Concord Music has announced a global publishing deal with British producer and Grammy-winning songwriter Alex Metric.
Alex Metric – real name Alex Drury – has worked with artists including Robbie Williams, Charlie XCX, Avicii, Busted and The Infadels, and has remixed songs for Foals, Madeon, NERD, Daft Punk, Gorillaz, Depeche Mode and Bloc Party.
Drury won a Grammy in 2010 for his writing on The Black Eyes Peas’ multi-million selling album the E.N.D., which featured the song Party All The Time. Other collaborations include tracks with Ian Brown of the Stone Roses and AMTRAC.
Upcoming writing and production credits include Silk City (Mark Ronson and Diplo), Duke Dumont, Naations, The Knocks, Dua Lipa, Riton and Friendly Fires.
Alex Metric commented: “I’m very happy to have signed with Concord and look forward to getting going with the team”.
Phil Morais, of Machine Management, said: "Excited to be starting a fresh chapter in Alex’s career and working together with our new partners at Concord”.
Ed Poston, senior A&R manager at Concord, said: “Alex is an incredible talent, whether writing and producing for his artist project or for others, his distinct style delivers phenomenal energy and depth. We are very excited to be working with him.”
Harri Davies, Senior A&R Manager at Concord, added: “Alex is a very unique talent. Few songwriters know how to craft dance floor records the way he can - it’s an absolute pleasure to be working with him again.”
By Sophie Nevrkla