Christian Tattersfield’s Good Soldier signs ADA deal

Christian Tattersfield may have only just resigned as Warner Music UK boss – but he’ll be maintaining a relationship with his former employers with his new label, Good Solider Records.

Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) has announced a partnership with Good Soldier, which will see ADA cover digital and physical distribution services for new releases around the world, outside of North America.

Dan Chalmers, President, Rhino & ADA UK said, “Christian’s track record for breaking great talent speaks for itself, so this is a very prestigious signing for us and testament to our ability to work with the cream of the indie community. I’m thrilled to continue to work with Christian and to welcome Good Soldier into ADA.”

Christian Tattersfield commented, “I’m excited to return to my entrepreneurial roots with the launch of Good Soldier, and I’m delighted to be staying in the Warner family. I have a great admiration for Dan and his team.

“They really are the best in the business and genuinely care about great music. I’ve seen first-hand the extensive expertise in ADA, their impressive global infrastructure and the results they achieve when they get behind acts. I look forward to our partnership and to driving great success for new artists in the UK and beyond.”

In the UK, ADA works with labels such as Because, Epitaph, Dramatico, Defected, Eagle Rock, Stylus, Provogue, VP / Greensleeves, New State, Earache, Panegyric and Fools Gold. Big releases ADA is supporting this quarter include albums from: Stereophonics, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Caro Emerald, Katie Melua, The Rolling Stones, Paul Oakenfold, Johnny Marr, Suede, Joe Bonamassa, Motorhead, Danny Brown and Daniel Avery.

Tattersfield recently announced his departure from Warner Music UK, where he currently serves as Co-CEO with Max Lousada who will step up to CEO, Warner Music UK, in February 2014, when Tattersfield leaves the company.

Good Soldier will be the recorded music arm of the Good Soldier publishing company, which already publishes music from the likes of Birdy, The 1975, Biffy Clyro, The Wombats and Mike Crossey.Music Business Worldwide

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