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One Liners: Burna Boy, St Vincent, Marina, more

By | Published on Thursday 20 May 2021

Burna Boy


Kobalt Neighbouring Rights has signed Burna Boy to a worldwide deal. “My music is global and I have toured the globe”, he says. “I need my performance royalties collection to be on point, tidy, transparent, quick, not sure anyone does it better than KNR”.

Muna have signed to Phoebe Bridgers’ Saddest Factory Records. “We look forward to this lifelong partnership and Phoebe raising our first born children, as was included in the contract”, say the band. Bridgers adds: “I thought they were a boy band”.



Voting for the PRS Members’ Council took place at the UK collecting society’s AGM yesterday. Fiona BevanJulian Nott and Pete Woodroffe have been appointed as Writer Council Members. BMG’s Janet Anderson becomes Designated Publisher Council Member. Erica Ingham joins as an Independent Non-Executive Council Member, alongside Stephen Davidson who was re-confirmed in that post. And Simon Platz was re-appointed as a Publisher Council Member



Carrie Brownstein and St Vincent have released the trailer for their film ‘Nowhere Inn’, which was premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. It will go on general release on 17 Sep.

Marina has released the title track of her upcoming new album ‘Ancient Dreams In A Modern Land’. That album is out on 11 Jun – and on 13 Jun she will play a livestreamed launch show. Tickets for that here.

Garbage have released new single ‘Wolves’. Their new album, ‘No Gods No Masters’, is out on 11 Jun.

Amy Macdonald has released new single ‘Bridges’.

Redhino has released new single ‘Bullet’, featuring Sans Soucis.

Wu-Lu have released new single ‘Being Me.

Eliza Shaddad has released new single ‘Now You’re Alone’. She’s also announced UK tour dates in November.

Vexed have released new single ‘Fake’.

Check out our weekly Spotify playlist of new music featured in the CMU Daily – updated every Friday.

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