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One Liners: Joe Strummer, EMMA, Liam Payne, more

By | Published on Monday 24 September 2018

Joe Strummer

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Warner/Chappell has signed a new deal to control the songs catalogue of Clash frontman Joe Strummer. The news comes ahead of the release of a new compilation – ‘Joe Strummer 001’ – this Friday. “I am excited to know that we will be representing Joe’s incredible music at Warner/Chappell”, says the firm’s MD Mike Smith. “It’s an honour to be entrusted with his legacy”.

• The recently formed European Music Managers Alliance has announced that Per Kviman and Virpi Immonen have been elected as the organisation’s first Chair and Vice-Chair. They also respectively head up MMF Sweden and MMF Finland.

• Liam Payne has released the video for the title track of his new EP, ‘First Time’, featuring French Montana.

• The Black Eyed Peas have released the video for new single ‘Big Love’. Their new album, ‘Masters Of The Sun’, is out on 12 Oct.

• AlunaGeorge have released new single ‘Superior Emotion’, featuring Cautious Clay. The track is taken from a new EP, ‘Champagne Eyes’, which is due out on 5 Oct.

• The Struts have released the video for new single, ‘Primadonna Like Me’, which features a little cameo from Alice Cooper.

• Petite Noir has released new track, ‘Beach’, featuring Danny Brown and Nukubi Nukubi.

• Three Trapped Tigers’ Matt Calvert has released new track, ‘Mute Heart’. It’s taken from his debut solo album, ‘Typewritten’, which is out on 12 Oct.

• Highasakite have released new single, ‘I Call Bullshit’. They’re also set to play Omeara in London on 20 Nov, with UK and Ireland dates to follow in February and March next year.

• Helena Deland has released new track ‘Lean On You’. It’ll appear on new EP ‘From The Series Of Songs ‘Altogether Unaccompanied’ Vol III and IV’, out on 19 Oct.

• Estrons have released the video for new single, ‘Body’. Their debut album, ‘You Say I’m Too Much, I Say You’re Not Enough’, is out next month.

• Wovoka Gentle have released new single ‘1000 Opera Singers Working In Starbucks’. They’ll headline the ICA in London on 8 Nov.

• Many Voices Speak has released the video for new single ‘Tank Town’. She plays her debut UK show at London’s Servant Jazz Quarters tonight.

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

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