Spirit Music Group Signs T Bone Burnett To Comprehensive Catalog, Music Publishing Deal
June 17, 2015 at 11:53 AM (PT)
SPIRIT MUSIC GROUP has entered into a joint venture with songwriter/producer/soundtrack specialist T BONE BURNETT that includes an exclusive publishing agreement for his song catalog in NORTH AMERICA.
BURNETT will sign and develop songwriters and artists under the SPIRIT MUSIC GROUP umbrella and work with them to develop their songs and careers. SPIRIT MUSIC will handle creative song promotion, synch licensing, and administration services on a global basis as well as administering all of BURNETT’s extensive catalog as well as future works. BURNETT has a separate label deal with CAPITOL MUSIC GROUP (NET NEWS, 10/30/13)
Commented SPIRIT MUSIC GROUP Chairman DAVID RENZER: “We have a huge amount of respect for T BONE’s creative prowess. With his creative vision combined with SPIRIT’s song marketing/publishing expertise, our ability to find and nurture exciting talent is something the entire team is excited about. We are proud to work with T BONE, his prolific catalog of songs, and look forward to developing the best new talent through this partnership.”
Added BURNETT: “I am happy to have DAVID RENZER and his killer team at SPIRIT as allies as we go about discovering and, hopefully, affecting what the business of music looks like in the 21st century.”
T BONE has recently worked on several notable projects, including BOB DYLAN’s "The Basement Tapes," the all-star collaboration "The New Basement Tapes," BETTY BUCKLEY’s "Ghostlight" album, and the highly touted debut from RHIANNON GIDDENS.