Warner Chappell Music (WCM) acquired the late David Bowie’s expansive music catalog on Monday.
The acquisition consists of everything of the famend musician’s works — 26 studio albums launched whereas he was alive, in addition to his posthumous studio album launch, “Toy,” and singles from soundtracks and extra initiatives — together with career-defining songs corresponding to “Area Oddity,” “Adjustments,” and “Heroes.”
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“All of us at Warner Chappell are immensely proud that the David Bowie property has chosen us to be the caretakers of probably the most groundbreaking, influential, and enduring catalogs in music historical past,” WCM Co-Chairman and CEO Man Moot mentioned in a press launch. “These should not solely extraordinary songs, however milestones which have modified the course of contemporary music endlessly.”
Bowie, born in London in 1947, was recognized for his ever-evolving musical and style stylings, in addition to his skill to push the creative boundaries of each. After a profession spanning practically six many years, the singer died Jan. 10, 2016, following an 18-month battle with liver most cancers on the age of 69.
The funds behind the catalog sale haven’t been launched.
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