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Kaiser Chiefs renew publishing and recording deals

By | Published on Friday 6 November 2015

Kaiser Chiefs

Those Kaiser Chiefs, who despite what you might think are still going, have signed a new global publishing deal with Imagem. Not only that, but they’ve also renewed their record deal with Fiction Records. This is all in preparation for the release of their as-yet-unrecorded sixth studio album. What a world.

Imagem MD Kim Frankiewicz attempted to justify this by saying: “Our history with the Kaisers goes back to the very beginning at Imagem. As a band they have evolved and the spirit of their songwriting has an unbound energy. I’m delighted to be working with them once more, this time on a global basis, working alongside our offices in Europe, North America, as well as our partners throughout the world”.

James Sandom of Redlight Management pleaded: “We’re delighted to sign a direct deal for Kaiser Chiefs with Imagem Music. Imagem has proven a dedicated and creative home for the band since the acquisition of Rondor Music in 2008‎, helping secure a number of substantial licenses and showing the attention to detail any artist would wish for from their publisher”.

Kaiser Chiefs have sold over six million albums. And let’s not forget that they played the O2 Arena earlier this year. If I’m being honest, I don’t really have anything against them, I just find this all really confusing. Though they were first to predict those 2011 riots, and a whole seven years early. Perhaps that’s it.