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CMU’s One Liners: Atlantic Records, Universal Music Publishing, The Last Shadow Puppets, more

By and | Published on Tuesday 18 October 2016

Warner Music

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Atlantic Records in the UK has appointed Caroline Dollimore to the job of Director Of Publicity, and why the hell not? Dollimore was previously at PR agency Purple. “Multi-layered”, says Atlantic Records UK President Ben Cook about the hire.

• Jake Simon has been appointed to the role of Director Of Creative at Universal Music Publishing in the US. He joins the major from Atlas Music Publishing. Simon is “ecstatic” about his new job. So, that’s good.

• The Last Shadow Puppets will release a new EP, ‘The Dream Synopsis’, on 2 Dec, which features two new songs and four covers. Here’s the video for their version of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Is This What You Wanted?’, which is one of the songs on it.

• Tove Lo has released new single, ‘True Disaster’, taken from her new album, ‘Lady Wood’, which is out on 28 Oct.

• Hannah Trigwell has released the video for new single ‘Another Beautiful Mistake’.

• Basia Bulat has released the video for latest single ‘Infamous’, taken from her ‘Good Advice’ album.

• Tkay Maidza has released new single ‘Simulation’. She’s also announced that she’ll release her debut album on 20 Jan.

• Rick Astley will perform six shows in forests around the UK in June and July next year, as part of the Forestry Commission’s Forest Live initiative. Tickets and info here.

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