AU: Cut Copy Signs Global Publishing Deal with BMG
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GRAMMY-nominated and ARIA award-winning act Cut Copy has signed an exclusive global publishing deal with BMG.
The signing comes after the release of the electro-pop group’s sixth studio album Freeze, Melt in August this year.
On signing with BMG, Cut Copy said, “We’re very excited to be working with BMG as our new publisher. It’s great to see them show such support for the music we’ve been making. And we’re very much looking forward to having a motivated and proactive team working alongside us to open up new opportunities going forward”.
Heath Johns, BMG Australia Managing Director, said, “Cut Copy is a seminal Australian band who have impacted the international music landscape in a profound way. We are incredibly pleased that Cut Copy has chosen BMG as their new global publishing partner and we couldn’t be more thrilled to be helping the band launch their new music while also creating innovative ways to further enhance global awareness of their iconic back catalogue”.
Of the six studio albums released since 2004, it was the quartet’s second album In Ghost Colours (2008) that achieved breakthrough success. The album debuted at Number One on the ARIA Albums chart, and featured two of Cut Copy’s biggest hits, ‘Lights & Music’ and ‘Hearts On Fire’. ‘Lights & Music’ went on to be featured in the FIFA 09 soundtrack and reached the Top 10 of the Australian dance chart. 2011’s follow-up album, Zonoscope, debuted at number three on the ARIA Album chart, won the ARIA Awards for 'Best Dance Release' and 'Best Cover Art' and received a Grammy nomination for 'Best Dance/Electronica Album'.
Having sold out over 1,000 headline shows, Cut Copy has also played prime slots at prestigious international festivals such as Coachella, Ultra, Lollapalooza, Primavera, Pitchfork and Summer Sonic. The band has an impressive sync history, with their songs being licensed in television, games and commercials for brands including Chevrolet, Netflix, Amazon and Levi’s. Forming in Melbourne in 2001, the group will celebrate their 20th anniversary next year.
Cut Copy joins a BMG publishing roster of Australian talent including Alison Wonderland, What So Not, AC/DC, Kwame, Peking Duk, Illy, Hockey Dad, KLP, Golden Features, Meg Mac, Winston Surfshirt, Crowded House, Client Liaison, JET, SAFIA, Didirri, Montaigne, Wolfmother, Running Touch and more.
October 27, 2020 6:10pm ET by Pressparty