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Marc Almond signs to PRL for Performer Rights (NR) admin!

Marc Almond is an internationally acclaimed artist with a career spanning four decades and over 30 million records sold worldwide. Safe to say the boy from Southport continues to influence and shape a new generation of musicians!.

Marc released a new single ‘How Can I Be Sure’ (9th August 2017). Taken from Marc’s forthcoming 60’s inspired collection of orchestral pop nuggets - ‘Shadows And Reflections’ (released 22 Sep) - ‘How Can I Be Sure’ is Marc’s reinterpretation of a Young Rascals track.

Marc Almond’s deep affection for expertly arranged 1960s pop has been prevalent throughout his. His versions of ‘Jacky’, ‘The Days Of Pearly Spencer’, ‘Tainted Love’, ‘Something’s Gotten Hold Of My Heart’, and ‘What!’ have become much treasured recordings.

2017 cements the 60th Birthday year for the singer who the Observer noted, “has never stood still” and comes after the great success of the Top 10 album ‘Hits And Pieces’, which was followed by a sold-out Spring tour including a triumphant show at London’s Roundhouse. A new UK tour starts on 3rd October 2018 at London’s Royal Festival Hall, and across 18 dates, Marc will perform with a full orchestra playing songs from ‘Shadows And Reflections’ as well as other known and lesser known gems from the period.

Lastly, after many years with PRL’s associate client CRI, Marc has signed his Performer Rights administration direct to PRL.

Welcome Marc!

NHMM inks label NR admin deal with PRL!

NHMM the newly formed label arm of long established indie publishers Notting Hill Music has just inked a global Neighbouring Rights deal for the label with PRL.

Read all about the new venture below and watch initial releases from Brown & Gray , and JUIC3BOX + Alice France!

Welcome NHMM!!

Ian Burden (The Human League) joins PRL direct for Performer Rights (NR) admin!

A member of The Human League in their hit making glory years Ian Burden left Graph to join the Sheffield mega group in 1980 providing keyboards and bass, staying with the band until 1987.

Now back recording after nearly 3 decades away PRL is pleased to announce that Ian has joined our roster directly!

Andy Lee (Love To Infinity) joins PRL direct for Performer Rights admin!

Andy Lee of Grammy Nominated Multi Platinum record Producers / Remixers Love To Infinity is very pleased to sign a performer rights admin deal direct with Performance Rights Ltd in August 2017.

Love To Infinity have produced and remixed 39 number 1 hit records, over 90 top 40 hit records worldwide and have over 65 platinum, gold and silver discs to their career tally so far, working for artists like Michael Jackson, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Cher, Mariah Carey, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera etc

Love To Infinity have just completed music for the film score for the movie 'AWAY' staring BAFTA winner Timothy Spall and Juno Temple and are currently working on the music score for the new action feature film - 'THE INTERCEPT'

Frank Farrell joins 23rd Precinct for Performers Rights admin via PRL!

Frank Farrell has become a reputable figure within the electronic music industry, having honed his skills as both an artist and engineer.

In this time, Frank has played of some of the country’s leading nightclubs, as well as international appearances in New Zealand, Ibiza and Ireland.

Whilst the majority of Frank's electronic music work has been within the more underground scenes, Frank has received support on BBC Radio One with multiple releases and also achieved notable releases within the Drum & Bass and House genres; including remixes of 99th Floor Elevators and X Factor favourite Peyton. Furthermore, Frank is part of the DA Industries soundtrack design team, who were behind the VGX Award winning soundtrack for DJ Hero and additional computer games titles for Sony and Codemasters.

Outside of the dance scene, Frank has also worked in a more traditional studio environment as an engineer working with live acts, adding a further string to his bow in music production.

Now PRL's administered clients 23rd Precinct bring Frank's performer rights to their expanding rights catalogue.

Earl Slick joins PRL direct for Performer Rights administration!

From the spacey sounds of seventies David Bowie, to the seminal solo work of John Lennon, to the gritty resurgence of punk pioneers the New York Dolls, Earl Slick has had two hands in shaping the sounds that have come to define legends. Slick got his start in the club scene of his hometown, New York City, where he quickly gained a reputation as a unique and talented guitarist. In 1974, friend and lm composer Michael Kamen recommend Slick to David Bowie as Mick Ronson’s replacement on the Diamond Dogs tour.

Although Bowie supplied most of the guitar work on Diamond Dogs, Slick managed to duplicate and expand on the tracks
while injecting his own style into the live show, resulting in one of the greatest live rock guitar albums of all time, David Live, recorded at the Tower Theater in Philadelphia in 1974.

Slick remained with Bowie for his next two studio albums, which saw the singer transform into his “Thin White Duke” persona, resulting in the classic Young Americans (1975) and the more experimental Station to Station (1976). It was around this time that Slick met John Lennon, who would ask Slick to join him in the studio a few years later on what would turn out to be Lennon’s nal studio album, Double Fantasy.

During this time, Slick launched his solo career, resulting in the records Razor Sharp (1976) and Earl Slick Band (1976). Slick’s collaborative effort - Phantom, Rocker & Slick - formed with ex-Stray Cats Slim Jim Phantom and Lee Rocker, also made a solid mark on the rock charts, releasing their selftitled debut in 1985, and it’s follow up Cover Girl, in 1986.

In the following years, Slick would continue to record and tour with some of the world’s most in uential artists. In 2000, Slick accepted an offer to rejoin Bowie full-time, touring steadily and appearing on Bowie’s 2002 studio effort, Heathen, and 2003’s Reality. “Earl is a legendary guitar star and a musician of great feeling,” says Bowie. “His playing is earthy, timeless and never less than stellar.” In 2003, Bowie, Joe Elliott (Def Leppard), Robert Smith (The Cure), and other notables joined Slick for his solo release, Zig Zag.

In April 2016, Slick was joined by Rolling Stones backing vocalist Bernard Fowler for the Station to Station Revisited tour in the UK and Japan. Early 2017, Slick joined Bowie alumni for the "Celebrating David Bowie" world tour and collaborated with Francis Whatley & BBC to create "Rock n Roll Guns For Hire: The Story of the Sidemen " released July '17 in the UK.

Now Slick joins PRL directly for Performer Rights administration after many years as a CRI client ( CRI's roster now being admin'd by PRL since 2015).