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Scouting For Girls’ Roy Stride signs to Warner/Chappell

By | Published on Wednesday 3 October 2018

Roy Stride / Warner/Chappell

Scouting For Girls frontman Roy Stride has done a deal with Warner/Chappell that will see the company rep all of his annoying pop songs all across this daft planet.

As well as writing songs for Scouting For Girls, Stride has written and produced for other artists such as Luke Friend, Union J, 5 Seconds Of Summer, The Vamps, McBusted and One Direction. So there you go, six other reasons to hate him in one convenient pack.

Mike Smith, MD over at that there Warner/Chappell Music UK, says: “Transitioning from a popstar into a first class songwriter is a skill very few artists achieve, but Roy has made it seem effortless. As a champion of great pop music, I’m delighted that one of the very top British pop songwriters is joining the Chappell family”.

Stride himself adds: “I’ve only ever heard wonderful things about Warner/Chappell when speaking to other writers – and that’s not something you always hear artists say about their publisher! It feels like the perfect time to join Chappell and the prospect of getting to work with some of their incredible writers is really exciting”.