One day. One day until my new album, Derivations, goes on sale. Yet a huge question still hovers over it. Will the CD version be available for sale on Friday, June 5th?
The answer, I’m sorry to say, is no.
The explanation, as I’ve stated all along, is that CD Baby, the global distributor of my CD, has temporarily closed their distribution warehouse due to the ongoing coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. They can’t get the CD to places like Amazon for fulfillment, so the CD will simply not be for sale yet.
I am unable to fulfill CD orders myself. However, here is what I am going to do. It’s what I did with the Calibrations CD release, right down to the dollar amount.
On Wednesday, June 10th, I am going to make ten (10) CDs available on eBay. They will be signed and numbered – the only ones I will ever sign and number. The purchaser can also choose to have the signature personalized. These ten CDs will be offered at the price of $50 each plus shipping and handling as computed by eBay (the purchaser will be responsible for any customs/import duties). I will ship to any part of the world that it is possible for me to ship. The CDs will be available until all ten are sold, at which time no more of this type will ever be produced.
I am truly sorry, but only downloadable MP3, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, and streaming versions of Derivations will be available on Friday, June 5th. The CDs will either have to go through this deal on June 10th or wait until CD Baby reopens their distribution warehouse.
I hope there are ten of you out there who are interested in the CD to the point of being interested in this offer. I took very good care of my customers in 2018 when I released Calibrations, and I will take very good care of my customers in 2020 when I release Derivations. I look forward to seeing you on eBay.