BMG Scores Rights to Nirvana, Tears for Fears Songs
Provided by musical4.com
The world wide music rights were acquired by BMG through a deal that gave the giant exclusive rights for albums such as The Human League, Kurt Cobain, Iggy Pop, Tears for Fears, and Take That.
The company selected songwriters from the EMI Music Publishing and Sony / ATV and declared that it will purchase music rights from the U.K. based Virgin Music Publishing Company.
The catalogue from Virgin Music Publishing Company contains songs such as About A Girl, Come As You Are, Smells Like Teen Spirit and Kurt Cobain's songs for Nirvana.
The catalogue also includes Tears for Fears, Everybody Rules The World, Karma Chamelon from Culture Club, Enola Gay of OMD, Lust for Life from Iggy Pop, and Duffy's Mercy.
BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch claimed that the catalogue includes some of the most influential and popular songs. He was quoted to say that BMG was committed to twenty-first century service and showed appreciation to the writers of the song by saying that it delighted BMG to represent them. He pledged to deliver the best for them.