Writer and producer Seton Daunt has signed to Bucks Music Group in an exclusive worldwide publishing deal.
Daunt began his career playing guitar as part of the band Fiction Plane, during which time he toured with artists including Snoop Dogg, The Police and Paul Weller, and played multiple headline tours across Europe and the US.
From writing with the band, Daunt began co-writing for other people, and collaborated with writer and producer team Biffco on various artist including Sub Focus and Five Seconds Of Summer, whose album went to No.1 in Australia, the UK and US with sales of 259,000 copies in the first week of release.
Daunt has gone on to have cuts with artists across a variety of genres including Kylie Minogue, Wilkinson, Barns Courtney, Steve Angello and Everyone You Know.
Recently, Daunt has also produced many of the artists he writes with including Black Honey’s debut album, Tomi and Gabrielle Aplin.
He has also composed music for TV programs such as American Ninja Warrior and Dynasty, as well as Ubisoft games, adverts for Beats by Dre, and the theme to Red Or Black.
In 2018, he received PRS Foundation’s Writer Producer Fund in association with BASCA Trust.
“Seton is such a musically rich and versatile producer and songwriter that we jumped at the opportunity to work with him alongside Carol, Fergus and the Solar Management team.”
Flash Taylor, Bucks
Bucks A&R Consultant Flash Taylor, said: “Seton is such a musically rich and versatile producer and songwriter that we jumped at the opportunity to work with him alongside Carol, Fergus and the Solar Management team.
“We are hugely excited that he has joined the Bucks family. His fantastic work with a diverse cross section of wonderful talent such as Kylie, Gabrielle Aplin, Barnes Courtney and Black Honey show his range and we look forward to what the future will bring.”
Daunt added: “Being in a band and touring has taught me a great deal about writing and performing with artists and having the capacity to collaborate in a genuine and unforced way which artists react well to.
“Having played on so many different records I have also learned how to be flexible and apply myself to multiple styles and genres of music. I’m really excited to be working with the fantastic team at Bucks.”
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