Statement re Skinny Lister signs contract with Imperial Music

The Directors of Imperial Music & Media Plc, the PLUS quoted music talent investment company are pleased to announce that the band, Skinny Lister has signed a 360 degree deal (multiple rights deal including recording, publishing, live and merchandise) with the Company for one album with an option to licence a second album.

Skinny Lister intend to release their first single Rollin’ Over in early September 2011. Skinny Lister have performed at various festivals including Glastonbury, and Bestival and will play at approximately 50 festivals this summer.The single is taken from their forthcoming as yet untitled debut album, recorded in Snowdonia with producer David Wrench (Bat for Lashes, James Yorkston). Jack Wills, the UK fashion brand, used a preview of Rollin’ Over for their summer campaign in the UK and US online and in-store commercial / promotion.

Skinny Lister’s infectious melodies and good time songs such as Plough & Orion, Colours and Kite Song have already pricked the most discernible of ears including, 6 Music’s Steve Lamacq and Tom Robinson’s ‘BBC Introducing’, who championed the band’s fledgling single release, December.

The Independent summed up the Skinny Lister sound with “It’s really quite lovely music – tunes to soundtrack a day spent relaxing’, whilst NME Radio hailed it ‘Bruisingly pleasant stuff’’, and respected online music site Drowned in Sound described the band as ‘Heartfeltedly glorious, somewhere between the Arcade Fire and Los Campesinos.’

Nathan Graves, Chief Executive of Imperial Music & Media Plc commented ‘We are delighted to have signed Skinny Lister, a band that I have been following for over a year. We will start immediately on their debut album release and PR campaign.’

The Directors of the Company accept responsibility for this announcement.

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