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Capitol Records Signs The Bee Gees To Long-Term Worldwide Agreement Encompassing Entire Catalogue Of Recorded Music

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
 
 
The Bee Gees, one of the world's most commercially successful and acclaimed bands in the history of popular music, has signed a long-term worldwide agreement with Capitol Records that encompasses the legendary trio's entire catalogue of recorded music, it was announced today by Capitol Music Group (CMG) Chairman and CEO Steve Barnett and Bee Gees founding member Barry Gibb
 
In addition to 22 studio albums and several soundtracks, including the mega-selling Saturday Night Fever, the agreement includes the rights to numerous compilation albums, unreleased recordings and long-form audiovisual projects.
 
 
Capitol, in conjunction with Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), Barry Gibb and the estates of co-founding members Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb – will spearhead an array of comprehensive and forward-thinking sales and marketing campaigns designed to reinvigorate The Bee Gees' illustrious catalogue.  As Steve Barnett explained, "The Bee Gees catalogue is one of the most esteemed and important bodies of work in the history of recorded music, and we are brimming with ideas that will remind fans of its brilliance and further the band's legacy by introducing their music to new audiences.  All of us at the company are honored that The Bee Gees have chosen Capitol as their new home."
 
The Entire Bee Gees Catalogue at Capitol Records!!
Barry Gibb, "The whole family is overwhelmed by this new agreement. To be surrounded by the greatest record people and artists of all time is a very humbling experience. Wish my brothers were here to share it."
 
 

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