NASHVILLE, TN (February 4, 2015) – Warner/Chappell Production Music, Warner Music Group’s production music arm, today launches its innovative new Artist Series with its first offering, Grammy-winner Peter Frampton’s “Hummingbird in a Box.”
The new Artist Series collection will be home to Warner/Chappell Production Music’s commercial recording artist offerings available for license and will feature well-known, accomplished artists spanning a variety of genres.
“We are thrilled to launch our new Artist Series collection with talented artist and good friend, Peter Frampton. ‘Hummingbird in a Box’ is a work of art that will translate easily to film, television and new media licensing,” said Warner/Chappell Production Music President & CEO, Randy Wachtler.
“I’ve known Randy Wachtler as a good friend for many years. I am looking forward to working with Warner/Chappell Production Music on this project with Randy and his team worldwide,” said Frampton.
Rolling Stone says “…Hummingbird is fresh-sounding, sophisticated stuff; Frampton plays and sings as well as ever and, to his credit, his continually looking forward – rather than backward, for there’s quite a story there to be sure – only solidifies his status as one of rock ‘n’ roll’s lifelong major players. Excellent stuff here.”
“Hummingbird in a Box” is exclusively available for licensing through Warner/Chappell Production Music.
About Peter Frampton
Peter Frampton is one of the most celebrated artists and guitarists in rock history. At 16, he was lead singer and guitarist for the British band The Herd. At 18, he co-founded one of the first super groups, seminal rock act Humble Pie. His session work includes collaborations with such legendary artists as George Harrison, Harry Nilsson, David Bowie, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ringo Starr, John Entwistle and many others. His fifth solo album, the electrifying Frampton Comes Alive!, is one of the top-selling live records of all time.
About Warner/Chappell Production Music
Warner/Chappell Production Music is a worldwide leader within the production music industry, with over 35 years of experience and success. It unites many of the most successful and respected independent brands in production music, including 615 Music, Non-Stop Music, Groove Addicts, V – The Production Library, and many others. The brands comprising Warner/Chappell Production Music have been the recipients of many industry awards, including multiple Emmy®, Telly, ADDY and Promax honors.
Warner/Chappell Production Music is a proud part of Warner Music Group, home to a collection of the best-known labels in the music industry, including Atlantic, Elektra, Fueled By Ramen, Rhino and Roadrunner, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world’s leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide. At the 2015 Grammy Awards, winning WMG recording artists and Warner/Chappell songwriters included Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Paramore, Kendrick Lamar, Tenacious D and many more.
Jennifer Stowe, Marketing Manager
Warner/Chappell Production Music