Johnny Marr signs new album with BMG – Music News
Johnny Marr signed a new worldwide album deal with BMG.
The former Smiths rocker is excited to continue his long-standing relationship with the label and is excited about the “new chapter” in his solo career.
He said: “I am very happy to work with the people at BMG on this new chapter. It is a good feeling.”
Alistair Norbury, Chairman of BMG Repertoire & Marketing UK, said: “BMG has proudly represented Johnny Marr as songwriter for many years, including releasing his three consecutive solo albums in the top 10. The fact that he decided to broaden and deepen his relationship with BMG shows how well our holistic and artist-centered approach works. We are delighted to be the release partner of this exceptional new corpus. “
The “No Time To Die” guitarist – whose last studio album was “Call the Comet” of 2018 – is currently busy working on new music.
Meanwhile, the ‘Upstarts’ musician is set to perform a series of intimate shows in September.
The race will start at Leeds’ Stylus on September 20, before heading to King George’s Hall in Blackburn on September 21 and performing in a sold-out electric ballroom in London on September 23.
The concert trio will serve as a warm-up for the Johnny’s Old Trafford Cricket Ground support slot for Courteeners on September 25.
The 57-year-old musician hasn’t performed on stage since the 2018 BRIT Awards, when he joined Billie Eilish and Hans Zimmer for their performance of “No Time To Die”, the Bond theme for the upcoming 007 film from the same. name.
Johnny will also be the opening act for The Killers US tour in October 2022.