Other notable announcements and developments today…
• Music publisher Warner/Chappell has signed one of those worldwide deals with Andy Burrows, who you may know from his drumming days in Razorlight, though he’s done plenty more interesting things than that. Burrows is “so pleased” by the new deal.
• Following the previously reported closure of booking agency UTA’s Toronto office, one of the agents who worked there, Zaed Maqbool, is relocating to Dubai to work for Live Nation. And why the hell not? Less snow though.
• Charlotte Broutin is the new Head Of Music at Ticketmaster France. Obviously! She joins the Live Nation ticketing firm from Fnac’s France Billet.
• Here’s that new single by definite non-Twitter user Morrissey that we mentioned yesterday.
• Dolly Parton is releasing a children’s album on 13 Oct titled ‘I Believe In You’. “My first album was released 50 years ago and it’s been an amazing 50 years since then”, she says. “I am very excited that now I’m coming out with my first children’s album in all of those 50 years”. Profits will go to her Imagination Library charity.
• Kiran Leonard went to see the Pope visiting Portugal to canonise a couple of kids. Photographs and video of the trip make up the video for his new single, ‘Something Beyond Reason’.
• Pom Poko have released the video for new single ‘You’ll Be Fine’. Don’t watch it if you have an irrational fear of bananas.
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