Monday 10 September 2012, 11:26 | By

Universal Publishing signs former Journey frontman

Deals

Steve Perry

Former Journey frontman Steve Perry signed an exclusive administration deal with Universal Music Publishing last week covering all territories outside the US and Canada. The deal covers the songs Perry penned for Journey, which includes seminal hit ‘Don’t Stop Believin’, as well as his solo oeuvre.

Confirming the deal, Universal Publishing CEO Zach Horowitz told CMU: “One of the greatest voices in the history of rock also wrote or co-wrote some of rock’s greatest songs. We couldn’t be prouder that he has chosen to bring those songs to UMPG. We look forward to working with him on both his iconic catalogue and his new songs”.

Meanwhile, Perry himself added: “I so look forward to being a part of the Universal Music Publishing Group. I know they really get what songs are about and they still believe in the magic of music”.

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