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Month August 2009

Sir Simon Rattle’s album to be made available digitally before official release date

EMI and Gramophone magazine offer exclusive early access to Sir Simon Rattle’s album three weeks ahead of release. In a music industry first the album will be delivered to users using the new TellJack music distribution platform. August 21, 2009 — The Gramophone Listening Room is officially launching with some of the greatest names in the [...]

Norah Jones to release brand new album on EMI’s Blue Note Records in November 2009

Produced by Jacquire King, album features new band members & songwriting collaborations with Ryan Adams, Okkervil River’s Will Sheff, & Jesse Harris August 20, 2009 — New York, NY — Multiple Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Norah Jones will release her fourth studio album on Blue Note Records this November. Jones wrote nearly all of [...]

Abbey Road Studios launches online mastering service

Musicians and producers can now upload music at www.abbeyroadonlinemastering.com to put the Abbey Road finish to their music Legendary recording studio, Abbey Road Studios, is throwing open its doors to musicians and producers worldwide this month with the launch of its online mastering service. Available at www.abbeyroadonlinemastering.com, the new service offers the opportunity to have [...]

EMI Music remembers the life and legacy of music legend Les Paul

Guitarist and inventor Les Paul dies at age 94 Hollywood, California – August 13, 2009 – EMI Music joins the rest of the world in mourning the legendary musician, inventor and innovator, Les Paul, who passed away this morning at the age of 94. Today, the flag atop the Capitol Records tower in Hollywood has [...]

She’s A Genius the first single from JET’s upcoming album tapped for new Victoria’s Secret ad campaign

It’s Genius – supermodels,super brand, super song, super director Highly anticipated new album Shaka Rock out August 25 New York (August 11, 2009) – Aussie rockers JET will lend their new single, She’s a Genius, from their upcoming album, Shaka Rock, to the new Victoria’s Secret television campaign. The song has been tapped for a [...]

Elton John makes guest appearance on new Alice In Chains album

Rock legends collaborate on title track for highly anticipated new Alice In Chains album Black Gives Way To Blue Album in stores 28th September Los Angeles, CA (August 11, 2009) – Among the many highlights on Black Gives Way To Blue, the highly anticipated new album from Alice In Chains, is a special guest performance [...]

Capitol/EMI’S ‘From the Capitol Vaults’ Vinyl Campaign Continues in the US November 3 with 11 Classic Albums

Remastered Titles Presented on Limited Edition, 180-Gram Audiophile Quality Vinyl with Replicated Original Artwork and Packaging Hollywood, California – August 10, 2009 – Put the needle in the groove! Capitol/EMI’s high quality “From The Capitol Vaults” U.S. vinyl campaign continues November 3 with the limited edition, 180-gram vinyl release of 11 classic, standout albums from [...]

Robbie’s back!

Robbie Williams releases his hugely anticipated brand new single “Bodies” on October 12, followed by his new album “Reality Killed The Video Star” on November 9 The amazing ROBBIE WILLIAMS releases his brand new single and album later this year on EMI’s Virgin Records. The singer, who has sold a staggering 55 million albums worldwide, [...]