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One Liners: Jade Thirlwall, Florence And The Machine, Sigrid, more

By | Published on Thursday 10 March 2022

Jade Thirlwall

DEALS

Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall has signed a solo deal with Sony’s RCA. She’s also signed a management deal with Irving Azoff’s Full Stop Management. This all follows her 2019 publishing deal with Sony Music Publishing.

Warner Music has signed Indian star Diljit Dosanjh to a global record deal. Collaborations with Tory Lanez and Diamond Platnumz are in the pipeline. “I’m delighted to be collaborating with Warner Music”, he says. “Together, we’ll take Indian music way beyond the usual diaspora audiences to the top of the global charts”.

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APPOINTMENTS

Beggars Group has promoted Brandon Becker to Global Head Of Streaming. Meanwhile, Matthew Gawrych joins from FUGA as US Streaming Director, Marissa Esposito has been promoted to US Junior Streaming Account Manager, Shaun Delaney becomes Senior Streaming Lead in the UK, and Molly McIntyre has moved from the radio department to become UK Junior Streaming Account Manager.

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RELEASES

Florence And The Machine will release new album ‘Dance Fever’ on 13 May. That’s the big Florence And The Machine news.

Following her recent success with Griff, Sigrid is back on her own again with new single ‘It Gets Dark’. “I believe you need to feel the lows in life to feel the highs, and you have to know what sucks to then properly appreciate the good stuff”, she says. “‘It Gets Dark’ is an ode to that. I honestly don’t think I’ve ever been as excited about a single release before”.

Father John Misty has released new single ‘Goodbye Mr Blue’. His new album, ‘Chloë And The Next 20th Century’, is out on 8 Apr.

Everything Everything have released new single ‘Teletype’. The band’s AI assisted new album ‘Raw Data Feel’ is out on 20 May.

Pussy Riot have released new single ‘Laugh It Off’, featuring Vérité and Latashà. Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova has also co-founded a Web3 fundraising platform for aid in Ukraine, which has raised over $7 million.

Oumou Sangaré has released new single ‘Wassulu Don’. Her new album, ‘Timbuktu’, is out on 29, and she will play Royal Festival Hall in London on 15 Jun.

Melody’s Echo Chamber has released ‘Personal Message’, the second single from her upcoming new album ‘Emotional Eternal’, which is out on 29 Apr.

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GIGS & TOURS

PinkPantheress has announced UK and Ireland shows next month, which will include a four night residency at the Scala in London. Other dates will hit Dublin, Manchester and Glasgow.

Autechre will play the Barbican in London on 7 Oct. Tickets go on sale tomorrow.

Liraz will play King’s Place in London on 19 May, as part of the Songlines Encounters Festival. She’s also released a new Polocorp remix of her track ‘Lalei’.

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