Dan Deacon’s new album America is set to be released on August 28th, but you can pre-order it now and get in on a cool contest at the same time. Fans who pre-order the CD, limited edition translucent LP (limited to 500), or digitally through Domino Mart will be sent immediately upon purchase a 2 feet x 3 feet fabric flag featuring the America album artwork taken by Richard Endres of Lake Placid. The very same flag accompanying the “Lots” single! All LPs, CDs and downloads will ship to arrive around release date. Remember the flags are available to purchase as a stand alone item from both the Domino Mart and the Dan Deacon merch table.
But wait there’s more!
However you get it, between the day you receive it and October 1st, it’s on you to take a photograph of your flag waving, trailing, flapping or resting somewhere significant and share it with Domino on Tumblr and Instagram with the hash tag #dandeaconamerica and you’re automatically entered in DAN DEACON WINNABLE FLAG PHOTO CONTEST. They’re looking for two undeniable images to use as the cover of a forthcoming Dan Deacon single as well as a limited run of posters in addition to a cash prize. Rules and restrictions are applicable and they do ask you try to avoid breaking the law and/or putting yourself in danger in pursuit of the ultimate photo.
You can see submissions at the Dan Deacon site right now.
There is no limit to the number of photos a participants can submit. Your first shot may not be your best, therefore keep’em coming! Once your photo is shared on your public Instagram account or Tumblr with the proper hashtag #dandeaconamerica you’ll automatically be entered to win one of the three prizes outlined below.
Prizes include: FIRST: In addition to a cash prize of $250 your photograph will be used as the cover of a future Dan Deacon single! Plus you’ll receive 1 of 5 translucent LP test pressings of Dan Deacon’s America. SECOND: Your photograph will be used in a limited edition run of Dan Deacon posters. Plus you’ll receive 1 of 5 translucent LP test pressings of Dan Deacon’s America. THIRD: Win 1 of 5 translucent LP test pressings of Dan Deacon’s America.
Entry Deadline: October 1st, 2012 Rules and restrictions may apply.