23 April, 2018

Sean Lennon Signs Wordwide Publishing Agreement with Concord Music

Concord Music, worldwide independent leader in music publishing, announces a worldwide agreement with singer, musician, songwriter, and film composer Sean Lennon. The deal includes Lennon's catalog which boasts over 170 songs and his second album with The Claypool Lennon Delirium due out in 2019 on ATO Records.

A sought-after producer as well, Lennon runs his own label, Chimera Music, from his Manhattan kitchen. The label has released acclaimed albums such as GOASTT's (The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger) Midnight Sun, recorded with his partner Kemp Muhl, which also made Rolling Stones list of Best Albums of 2014. A track from Midnight Sun, "Too Deep", appeared on NPR's list of Best Songs of 2014 where Robin Hilton called the album "the best of his [Lennon's] career". Lennon has also composed and recorded three film scores and has produced albums for Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band, The Black Lips, and many others.

"We are very excited to be working with Sean and his eclectic catalog, from his early work as an artist signed to Grand Royal records to his recent collaborations with Lana Del Rey, Flaming Lips, Black Lips and Les Claypool to the multiple film scores he's composed. We look forward to joining Sean's team as he continues his creative journey as a writer, producer and artist," states Concord Music Head of Creative US, Jeremy Yohai.

Most recently, Lennon produced The Moonlandingz Interplanetary Class Classics(Chimera Music) and Insecure Men on Fat Possum Records. He also co-wrote, sang, and produced the track "Tomorrow Never Came" from Lana Del Ray's 2017 GRAMMY®-nominated album Lust for Life and has recently co-written with Willow Smith and Lady Gaga among others.

"Concord has some fantastic writers & artists, Mark Ronson, Temples... I'm honored to join them," says Lennon.