CONNECTICUT SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION
Compilation CD Guidelines
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--- SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
(after that date, inquire for status of deadline extension)
--- SUBMISSION DOES NOT GUARANTEE INCLUSION
SEE NEWSLETTER OR CSA HOME PAGE FOR CURRENT CD COMPILATION THEMES
1. If there are multiple writers, at least one writer must
be a current CSA member.
2. Writers may submit multiple songs, but each submission
must be designated for one specific category. You may submit
the same song for more than one category, but it must be treated as
a separate submission.
There must be a
separate release form and processing fee for each
3. Songs must be appropriate to the theme of the
compilation, as determined by CSA. (please specify which theme you are submitting for).
Songs included on a past CSA CD compilation may not
be submitted again, except in the case of new and
different arrangement of the song, e.g. by a different artist, or
different style, or significant re-write.
4. Songs must be well-produced and recorded to CD-ready,
radio-ready quality, (this can be done on a home studio as long as it sounds
well-mixed, equalized, and mastered). and the songs must be well crafted as determined by CSA. MP3 files are not acceptable. Submissions must be on CD.
5. There is a $18 non-refundable processing fee for each
song submitted, payable to CSA .
Add $3 postage if you want a copy of the CD mailed to
6. Songs must be submitted on CD, with lyric sheet, and
complete contact information on all parts of the submission package.
non-returnable. Be sure to:
INDICATE THE TIME (min:sec) of your song.
INCLUDE your e-mail
address on the CD and LYRIC SHEET.
INDICATE a website address (if applicable) where you
would like a link to point
7. All writers must sign the
RELEASE FORM and include a
separate form for each submission
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8. Submission does not guarantee inclusion. In the
event of having more qualified submissions than can be fit on 1 CD, CSA will use criteria such as order
of submission, song length, length of CSA membership, quality of recording, and any other
criteria it deems relevant to making a final determination.
9. CSA reserves the right to adjust these guidelines at any
time, and to reject selections which do not follow all parts of these guidelines.
All items - CD, Signed release, lyric sheet, and
processing fee should be sent to : CSA, PO Box 511, Mystic CT 06355