is being done here is such a wonderful, unselfish and caring undertaking. It is nice to be a small part of the love...Rocky

Merchandise

I have big plans for releasing some merchandise from the OBP page!! I myself dabble in artistry and I know plenty of other people who like to paint.. I would like to get pictures of orange bellied parrots from artists to make merchandise to sell for proceeds! Also I would like to get some aboriginal art and dancing to make merchandise and videos to all help raise awareness and this cause! But I wont be uploading anything until we sort out the nitty grittys!

RULES

Please please please.. make it family friendly.. so no swearing or discriminatory lyrics please !! Thanks heaps

Song Ideas

A song about Bird brains A song from perspective of the bird A song about the fact they mate for life ... love songs.. A song with the same verse but its sung in all different languages Any different language songs are welcome!! and all styles welcome

Spoken word, Metal, Folk, Alternative, reggae, acoustic, punk... go for it!!

Mission Statement for this Page!!!

You might be asking yourself what does this page have to do with music?? Well Im about to tell you!! This year I have been having so much fun making music with people all over the world and it has inspired me to have fun with music again, rather than trying so hard to 'get somewhere'. I wanted to do something special not only with my music but for another source of my inspiration, the Orange Bellied Parrot, which is critically endangered here in Australia! I thought about a ‘competition’ and it had been suggested about how many ‘broken hearts’ would be left at the end of it… ? I had another idea that may be more ‘musician friendly’ (I myself don’t like competitions either). I never liked Winners and Losers and wanted everyone to feel like they are welcome, can participate under no pressure and could come to a place where they met other musos for colabs or wrote their own material and everyone could come together to try something different. Write a song for the Orange Bellied Parrot.. If we get enough songs.. We could make a compilation album.. proceeds can go directly to the organisation for the Orange Bellies (OBP’s), if we have too many, we could introduce volumes?? It could be a fun way to raise awareness for this little bird and have fun with all genres and all nations here on Reverb Nation!! Eg just imagine a grooving reggae song for the OBP!! Copyright ownership remains completely with the artists with the permission to be allowed to use it for a CD. Further details to follow!!