Sep 19, 2023 2 min read

One Liners: Blue Raincoat, Kim Petras, Simply Red, Griff + more

BDi signs Jerub; Season Of Mist signs Eivør; Blue Raincoat co-founder to step down; Warner Chappell hires Rachel Jacobson; new releases from Kim Petras and Mette; live shows from Simply Red and Griff

One Liners: Blue Raincoat, Kim Petras, Simply Red, Griff + more


BDi Music has signed Jerub to a worldwide publishing deal. “We are super excited to be working with Jerub and his team”, says BDi Music MD Sarah Liversedge. “His live performance is awe-inspiring, his songwriting is jaw-droppingly on point, and he is one of the most humble people I have met in the industry. We are behind him all the way to the top”.
Eivør has signed to Season Of Mist to release a new album in 2024. "My team and I are incredibly proud and excited to work with Season Of Mist", she says. "After a few years of self-releasing my music, I am very much looking forward to becoming part of the SOM family and to all the new adventures that lay ahead”.


Blue Raincoat Music co-founder Robin Millar has announced that he is stepping down as Chair of the company, but he will continue to work with the business as a Creative Consultant. In that new role, the music producer and entrepreneur will advise "on creative decisions across the company’s roster, and will oversee mixing and mastering operations company-wide", including for the Chrysalis Records catalogue, which Blue Raincoat acquired in 2016 and now controls in partnership with Reservoir.
Warner Chappell has appointed Rachel Jacobson to the newly created role of Senior Vice President, Creative Sync. “We’re reimagining our approach to the creative side of sync at Warner Chappell to better align with the rapidly evolving media and streaming landscape”, says EVP Global Sync & Media Original Music, Rich Robinson. “Rachel is deeply engrained in the TV, film and advertising worlds, with strong ties to the songwriting community, making her the ideal leader to help us recalibrate our creative offerings and double down on writer development for sync. I’m THRILLED to have her join us for this new chapter”.


Kim Petras has surprise released previously shelved album ‘Problematique’, just as she prepares to begin touring her debut album ‘Feed The Beast’, which came out in June.
Mette has released new single ‘For The People’. Her new EP ‘Mettenarrative’ is out on Friday. She will also play a sold out show at The Lower Third in London on 28 Sep.


Simply Red have announced an arena tour to mark their 40th anniversary. “But they can’t have been around for 40 years yet”, I hear you cry. Well, they haven’t, these shows are going to take place in 2025. He’s a planner, that Mick Hucknall. “Fans can expect to hear all their favourite Simply Red tracks from 1985 to the present, and enjoy a memorable night celebrating the incredible journey that we've been on together over the past four decades”, he insists. Tickets go on general sale on Thursday.
Griff has announced that she will play EartH in London on 18 Oct. Tickets are on sale now.
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