...it actually has, till this point. the recording of our cd went well, we raised the money to have it pressed, got everything in on time.... then... as soon as all our artwork went in to the pressing place, heyday records tells us they decided they want to have us as one of their bands and sign us. we've been sort of working with them for about year now so it's not out of the blue, just not so great timing on their part. we stop the presses so we can redo the artwork with their logo and barcode on it. no problem, except we're told we may not have the cds in time for our cd release party, this coming wednesday. we're willing to take the gamble. we call this week to see how things are going. guy says we may actually have them on time. we tell him we'll come to pick them up to save 2 days delivery time. yesterday, 6 days before ETA, randy (my guitarist) tells me he has a bunch of boxes sitting on his porch. he excitedly runs in the house, opens one up and lo and behold - it's our premature baby. 1000 of them in fact, but guess what... there's no heyday logo, nor their barcode. they claim that's what we "okayed" before going to print, which we did, but then CLEARLY changed. i know that he knows that i know that is a xxxxup - but he ain't admitting to it too quickly. we called immediately, told him we'd call him back after thoroughly investigating all people who had a hand in the artwork change and then get back to them. they were closed for the day when we called back. i have to call him this afternoon. these cds are pretty much useless to us now regarding our deal with heyday. to be continued.... i think i'm developing and ulcer.