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One Liners: Spirit Music, Ian Brown, Julia Michaels, more

By | Published on Monday 28 January 2019

Spirit Music

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Spirit Music execs Jon Singer and Ross Cameron have completed a buyout of the music rights company. “There is a powerful shift occurring within the music industry and this new dynamism means that Spirit, with our amazing songwriters, dedicated team and 75,000 songs, is especially well-positioned for growth”, says Singer.

• Ian Brown has released the title track from his upcoming new solo album, ‘Ripples’. The album is out this Friday.

• Julia Michaels has released a new EP, ‘Inner Monologue Part 1’, and lead single, ‘Anxiety’, featuring Selena Gomez. “I wanted it to be a little satirical, because anxiety is typically such a dark topic,” she goes on. “It’s something that when you talk about it, you don’t talk about it with a smile. I guess it’s my way of trying to take my power back from anxiety”.

• Underworld have released the second part of their year long ‘Drift’ project, ‘Appleshine (Film Edit)’.

• David Gray has released new single ‘Watching The Waves’. The track is taken from his upcoming new album ‘Gold In The Brass Age’.

• Royal Trux have released the video for the title track of their upcoming new album ‘White Stuff’.

• Lion Babe have announced that they will release new album ‘Cosmic Wind’ on 29 Mar Here’s new single, ‘The Wave’, featuring Leikeli47.

• Kokoko have released the video for their track ‘LOVE’, featuring Nyangombe.

• Ängie is back with new single ‘IDGAF’. It’s not a Dua Lipa cover.

• King Crimson will play three shows at the Royal Albert Hall from 18-20 Jun to mark their 50th anniversary.

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