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Stevie Van Zandt Partners with Primary Wave Music

Stevie Van Zandt Partners with Primary Wave Music

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Stevie Van Zandt companions with main unbiased writer Major Wave Music for a stake in producer royalties from his collaborations with Bruce Springsteen and far more.

Major Wave Music has partnered with singer, songwriter, and producer Stevie Van Zandt. The multimillion-dollar deal sees Van Zandt and the world’s main unbiased writer be a part of forces to handle the artist’s music publishing and recorded music catalogs, together with a portion of his title and likeness rights.

Phrases of the deal additionally embrace a stake in producer royalties from Van Zandt’s work with Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, in addition to band member and producer royalties from his collaborations with Bruce Springsteen. These collaborations embrace landmark albums like The River and Born within the USA, with songs like “Hungry Coronary heart,” “Glory Days,” and “Dancing within the Darkish.”

Moreover, phrases embrace entry to Major Wave’s advertising and marketing crew and publishing infrastructure, together with digital technique, licensing, synch alternatives, and movie/TV manufacturing.

Van Zandt says he “couldn’t be extra excited to discover this partnership” with Major Wave: “They’ve an unimaginable observe file for being inventive and proactive. Trying ahead to seeing what sort of enjoyable we are able to have with these songs I’m nonetheless actually happy with.”

Stevie Van Zandt’s songs have been carried out for greater than 5 many years by stars like Nancy Sinatra, Meat Loaf, Ronnie Spector, Damian Marley, Brian Setzer, Michael Monroe, Gary U.S. Bonds, Jimmy Barnes, Black Uhuru, and lots of extra.

Highlights of the deal embrace his impassioned protest anthem, “I Am A Patriot,” (famously lined by Jackson Browne, Pearl Jam, and others), the theme music for his critically acclaimed 2019 Netflix sequence, Lilyhammer, and Darlene Love’s vacation hit, “All Alone on Christmas,” (featured in movies like Dwelling Alone 2: Misplaced in New York, and Love Really).

“Stevie’s legendary profession speaks for itself,” says Samantha Rhulen, Senior Vice President, Enterprise & Authorized Affairs at Major Wave Music. “His expertise as a songwriter and producer is famend. We couldn’t be extra excited to have him be a part of the Major Wave household, and our crew is able to dig into this unimaginable catalog.”

Stevie Van Zandt grew to become recognized for serving to create the “Jersey Shore” sound with the Asbury Jukes earlier than turning into a founding member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Avenue Band. Van Zandt grew to become a profitable solo artist in his personal proper, recording and performing together with his band Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul whereas additionally producing albums for artists like Darlene Love, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, The Cocktail Slippers, The Breakers, and lots of extra.