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One Liners: Unknown P, Marina, Gary Barlow, more

By and | Published on Tuesday 24 November 2020

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Comedian Munya Chawawa has signed a deal with Warner’s Atlantic Records to release music as his “posh drill rapper” alter-ego Unknown P. “Two years of sketches, one ‘Fire In The Booth’ and a few middle class bars later, and here we are”, he says. “I’m so grateful and deffo cracking open a Shloer tonight”.

Concord Music Publishing has announced a new joint venture with award-winning songwriter Hillary Lindsey called Hang Your Hat Music, which will seek to sign and work with new songwriting talent. The Nashville-based joint venture will be run by Jake Gear – who previously worked with Lindsey while at BMG – and its first signing is Chris La Corte.

Booking agency K2 has added Bullet For My Valentine to its roster. “I have admired Bullet for many years and I am honoured to be chosen to represent such an iconic British band”, says agency founder John Jackson.

Frauds have announced that they have signed to Alcopop! Records for the release of their second album ‘Long Spoons’ next year. Here’s new single, ‘Copenhagen’.



Sony/ATV UK has promoted Sarah Lockhart to the role of Heart Of A&R. Lockhart is “a born leader, a passionate A&R and one the hardest workers I know”, says her boss David Ventura.

Independent music company West One Music has announced the appointment of Dej Mahoney as the firm’s Non-Executive Chairman. CEO Edwin Cox says Mahoney’s “formidable experience adds significant support to the board and will help guide us, with healthy objectivity and appropriate distance from day-to-day operations”.

The Official Charts Company has promoted Chris Austin to the role of Operations Director. “Since joining us almost ten years ago, Chris has become a key player for the Official Charts Company – he is a natural team player, a highly skilled executive and instinctive leader”, says OCC boss Martin Talbot.



Marina has announced that each of her upcoming single releases will be accompanied by a physical zine, featuring “essays, artwork, photography, poetry” and more.

Gary Barlow has released the video for ‘Invincible’. His new solo album, ‘Music Make By Humans’, is out this week.

King Princess is back with new single ‘Pain’.

Perfume Genius has released the video for ‘Some Dream’, from his ‘Set My Heart On Fire Immediately’ album.

Soho Rezanejad has released new single ‘Sleepless Solitude’. Her new album ‘Perform And Surrender’ is out on 4 Dec.

FEMM have released the video for ‘Peach’ from their ‘404 Not Found’ EP.

Sen Morimoto has released the video for ‘Daytime But Darker’ from his eponymous debt album.



Courtney Barnett has announced a livestream performance, set to take place on 17 Dec. Tickets go on sale on Thursday here.

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

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