UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP AND GLASSNOTE RECORDS/INSIEME MUSIC PUBLISHING EXTEND EXCLUSIVE PUBLISHING ADMINISTRATION AGREEMENT
Deal Includes Music by New Glassnote Records Artist Panama Wedding
Santa Monica, CA, November 19, 2013 – Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) and Glassnote Records affiliate, Insieme Music Publishing (formerly known as Four Song Night Publishing), have extended their exclusive publishing administration agreement, as announced today by Evan Lamberg, President of North America, UMPG. Through the deal, UMPG will continue to administer the publishing rights of the existing catalog of songs that Insieme controls through Insieme Music Publishing as well as future works for the world (excluding Australia/New Zealand, Republic of Fiji and Papau New Guinea). The catalog features music spanning a wide spectrum of genres by both established and new artists, including the newest addition to Glassnote Records and Insieme Music Publishing, Panama Wedding, led by Peter Kirk.
“There is no one more innovative than Daniel Glass and his team when it comes to breaking boundaries and supporting artists for who they truly are. We really look forward to continuing our great partnership with Daniel, Chris Scully, Brandon Haas and everyone on the Insieme Music Publishing team,” said Evan Lamberg.
“We are all thrilled to continue working with Evan Lamberg, Paul Connolly and their excellent creative, licensing and administrative departments,” said Brandon Haas, Head of Publishing, Insieme Music Publishing.
Insieme Music Group is a full-service independent publishing company and affiliate of Glassnote Records founded by Daniel Glass, one of the most accomplished and respected figures in the music industry. The Insieme Music Publishing catalog, which UMPG will continue to administer, features songs by popular artists and songwriters including Panama Wedding, Deap Vally, Jeremy Messersmith, Robert DeLong, Half Moon Run, GIVERS, Cara Salimando and Oberhofer, to name a few. Upcoming releases by Insieme Music Publishing songwriters include Jeremy Messersmith’s album Heart Murmurs, which will be released on February 4th, 2014.
UMPG also has direct publishing agreements with a number of Glassnote Records’ most popular and successful artists, including Mumford & Sons, Chvrches, Childish Gambino, and Daughter. Mumford & Sons won Album of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards for their double platinum album Babel, which also hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. The buzzed-about electropop outfit Chvrches, who recently signed a publishing deal with UMPG, released their acclaimed debut album The Bones of What You Believe on Glassnote Records earlier this year.
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