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Downtown acquires catalogue of songwriter Chris Braid

By | Published on Friday 11 December 2020

Downtown Music

Downtown Music Publishing has acquired the catalogue of songwriter Chris Braid, best known for his work with Sia. Songs in his catalogue have been performed by Beyonce, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Lana Del Rey, Selena Gomez and more.

“It’s my genuine pleasure to entrust the team at Downtown with these works”, says Braide. “The songs included are some of my favourites and represent an important era of my songwriting career. I am confident that these works and my creative legacy will be well looked after by Downtown”.

“Chris’s work has helped shape so much of the musical landscape over the past decade, and I am delighted that he has entrusted Downtown to be the custodian of incredible songs from his rich and diverse catalogue”, says Mike Smith, Global President of Downtown Music Publishing. “Few have his incredible versatility or can write with his breadth, as easily at home with Beyonce and Sia as with Marc Almond and Glenn Tilbrook. He is a master of his craft and a true original”.

This deal follows several song catalogue acquisitions by Downtown this year, including those of Mickey Stevenson and Good Soldier Songs.