George Harrison’s solo recordings transfer to Darkish Horse Data/BMG, bringing his publishing and recorded music below one roof

    George Harrison’s solo recordings transfer to Darkish Horse Data/BMG, bringing his publishing and recorded music below one roof

    BMG has introduced a deal to carry the solo recorded works of George Harrison to Darkish Horse Data/BMG.

    George Harrison’s solo recordings transfer to Darkish Horse Data/BMG, bringing his publishing and recorded music below one roof

    Whereas Darkish Horse Data/BMG already administers the music publishing of George Harrison, it’s going to now additionally function his label residence.

    BMG notes that his music publishing catalog and recordings will now, for the primary time ever, be below one roof, at BMG.

    Selection experiences that Harrison’s household retains the rights to the artist’s catalog.

    Beforehand in 2022, BMG introduced it had entered into a worldwide publishing settlement with the George Harrison Property to manage the Harrisongs catalog comprising greater than 200 songs written with the Beatles, the Touring Wilburys and Harrison’s solo profession.

    The partnership introduced at present (February 21) expands on the connection with Harrison’s legendary Darkish Horse Data, with BMG serving as its world companion and infrastructure throughout recorded music, music publishing, and merchandise, whereas creating additional areas of enterprise.

    Harrisongs Restricted, the music publishing entity created by Harrison, accommodates his practically two dozen songs written with the Beatles together with the band’s hottest track on streaming companies.

    Amongst these songs are: Right here Comes The Solar, in addition to I Me Mine, Whereas My Guitar Gently Weeps, and the US Quantity One single One thing, his songs from the 2 albums recorded by supergroup The Touring Wilburys that includes Finish of the Line, Deal with with Care,  She’s My Child, and Inside Out, in addition to the 12 studio albums of solo works.

    In January 2020, BMG entered into a worldwide partnership with Darkish Horse Data, which was based by George Harrison in 1974 as a spot for his solo work and a house for supporting different artists. The label is now led by his son Dhani Harrison, and David Zonshine.

    The settlement initially introduced catalog releases from the file label and Harrison’s Indian label imprint HariSongs, in addition to Joe Strummer’s solo works, together with The Mescaleros.

    Current Darkish Horse Data releases embrace the latest recordings from Billy Idol Cage, The Roadside and Completely satisfied Holidays with upcoming releases together with, Benmont Tench’s much-anticipated new studio album, 16 albums from Leon Russell’s recorded catalog spanning 1984 – 2013, Deep Purple’s Jon Lord, and a worldwide publishing administration deal for Joe Strummer’s solo publishing catalog that includes lots of of songs together with all three Mescaleros albums, his scoring contributions, in addition to the sixth and ultimate Conflict album Reduce The Crap.

    Darkish Horse and BMG’s partnership has expanded to incorporate DH Merchandise, described as a “one stop-shop providing artistic design by means of fulfilment”, together with the launch of recent merchandise shops for George Harrison, Joe Strummer, Johnny Ramone, and extra partnerships with Touring Wilburys, Elizabeth Taylor, Leon Russell and Buddy Holly; in addition to the introduction of the Darkish Horse Sounds wellness music collection.

    “22 years since his passing, for what would have been his eightieth birthday, I’m overjoyed to announce that we’re bringing my father’s music catalogue again residence to Darkish Horse Data, the corporate he began again in 1974.”

    Dhani Harrison

    Dhani Harrison stated: “22 years since his passing, for what would have been his eightieth birthday, I’m overjoyed to announce that we’re bringing my father’s music catalogue again residence to Darkish Horse Data, the corporate he began again in 1974.

    “We look ahead to releasing solely the best of packages and hope the followers be part of us on the deepest of dives into our archives as we proceed to develop his legacy by means of our partnership with BMG, beginning with the discharge of his whole again catalog in Spatial Audio, for the primary time, on Apple Music.

    “We additionally will probably be utilizing this chance to make all of the customized restricted vinyl that we will get away with. Completely satisfied eightieth Dad!!! We love you at all times.”

    “It is a banner day for BMG, bringing collectively for the primary time the track and recorded rights of one of many best musicians in standard music historical past below one roof. Solely BMG can do that.”

    Hartwig Masuch, BMG 

    BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch, stated: “It is a banner day for BMG, bringing collectively for the primary time the track and recorded rights of one of many best musicians in standard music historical past below one roof.

    “Solely BMG can do that. We look ahead to working with the George Harrison Property and Darkish Horse Data to advertise George’s peerless music to generations outdated and new.”

    “We’re proud to carry all of George Harrison’s music collectively, below one roof, and are very grateful for Olivia and Dhani’s belief in BMG.”

    Thomas Scherer, BMG

    Thomas Scherer, BMG President, Repertoire & Advertising, New York and Los Angeles, stated: “For years we’ve got had a tremendous partnership with Dhani and David that continues to develop to today.

    “What started as working with Dhani on his personal albums and publishing, to the re-launch and growth of the Darkish Horse Data enterprise, collectively we imagine in offering white glove service for artists, globally, with monumental alternatives to develop.

    “We’re proud to carry all of George Harrison’s music collectively, below one roof, and are very grateful for Olivia and Dhani’s belief in BMG.”


    In celebration of Harrison’s eightieth birthday, Darkish Horse/BMG have additionally launched his whole catalog in Dolby Atmos encompass sound solely on Apple Music.

    Harrison’s recorded catalog options 12 studio albums of solo works together with his debut Wonderwall Music (soundtrack to the movie Wonderwall), the US and UK chart-topping, 7x Platinum-certified triple album All Issues Should Cross that includes the No.1 single My Candy Lord, What Is Life, Isn’t It A Pity, All Issues Should Cross, and the US No.1 Residing In The Materials World that includes the No.1 single Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth), by means of the Platinum-certified Cloud 9 that includes his No.1 charting cowl of Bought My Thoughts Set On You, to his ultimate studio album Brainwashed that includes the Grammy award-winning Marwa Blues.

    The catalog additionally consists of the stay double album Stay In Japan, that includes Eric Clapton; 4 compilations Let It Roll – Songs by George Harrison, Early Takes Vol 1, The Apple Years 1968-1975, and The Darkish Horse Years 1976-1992.Music Enterprise Worldwide