Hipgnosis has acquired 100% of Haynie’s worldwide copyrights, including publishing and writer share, as well as producer royalty income streams, of his catalogue comprising 122 songs.
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Emile Hayne collaborated as an executive producer on Cudi’s “Man on the Moon: The End of Day” and “Man on the Moon II,” and also produced Del Rey’s 2012 album “Born to Die,” among other songs with the singer. He worked on Adele’s “25” He worked with Jeff Bhasker — who also recently inked a deal with Hipgnosis — on the Bruno Mars singles “Locked Out Of Heaven,” “Young Girls” and “Gorilla.”
The catalog also includes Kanye West’s “Runaway,” “Headlights” and “River” by Eminem as songs performed by Camila Cabello, Dua Lipa, FKA Twigs, Ian Brown, Lady Gaga, Pink, Emeli Sande, The Rolling Stones, ASAP Rocky, Drake, SZA, London Grammar, Mark Ronson and Florence and the Machine.
Emile Haynie was represented by Neil Jacobson at Crescent Drive Productions and Renee Karalian at Carroll Guido Groffman Cohen Bar & Karalian, LLP.
Merck Mercuriadis, Founder of The Family (Music) Limited and Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited, said, “I’m delighted to welcome Emile to the Hipgnosis family. He is one of the most influential producers of the last decade and with Lana Del Ray, Kid Cudi, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Fun and many others he has made important records that have inspired so many other great creators.”
Jacobson said: “Emile’s catalogue contains so many works that were culture shifting moments in music. From Kid Cudi’s ‘Man on the Moon’ albums (whom Emile helped to discover) to Lana Del Reys first album ‘Born to Die’ to singles like ‘Runaway’ by Kanye and ‘Locked out of Heaven’ by Bruno Mars. There’s a depth and a grit to Emile’s sound which is the through line to all these works and is palpable to all those that love amazing production.”
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