Union Square Press Release
Date:7 June 2011
Union Square Music and Gilbert O’Sullivan sign catalogue deal.
Catalogue marketing specialists Union Square Music have signed a long term deal with the singer and songwriter Gilbert O’Sullivan to represent his recording catalogue from 1967 to 2007.
Under the new arrangement USM and Gilbert O’Sullivan will re-issue the catalogue, physically and digitally, with deluxe editions of 13 original albums, a best of and comprehensive box set all being planned.
The deal will also see USM exploit the recordings, which include 2 UK Number One Hits ('Clair' and 'Get Down') and a further eleven Top Twenty Hits, via synchronisation and sub-licensing.
Gilbert will be undertaking an autumn tour taking in Norway, Germany, Japan and the UK and a there is a BBC 4 documentary scheduled for September.
Peter Stack - MD Union Square Music
"USM are thrilled to be representing the Gilbert O’Sullivan catalogue. Gilbert is one of the UK’s most loved and successful singers and songwriters with an amazing catalogue of recordings and we look forward to a creative, imaginative and profitable partnership."
"Knowing how important it is to be with the right company especially in this current climate coupled with the fact that up to now I have resisted all offers of representation including on-line access, I am very pleased to be in the company of USM. Determination on their part, resistance on mine, meant it took quite a while but with lunches, teas and coffee, we got there in the end."