Warner Chappell Music (WCM) right now introduced that it has signed a worldwide publishing settlement with Australian multi-hyphenate Eddie Good. The songwriter’s work not too long ago made its Broadway debut in two extremely anticipated musicals: King Kong and Beetlejuice. King Kong, primarily based on the basic 1933 movie, opened on the Broadway Theatre in October of 2018, and Beetlejuice, primarily based on the 1988 Tim Burton flick, not too long ago opened on the Winter Backyard Theatre.
“Eddie is an extremely charismatic and hilarious man and a proficient general performer – however he may also develop lyrics that inconspicuously transfer a narrative ahead and melodies that you just go away the theatre buzzing,” mentioned Kurt Deutsch, Senior Vice President, Theatrical & Catalog Growth for Warner Chappell Music. “I am personally very proud so as to add such a really distinctive and good expertise to our repertoire, and everybody at Warner Chappell Music is thrilled to be alongside for the journey as he takes on even greater levels – each actually and figuratively.”
“I am so lucky to have met Kurt Deutsch; he is all the time been one in every of my heroes, having produced probably the most influential Broadway Solid Recordings of my technology,” mentioned Eddie Good. “It is really his creativity and enthusiasm that has formed the understanding of what the very best of Broadway might be for many who, like me, simply occur to dwell on the opposite aspect of the planet. In some ways, he bridged the hole between Australia and New York, permitting a composer like myself to really feel related to New York’s good artistic music theatre business from afar. The truth that I’m now capable of work with him, to expertise his enthusiasm and data first-hand, is a present I am unable to adequately clarify. I am new on this place, however Kurt’s perception in me and infectious ardour for the artwork kind has made this little Aussie outsider really feel welcome. I am unable to wait to see what’s subsequent, and to proceed to write down music for the theatre that mixes the very best of my experiences making music and theatre in Australia and making use of it to the world of Broadway and past.”
Eddie Good is one in every of Australia’s most various, revered and prolific author/composer/performers, having made his mark within the fields of comedy, music theatre composition, playwriting, screenwriting, classical music, jazz and performing for stage and display. As a composer/lyricist, Eddie’s credit embody The Large Con(Malthouse Theatre), Shane Warne The Musical (Token), Drink Pepsi Bitch (Malthouse Theatre), Offended Eddie, Misanthropology (Sydney Pageant), Songs From The Center (with The Brodsky Quartet), Strictly Ballroom (International Creatures) and Vivid White (Melbourne Theatre Firm).
In Australia, Eddie wrote the stage play The Beast and Vivid White for Melbourne Theatre Firm, the screenplay for the absurdist comedy The Future Is Costly for ABC tv, and co-artistically directed the Adelaide Cabaret Pageant in 2016 and 2017. Eddie might be seen on Australian tv’s Playschoolwhere he’s a presenter, as a decide on Australia’s Obtained Expertise, and on Netflix as Mick Holland within the Australian Drama/Comedy sequence Offspring. Eddie not too long ago obtained a Tony Award nomination for his rating for Beetlejuice The Musical.
Warner Chappell Music, the worldwide music publishing firm of Warner Music Group, is dwelling to a big selection of legendary songwriters and a wealthy catalog of latest hits and influential requirements. With workplaces in additional than 40 international locations, Warner Chappell Music supplies deep experience throughout a variety of artistic providers and probably the most revolutionary alternatives for songwriters and copyright holders. With a historical past relationship again greater than 200 years, the corporate at the moment publishes and administers music from Steve Aoki, BeyoncÃƒÂ©, Blur, Eric Clapton, The Dream, Gamble & Huff, Inexperienced Day, Lukas Graham, JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Led Zeppelin, Little Large City, Madonna, Alan Menken, George Michael, Julia Michaels, Lin Manuel Miranda, Katy Perry, Radiohead, Rihanna, Roc Nation, Stephen Schwartz, Slash, Stephen Sondheim, Chris Stapleton, Rod Temperton, Tove Lo, Justin Tranter, Twenty One Pilots, and Pharrell Williams, amongst many others.
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