Lostboy signs to Warner Chappell
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British songwriter and producer Lostboy has signed a worldwide music publishing deal with Warner Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group.
Lostboy, also known as Peter Rycroft, has created music with a multitude of international and UK pop music powerhouses – with current and forthcoming works including collaborations with Anne-Marie, Ella Eyre, Kehlani, Nina Nesbitt, Why Don’t We, alongside recent writing sessions with Birdy, Jason Derulo, Julia Michaels, Lewis Capaldi and Tom Grennan.
Lostboy says: “This feels like a really exciting time for me. I’ve been working with some great producers, songwriters and artists, while also getting my own artist project off the ground. Saul and the whole Warner Chappell team have been there every step of the way. The energy and passion they’ve shown already has blown me away and I can’t wait to work with them in this next phase of my career.”
Saul Fitton, International Creative Manager, A&R, Warner Chappell Music UK, adds: “It’s fantastic that Lostboy’s joining the Warner Chappell roster. The team’s extremely excited about the opportunity to support such a brilliant artist, songwriter and producer.”
Mike Smith, Managing Director of Warner Chappell Music UK, concludes: “Lostboy’s one of the hottest names in today’s music scene and I’m delighted that he’s placed his trust in us. Our ambitions match his and the sky’s the limit for this creative genius.”
Lostboy’s other projects include his own artist duo AboutAGirl (with Tom Mann), whose debut track ‘Forest Fire’ recently received its first Radio 1 play in its ‘Best New Pop’ selection, plus remixes for Dua Lipa, and a forthcoming one with Dermot Kennedy.
Adding to his impressive CV, Lostboy produced the energised live version of ‘Holler’ for the recent Spice Girls UK stadium tour, Spiceworld 2019, which took in 13 shows and sold almost 700,000 tickets.
Source Warner Chappell Music
July 15, 2019 12:43pm ET by Pressparty