Music: The Business
The Essential Guide to the Law and the Deals
The bible for the music industry
This essential and highly acclaimed guide, now updated and revised in its fifth edition, explains the possibilities and pitfalls of the British music industry, from the developments in new media, privacy, sponsorship and sampling to the expanding role of the internet and the dominance of digital music.
Drawing on her extensive experience as a media lawyer, Ann Harrison offers a unique, expert opinion on the deals, the contracts and the business as a whole. She examines in detail the changing face of the music business and provides absorbing case studies of huge stars such as Robbie Williams, Ms Dynamite and Elvis Presley. Fascinating, practical and comprehensive, this is the bible for the music industry and indispensable reading for any musical entrepreneur.
Praise for Music: The Business
Harrison has cut a magnificent swathe through the legal jungle. Essential.Record Collector
The most comprehensive and accessible guide to the workings of the British music industry.Daily Mirror
An invaluable guide to the legal minefieldGuitar Magazine
An indispensable companion for any up-and-coming musicianFuture Music