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CMU’s One Liners: MoZella re-signs with Sony/ATV, US Girls sign to 4AD, some Drake stuff, and more

By | Published on Wednesday 15 April 2015


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Sony/ATV has extended its publishing deal with MoZella, who has written songs for artists like Miley Cyrus, Madonna, Rihanna, One Direction and Kelly Clarkson. “Successful”, said Sony/ATV US Co-President Rick Krim.

• The twice approved US Girls have signed a new record deal with 4AD, and will release a new album later this year. First single, ‘Damn That Valley’, is here.

• Drake would like it to be known that his surprise mixtape ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’ will be released in physical form on 21 Apr, and also that kissing Madonna wasn’t as bad as those photos made it look. And also, if there’s still time, that he has a new track you can listen to.

Approved musician Empress Of has released a new track, called ‘Water Water’. Listen to it right here.

• Field Music have recorded a new score for 1929 film ‘Drifters’, which they’ll be releasing for Record Store Day. They’ll also be performing the score in cinemas around the UK in May and June. Details here.

• Former Gallows frontman Frank Carter will release an EP with new band Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes on 4 May. They’ll also be touring in June. Dates here.

• D’Angelo will play the Roundhouse on 13 Jul. Details and tickets here.

• Happy Mondays will tour to mark the 25th anniversary of their ‘Pills N Thrills And Bellyaches’ album. Dates here.

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