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Act IV and ThePumpkins.net are collaborating again to bring you another special contest. This contest will give fans a chance to win a copy of the silver edition of Zeitgeist which includes a bonus documentary DVD. This version of Zeitgeist is only being sold in Best Buy stores in the United States, but this contest is open to anyone. Contestants are required to make a cover song of a song off Zeitgeist. The winner will be decided in a random drawing. Afterwards the contestant with the best cover song will be voted upon for an additional prize. Details are below.

UPDATE: The Dealine has been reached. Congratulations to Somaziro for winning the random draw! Voting for the best cover song will begin on February 14th. Listen to all the entries now!



Prizes

The winner of the draw will receive:



1)
Zeitgeist (Album of the Year Edition)-special silver cover, includes the bonus tracks, "Death From Above", "Stellar" and "Ma Belle". Also, includes a bonus DVD called "Inside the Zeitgeist" which includes a 20 minute documentary about the album, and the official videos for "Tarantula" and "That's The Way (My Love Is). Currently, this special version of the album is only available in the U.S. and specifically at Best Buy stores.

2) Ghost Children/Friends and Enemies (AKA Ghost Children 2) This CD is a special SP tribute/charity compilation that includes 13 covers of SP songs by 13 original artists from the world . The cover songs include tracks from SP's diverse catalogue from the first 12-13 years of their career, from "Not Worth Asking" to "Home", to hits like "Today" and "1979", and fan favorites like "Set the Ray To Jerry".

3) Tarantula CD Single.

 

The person with the best cover song will receive:

 

1) Zeitgeist (Album of the Year Edition)-special silver cover, includes the bonus tracks, "Death From Above", "Stellar" and "Ma Belle". Also, includes a bonus DVD called "Inside the Zeitgeist" which includes a 20 minute documentary about the album, and the official videos for "Tarantula" and "That's The Way (My Love Is). Currently, this special version of the album is only available in the U.S. and specifically at Best Buy stores.

2)
Tarantula 7" Vinyl Single.

3)
That's The Way (My Love Is) 7" Vinyl Single.

4) Zeitgeist Special Edition with 76-page Book.



Rules


1) Submit your own cover of a song off Zeitgeist to be featured on the Act IV Myspace and ThePumpkins.net. This can include both the standard album tracks and any of the bonus tracks that were available on any of the versions of the album (eg. "Stellar", "Ma Belle", "Death from Above" and "Zeitgeist")

2) You will get one entry into the draw for submitting your cover to be featured on the Act IV Myspace and ThePumpkins.net, but you will receive additional entries into the draw if you help us with promotions. Additional entries into the draw include:

A) Adding one of the covers up on the Act IV Myspace that are from our recent fan tribute/charity compilation, Ghost Children 2/Friends and Enemies on to your Myspace page, and keeping them up there for at least a week (an exception would be made if the track is taken down before a week is over). You must contact the Act IV Myspace in order to receive credit for the additional entry.

B) Posting bulletins and blogs about the draw and the Ghost Children 2 charity compilation. You will receive an extra entry in the draw for every blog or bulletin you post. Of course, they can't be half-hearted posts. You must contact the Act IV Myspace in order to receive credit for the additional entry.

C) Buying a copy of Ghost Children 2/Friends and Enemies will also earn you an additional entry into the contest. Remember, this album is for charity! A referral number may be entered into the upload form. If you need a referral code from your purchase, please contact the Act IV Myspace.

3) If you record a few different covers, please only submit what you think best represents yourself or your band as musicians. And remember, only submit covers of Zeitgeist era tracks. Ghost Children 2 and Act IV related projects in the past already have the 1988-2000 SP songs covered.

4) After the draw, the best cover song will be voted upon. The winner will receive the second copy of the silver edition of Zeitgeist.

5) Deadline for submitting your entry is February 7th, 2008.



Upload


Upload your cover song using the form below. Any audio format is acceptable. They will be converted if necessary. MP3 is preferred. 

Before you upload, remember that you can receive additional entries in the draw by helping us with promotions as outlined in the rules above.

If you feel like you
may need to update these fields in the future, you may want to register on ThePumpkins.net before you upload.



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