So, who is going to be the first to say that PSB are doomed?

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So, who is going to be the first to say that PSB are doomed?

#1 Post by bookshopboy »

According to Teletext, EMI are dropping 1 in 5 artists.

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#2 Post by joncool5 »

Bloody EMI! I think PSB are safe...
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joncool5 wrote:I think PSB are safe...
Of course they are :wink:

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#4 Post by madhatter88 »

I would guess that they will be ok because of their back catalogue.

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#5 Post by joncool5 »

Tennant/Lowe are safe anyway!
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#6 Post by Ronald42 »

They are doomed

So I said it............................... :lol: :lol:

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#7 Post by gareth »

I'm sure there are many many artists / bands on the label who sell nothing like PSB in terms of catalogue. As we saw with the Potemkin show in London last summer they are also still able to generate a fair amount of column inches in an extremely crowded market - this won't have gone un-noticed.

If they do get dumped they'll simply sign with someone else or release everything themselves.
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#8 Post by jamie1978 »

They are a low-cost, low-maintanence act who consistently sell 1m+ units of new studio albums globally.

There is NO WAY they would be dropped. They are a music companies ideal act - there is no commercial risk and a guarenteed 'minimum units' from any new studio album.

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#9 Post by Blossom »

They are the most successful duo in pop, and I believe, one of the biggest acts EMI has ever had. There's no way that they are going to be dropped!

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#10 Post by Jack »

madhatter88 wrote:I would guess that they will be ok because of their back catalogue.
Couldn't EMI drop them and still make money from their back catalogue?

I agree though - I think they are safe. They don't require a lot of money to be 'launched' because they are already established, and every few years they deliver an album that will sell relatively healthily.
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#11 Post by Zeus On The Loose »

No, when PSB re-negotiated their contract in the early 90's, they got the rights to their back catalogue. If PSB leave EMI/Parlo, they take their back catalogue with them.

Anyway, PSB are not doomed, EMI is a major label with tonnes of domestic acts in every country in the world. There's a plethora of acts to drop.
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#12 Post by Jealousy »

Zeus On The Loose wrote:No, when PSB re-negotiated their contract in the early 90's, they got the rights to their back catalogue. If PSB leave EMI/Parlo, they take their back catalogue with them.

Anyway, PSB are not doomed, EMI is a major label with tonnes of domestic acts in every country in the world. There's a plethora of acts to drop.

PSB have had a career so much important and they are ever active in music ;-)

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#13 Post by Zog »

Besides, if worse came to worse and the PSB did get dropped by EMI, as Zeus said, they own their entire back catalogue, so they would be an attractive "catch" for a rival, or even a smaller record company.


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#14 Post by Simon »

The could always sign to Spagetti Records

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#15 Post by Acelera »

Simon wrote:The could always sign to Spagetti Records
Which died years ago. Besides, Spaghetti still needed someone else for distribution. Same as Cheeky Records (Rollo/Sister Bliss) does with Polygram.

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