Raye

So what do the majors think when their artists slag them off online? One of Parlophone’s A&R people gives us a rare insight – and says “half of artists don’t have a clue what’s going on”…

Finding out what’s going on inside record labels is notoriously difficult. This has always been the way, especially inside the majors. So when Raye recently went on a Twitter rampage against her former record label Polydor, it wasn’t surprising when the label initially responded with silence. A few weeks later,…

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Is THAT how you get out of a record contract these days? Singer Raye escapes Polydor’s clutches after complaining loudly on Twitter – so will other artists be tempted to do the same?

A couple of weeks ago, British singer Rachel Agatha Keen - known in the music world simply as Raye - complained on Twitter that her record label was preventing her from releasing an album. And earlier this week, it was revealed Polydor and Raye have now parted ways. The trouble…

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