Music Copyright Solutions and Steve Glen conclude exclusive worldwide administration deal
December 14, 2006
New agreement includes synchronisation rights for film, TV and advertising
London, December 14, 2006 - Music Copyright Solutions plc ("MCS") has signed a new long-term exclusive agreement to administer the publishing interests of Steve Glen Music, Blue Melon Music, Spacepod TV and Sportfan TV. The agreement includes management of synchronisation rights in the recorded masters in Steve Glen's Blue Planet catalogue. MCS will also explore synchronisation opportunities for the catalogue in film, TV, advertising and other mediums.
Steve Glen has an eclectic catalogue including his own great songs and masters by artists such as Hot Chocolate, Gloria Gaynor, Dollar, and Sinita. He also has audio rights in all Barbara Cartland's books, writes TV themes, songs and produces TV programmes.
Steve is currently engaged in producing a two-part TV documentary on the life and death of iconic TV comedian, Dick Emery. The programmes, entitled "Five weddings and a funeral" will air in 2007. He is also assembling a TV series based on the life and work of top British songwriters.
MCS creative director, Guy Fletcher commented: "Steve Glen is an accomplished creative all-rounder across many disciplines principally as a writer and producer. We are thrilled and excited at the prospect of working with such a rich catalogue."
For further information:
Music Copyright Solutions 020 7868 5391 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Guy Fletcher, Creative Director
Notes for Editors:
MCS is a leading independent music publisher, and home to many of the world's finest composers and songwriters. Through its 100% owned subsidiary Diamond Time, which is based in New York and Santa Monica, MCS is also a major music copyright clearing agent in the United States. MCS Asia based in Hong Kong, was recently established to acquire, manage and administer ownership of music in China and throughout the continent. MCS's owned or part-owned catalogues contain work recorded by artists across the musical spectrum, including Ray Charles, Tom Jones, Bananarama, Metallica, Fat Boy Slim as well as The Classical Master Series. Royalty administration is undertaken for over 1,500 clients including Arts & Entertainment, National Geographic, Endemol UK and many individual composers.