US band Collective Soul sign deal with Round Hill Music

US band Collective Soul sign deal with Round Hill Music


Round Hill Music has acquired the back catalogue of the band Collective Soul and a futures agreement with founder, frontman and songwriter Ed Roland.

The group from Atlanta, Georgia, have released 10 studio albums since making their debut in 1994 with Allegations & Things Left Unsaid. Roland also has a project called Sweet Tea Project.

“Collective Soul are staples of American radio," said Josh Gruss, CEO of Round Hill. "I dare someone to travel the US for a week with ears perked up, and not hear one of their songs. I am very happy to have gotten to know Ed personally over the last year."

Roland said: “I’m very excited to be working with Round Hill and for all this partnership will bring. After getting to know Josh Gruss and the Round Hill team, I know that my life’s work - both past and future - is in great hands. I’m looking forward to what we will accomplish together.”

Last month, Round Hill Music raised £33m for its acquisitions warchest, this was in addition to the $282m (£212m) via it gained via an IPO in November.

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