Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 9, 2009
Just in time for the holidays comes the perfect gift for music lovers and puzzle lovers combined.
The Silver Key, the latest release from acclaimed Austin band "The Weirdo Deluxe" doubles as an armchair international treasure hunt wherein the new tunes and CD package provide clues to a Jackpot. In a unique twist, the jackpot grows for every CD sold.
Inspired by Kit Williams' "Masquerade," The Silver Key, CD from the Austin-based band The Wierdo Deluxe launches a national treasure hunt. Teachers, music teachers and geography classes alike will be able to hunt for the treasure through listening to the CD and using the CD packaging as well.
In the grand tradition of Nick Bantock's cleverly packaged books, Steve McAllister - head "Wierdo" took the CD packaging on step further and enlisted a bevy of accomplished musicians to play on The Silver Key CD.
Listeners and puzzle solvers alike can find all the clues to solve the hunt and get to a JACKPOT at http://www.findthesilverkey.com .
"It's a game, but the console is your CD player," says the CD's producer/creator Steve McAllister (Varitone Records). "But make no mistake, it's a difficult challenge." Performers on the CD include Ian Moore, Ian McLagan (Small Faces), Dave Gregory (XTC), and a host of Austin's Finest!
Wierdo Deluxe was most recently featured on Fox's Good Day Live in Austin - http://www.myfoxaustin.com/dpp/good_day/live_music/111609-Live-Music-The-Weirdo-Deluxe .
The Silver Key, doubles as an armchair international treasure hunt wherein the new tunes and CD package provide clues to a jackpot. In a unique twist, the jackpot grows for every CD sold.
McAllister says, "If we sell a million CD's the prize money will be a million, one thousand dollars." The CD can be ordered from http://www.findthesilverkey.com.
McAllister adds, "A kid has a great chance of finding the key by thinking 'how would I hide it myself?' I hope that music teachers and geography classes will see this CD as a superb way to combine the arts and geography all at the same time."
Headed by long-time Austinite McAllister, "The Silver Key" is the band's 5th release.
Track Listing: The Beginning, HIKJ, I'm Gonna Write Show Tunes, Where The Blue Meets The Blue, Got To Find A Way, You Can Tell, Ever Upward, Star Light, Star Bright, My Silver Key, Peace & Love, The Story So Far, In One.
Mastered by Bob Olhsson: Key: Danielle Becker; Layout & design: Ashley Savage Williams. Available on Varitone Records.
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Check the http://www.findthesilverkey.com website for more information.