New Signings October 28, 2020

‘We are incredibly pleased that Cut Copy has chosen BMG’: Heath Johns

‘We are incredibly pleased that Cut Copy has chosen BMG’: Heath Johns

Grammy-nominated band Cut Copy has signed a global publishing deal with BMG.

It comes in the wake of the August release of their sixth studio album Freeze, Melt which peaked at #5 on the UK dance album charts.

The band, who played their last gig in 2020 in Melbourne to 10,000 fans, intends to follow up the album’s overseas success with a tour of Europe next year as part of their 20th anniversary.

On signing with BMG, Cut Copy said, “We’re very excited to be working with BMG as our new publisher. It’s great to see them show such support for the music we’ve been making.

“We’re very much looking forward to having a motivated and proactive team working alongside us to open up new opportunities going forward”.

BMG Australia managing director, Heath Johns, added: “Cut Copy is a seminal Australian band who have impacted the international music landscape in a profound way.

“We are incredibly pleased that Cut Copy has chosen BMG as their new global publishing partner and we couldn’t be more thrilled to be helping the band launch their new music while also creating innovative ways to further enhance global awareness of their iconic back catalogue”.

The band has an impressive sync history, with songs being licensed in television, games and commercials for brands including Chevrolet, Netflix, Amazon and Levi’s.

Formed in Melbourne in 2001, their breakthrough in Australia came with second album Ghost Colours (2008) which debuted at #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart, and featured two of their biggest hits, ‘Lights & Music’ and ‘Hearts On Fire’.

‘Lights & Music’ was featured in the FIFA 09 soundtrack which scored in 22 countries, and reached the Top 10 of the Australian dance chart.

2011’s follow-up album, Zonoscope, debuted at #3 on the ARIA Albums Chart, won the ARIA Award for Best Dance Release and Best Cover Art and received a Grammy nomination.

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