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Rolling Stones sign new deal with Universal Music Group

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Reuters

London | Tue, July 10, 2018 | 12:01 pm
Rolling Stones sign new deal with Universal Music Group

Singer of British band the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger performs with Keith Richards and Ron Wood (L) during the inauguration concert of the U Arena hall, new stadium of the French Rugby Union club Racing 92 in Nanterre on October 19, 2017. (AFP/Patrick Kovarik)

The Rolling Stones on Monday signed a new deal with Universal Music Group covering the legendary rock band’s music and audio-visual catalog, global merchandising and brand management, the music company said.

The deal continues a partnership that covers the band’s catalog including classic albums like Sticky Fingers that was released in 1971.

“After a decade of working in partnership together we are thrilled to expand and extend our relationship with the Rolling Stones,” Universal Music Group chief executive Lucian Grainge, said in a statement.

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The statement gave no financial details of the deal.

Vocalist Mick Jagger, guitarist Keith Richards and others formed the Stones in England in 1962 and together they recorded a long string of hits including (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction. The band continues to perform globally to large audiences.

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