Sony Music Publishing UK signs rock band Del Amitri to worldwide publishing deal

Pictured [Left-Right]: Justin Currie (Del Amitri), Alex Sheridan (Catalogue SMP UK), Andy Presvezer (Manager), Iain Harvie (Del Amitri), Tim Major (Co-MD SMP UK), Sarah Pickering (VP, Creative Sync SMP UK), William Booth (EVP, Chief Operating Officer SMP UK), Martin Hall (Manager).

Scottish alternative rock band Del Amitri has signed a worldwide publishing deal with Sony Music Publishing UK.

The agreement covers the band’s entire catalog, including the songs Roll To Me, Nothing Ever Happens and Always The Last To Know, as well as future works.

Del Amitri recently announced their first full UK tour since 2018, where the band will be performing new songs such as It’s Feelings from the forthcoming album Fatal Mistakes, out on May 28, alongside greatest hits.

Originating in Glasgow, Scotland in the mid-80’s by vocalist/bassist Justin Currie and guitarist Iain Harvie, Del Amitri’s current line-up is completed by Andy Alston (keys/percussion), Kris Dollimore (guitar) and Ash Soan (drums) who have been with the band since the ’90s.

Throughout the band’s career, Del Amitri has earned numerous accolades, including five consecutive Top 10 albums, 6 million album sales and numerous international hits.

“The Dels are delighted to have found such a powerful and proactive home for our catalogue.”

Justin Currie, Del Amitri

Justin Currie, Del Amitri frontman, said: “The Dels are delighted to have found such a powerful and proactive home for our catalogue of sometimes maudlin but often effervescent tunes at Sony publishing.

“With a new album imminent the timing feels perfect and the team at Sony have been refreshingly engaged straight off the bat.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Justin Currie and Iain Harvie from Del Amitri to Sony Music Publishing.”

William Booth, Sony Music Publishing UK

William Booth, EVP, Sony Music Publishing UK, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Justin Currie and Iain Harvie from Del Amitri to Sony Music Publishing.

“Their illustrious songwriting career which spans over four decades has given the world many crowd-pleasing anthems such as Kiss This Thing Goodbye, Nothing Ever Happens, Spit In The Rain and Always The Last To Know.

“We look forward to working with Del Amitri on their new music, and delivering the best opportunities for their classic hits.”Music Business Worldwide