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EMI signs Rascals

By | Published on Tuesday 28 February 2012


EMI has signed London-based pop outfit Rascals to its Virgin Records imprint, with their first release for the label expected later this year. Whether Virgin is still part of EMI when that happens remains to be seen. Fun.

Rascals’ co-manager Elias Bally told CMU: “We are very proud to have signed to EMI/Virgin. With experienced A&R players such as Jade Richardson, Glyn Aikins, Nick Burgess, Miles Leonard and EMI’s premiership marketing team, it made perfect sense. We believe and both hope we can justify their decision to sign us and look forward to forging a successful partnership”.

Virgin’s VP A&R Nick Burgess added: “The signing of Rascals is something everyone at Virgin is very excited about. We love that they are a unique band with four individual stars and great songs. Rascals are a breath of fresh air for the UK music scene and we have no doubt that fans of all kinds of music are going to connect with them”.