New Signings January 29, 2020

Native Tongue announces deal with Marc Hunter’s estate

Native Tongue announces deal with Marc Hunter’s estate

The extensive catalogue of the late Marc Hunter will be represented by Native Tongue Music Publishing.

A deal has been struck between Native Tongue and the state of Hunter, best known for his work with New Zealand rock outfit Dragon.

Hunter co-wrote classics including ‘April Sun In Cuba’, ‘Rain’ and the Todd Rundgren produced ‘Dreams of Ordinary Men’. Dragon were inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2008

“Marc was such charismatic frontman with a fantastic voice,” said Native Tongue managing director Jaime Gough.

“It’s a real privilege to be granted the right to represent his classic catalogue of songs. We’re looking forward to a successful relationship with Wendy and the family.

“The passion they display for Marc’s music is amazing and we’re excited to be part of the team.”

Hunter’s catalogue joins writers represented by Native Tongue including Stuart Crichton, Courtney Barnett, Aldous Harding, Marlon Williams, The Amity Affliction, Andy Mak, Vallis Alps, The Jezabels, Alex Lahey, Don McGlashan and Dave Dobbyn.

“Bella, Jackson & I are so very excited to sign recently with the brilliant publishing company, Native Tongue, to represent Marc’s iconic music catalogue worldwide!” said Wendy Hunter.

“We feel so grateful to be a part of the Native Tongue family & look forward to an exciting future together.”

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