AP Music Royalties Acquires Publishing Catalog of Songwriter Bill Padley

AP Music Royalties Acquires Publishing Catalog of Songwriter Bill Padley

AP Music Royalties acquires publishing catalog of Scottish songwriter Invoice Padley with hits from Atomic Kitten, Ronan Keating, Shayne Ward, and extra.

AP Music Royalties Fund (APMRF) has acquired the publishing rights catalog of Scottish songwriter and producer Invoice Padley. Padley is greatest recognized for co-writing such hits as “That’s My Purpose” by X-Issue winner Shayne Ward and “Complete Once more” by Atomic Kitten.

Different notable songs written by Invoice Padley embody “Finest In Me” by the boy band Blue, Atomic Kitten’s “The Tide Is Excessive,” and Ronan Keating’s “Pleasure and Ache.” Padley additionally has producer credit for the artists above, in addition to the Fugees, Sheryl Crow, and extra.

“I’m glad to place my lifetime’s songwriting work within the succesful and trusted fingers of the Various Companions Staff, and I’m excited to cooperate with them sooner or later,” says Invoice Padley.

“Over nearly 40 years, Invoice has written greater than 200 songs which have been carried out and recorded by numerous high-profile artists, contributing considerably to the UK and worldwide music panorama,” provides Darren Michaelson, Music Supervisor of APMRF. 

“After buying the producer rights of a number of iconic Spice Ladies hits in September of final 12 months, we’re notably glad to now even have an curiosity within the Atomic Kitten evergreen hits ‘Complete Once more’ and ‘The Tide Is Excessive’ in our portfolio. We thank Invoice for his belief and help.”

That acquisition follows the heels of APMRF’s acquisition of the publishing rights catalog of Chris Demetriou — a British songwriter lively since 1966. Demetriou’s work contains “He’s Gonna Step On You Once more” by John Kongos, the No. 4 hit on the UK Singles Chart in 1971.

Famously, the music was re-recorded in 1990 as “Step On” by The Glad Mondays, a right away business success each within the UK and the US. “Step On” was included on the 100 Best Singles of All Time listing by Q Journal in 1999.

“The Glad Mondays are the pioneers of the Manchester sound by bridging the Manchester unbiased rock music of the Eighties and the rising UK rave scene,” notes Michaelson. “With ‘Step On,’ initially written by Chris Demetriou, we’re thrilled to have such a gem inside our portfolio.”


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