BMG signs Soundgarden
By Aly Barchi | Published on Tuesday 2 April 2013
Soundgarden have announced a worldwide administration deal covering the band’s publishing rights with BMG Chrysalis in the US. The deal includes the rights in some of Soundgarden’s biggest tracks, like ‘Black Hole Sun’.
Confirming the deal, BMG Chrysalis’s US Creative Director Jill Pedone told CMU: “Soundgarden have earned their place in music history as innovators of the rock genre. We are thrilled to be working with the band during their pivotal re-emergence and their catalogue that has changed the face of rock music”.
Meanwhile the music rights firm’s EVP of Creative & Business Development Richard Blackstone added: “We are so very proud to be representing the entire body of work from this seminal band. We are honoured that they have chosen BMG to be the new home for their music, both old and new”.