Friday, July 13, 2007

Ric Inks New Publishing Deal

Rics songs have found a new home at the Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) who announced on July 5th they have signed Ric , to an exclusive, publishing administration agreement.

David Renzer, Chairman & CEO, Universal
Music Publishing Group said of the signing, "Ric Ocasek's hits for the Cars represent a seminal piece of modern rock and pop history. Ric's talents as chief songwriter, artist and producer are legendary and he continues
to create Music today both as a writer and producer that continues to be at the cutting edge. It's a true privilege for us to welcome Ric to the Universal Music Publishing Family"

Ric is currently managed Managed by Jeff Kramer and Brian Higgins of OK Management, Ric Ocasek joins UMPG's successful rock roster, including The Killers, Maroon 5, Coldplay, All American Rejects, Franz Ferdinand, Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters), The Sex Pistols, The Clash, Joy Division, the Pixies, including many others

Full Article Link