New York-born Reach Music Publishing has entered into an exclusive worldwide administration deal with the estate of Romanthony (aka Anthony Moore) covering the DJ, producer and singer’s full catalog of over 100 songs.
The deal most notably includes his share of the global hit One More Time by Daft Punk.
One More Time, which featured Romanthony on vocals, was released as the lead track from Daft Punk’s 2001 album Discovery – an LP that concluded with another Romanthony/Daft Punk collaboration, Too Long.
Born Anthony Moore in New Jersey, Romanthony was a DJ, producer and vocalist who consistently recorded from 1991 through to his untimely death in 2013 at age 45.
Focusing on the dance house genre, he released numerous recordings and singles throughout his career and was particularly appreciated in Europe, with much of his work released prior to the explosion of dance music in the United States.
A US-based independent today headquartered in Burbank California, Reach Music and its affiliate Reach Global was founded by Michael Closter.
It represents and administers popular songwriters, artists, and catalogs across all genres, including John Mayer, Common, Zac Brown, Danzig, Ice-T, The Knack, Lisa Loeb, Public Enemy, Lindsey Stirling, and many others.
Reach signed a deal with IMPEL, the collective licensing agency representing digital music publishing rights, in February.
“Romanthony was a great DJ and artist, and his body of work is full of real gems.”
Michael Closter, Reach Music
Michael Closter, President and owner of Reach Music, said: “Romanthony was a great DJ and artist, and his body of work is full of real gems.
“We’re thrilled to be entrusted with his valuable catalog, and to work closely with the attorney for the estate, Ken Abdo, as well as Romanthony’s daughter, Ashley Johnson.”
“I sincerely appreciate the Reach team’s enthusiasm, hard work and dedication to preserving and celebrating my father’s music.”
Romanthony’s daughter, Ashley Johnson, added: “I sincerely appreciate the Reach team’s enthusiasm, hard work and dedication to preserving and celebrating my father’s music.”Music Business Worldwide