Music publishing major Warner/Chappell has extended its administration deal with the legend that is Burt Bacharach so to cover the UK and Ireland. The songwriter’s own company New Hidden Valley Music already used Warner/Chappell’s rights administration services in North America, Scandinavia, Israel and Greece. The new deal also includes Italy.
Bacharach said this: “After a number of years of enjoying a close association with Warner/Chappell in several territories, I have just this year expanded it to include Italy and the United Kingdom. It means a great deal to me to continue with the Warner family and to extend my creative relationship with them to the UK”.
Warner/Chappell UK MD Richard Manners added: “Everyone at Warner/Chappell UK feels deeply honoured that Burt is building on his relationship with us here. We intend to use all of our creative expertise and resource to add real value by intelligently promoting and exposing this astonishing catalogue of songs”.
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