Absolute Zeros: Columbia's long-term plans for 'phenomenal' Declan McKenna

Andre Paine

Columbia’s Alex Eden-Smith has told Music Week that Declan McKenna has established himself as a career artist with his hit sophomore album.

The 21-year-old singer-songwriter debuted at No.2 with Zeros after a close chart battle with the Rolling Stones. Zeros had sales of 12,264 (1,696 from streams), according to the Official Charts Company.

“We always talked about his second and third albums, we had a long-term plan,” said Eden-Smith, Columbia’s director of marketing. “He’s so talented, we see him as ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start your 4 week Free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.

Sign up for your digital free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music.

Start your free trial

Subscribe

If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...