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[VIDEO] Bittersweat Symphony finally owned by The Verve

Robee J Shepherd (undefined) posted this on Thursday, 23rd May 2019, 20:27

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-48380600

Quote:
For the last 22 years, The Verve haven't made a penny from Bittersweet Symphony, after forfeiting the royalties to The Rolling Stones.

The song was embroiled in a legal battle shortly after its release, after The Verve sampled an orchestral version of The Stones' song The Last Time.

As a result, writer Richard Ashcroft had to sign over his rights to Mick Jagger and Keith Richards - until now.

Speaking as he received a lifetime achievement prize at the Ivor Novello Awards, Ashcroft announced: "As of last month, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards signed over all their publishing for Bittersweet Symphony, which was a truly kind and magnanimous thing for them to do."

Where they got the sample from:



The original Rolling Stones track the above is based on:



This whole thing still amazes me, but finally justice is done.


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RE: [VIDEO] Bittersweat Symphony finally owned by The Verve

bandicoot (Elite) posted this on Thursday, 23rd May 2019, 20:32

Only took 22 years!

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