Inside Futurekind: Sony/ATV duo talk first year of success

Andre Paine

The duo behind a global publishing joint venture with Sony/ATV have hailed the “culture of collaboration” in contemporary songwriting as they expand the business one year into its operation.

Futurekind was launched in late 2016 by Dirty Hit co-founder Chuck Waite and Laurence Abrahams, a partner at SSB Solicitors who’s worked as a lawyer for George Ezra, Dua Lipa and Rag’N’Bone Man.

“It’s about getting the best record, and if that means bringing in six people to write a song ...

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