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One Liners: France Billet, Bluewater Music, A-ha, more

By | Published on Monday 4 November 2019



German live music firm CTS Eventim last week completed its previously announced acquisition of a 48% stake in French ticketing company France Billet. “Now we will work together on ensuring that France Billet can profit from our technology and our pan-European network as best as possible”, says CTS Eventim CEO Klaus-Peter Schulenberg. “We want to offer our customers in France attractive services, a powerful platform and a wide range of offerings”.



Music publishing outfit Bluewater Music has appointed Liam McMellon to the role of Creative Director. He joined the company as a consultant in 2017. “We’re THRILLED to continue our work with Liam”, says the firm’s Peter Roselli. “His extensive experience and deep knowledge of the UK music industry aligns with Bluewater’s vision to further develop its international growth”.



A-ha are releasing a new documentary about the making of their classic ‘Take On Me’ video in three parts on their YouTube channel. The first episode is available now.



Dua Lipa has released the video for new single ‘Don’t Start Now’.

Sigrid has released new song ‘Home To You’, taken from the soundtrack of new movie ‘The Aeronauts’. She also has a run of sold out UK shows coming up later this month.

Mura Masa has released new single ‘No Hope Generation’. His second album, ‘RYC’, is out on 17 Jan.

Noah Cyrus has released new single ‘Fuckyounoah’, featuring London On Da Track.

I Am Karate have released the video for new single ‘Original’. “We had so much fun making this video”, they say, “Running around in Stockholm with a camera just enjoying life and making some noise. We hope that this one can spread some joy and love now that winter is coming”.



Whitesnake and Foreigner have announced a co-headline UK tour next summer. What could make this better? How about if Europe were supporting? Yeah, throw that in too. It’ll all kick off at The O2 in London on 31 May. Tickets go on sale on Friday.

Envy have announced UK shows in December, hitting Bristol’s Thekla on 11 Dec, Manchester’s Gorilla on 12 Dec and London’s Oval Space on 13 Dec. The band’s new album, ‘The Fallen Crimson’, is out on 7 Feb. Here’s a trailer.

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