Wednesday 13 February 2013, 12:29 | By

Clapton to work with Universal to distribute his Old Sock

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Eric Clapton

Universal Music’s Polydor division will handle the release of Eric Clapton’s upcoming 21st studio album ‘Old Sock’ outside of North America via a partnership with the guitar man’s own label Bushbranch. The long player is due for released in the UK on 25 Mar, though for some reason will come out in most other markets a couple of weeks earlier.

Confirming the deal with Clapton, Universal Music Group International’s CEO Max Hole told CMU: “Eric Clapton truly is one of our living legends and everyone at Universal is absolutely thrilled to have this opportunity to work with him on his new album. With ‘Old Sock’ Eric has created an album that will delight fans everywhere and we can’t wait to bring it to them”.

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