WA songwriting duo The Money War
release their new single 'Beautiful You'
- an ode to their feelings meeting their new baby for the first time.
As reported by The Industry Observer
, The Money War also reveal the exciting news that they have signed a global publishing deal with Mirror Publishing, a JV with BMG. Mirror Publishing is a new venture for Mirror Music Group, who boasts an incredible roster and have represented artists across their label and management company such as Gang Of Youths, Charlie Collins, Middle Kids, Brad Cox, Sloan Peterson and more. The Money War are one of the first bands that Mirror have signed to the new publishing arm of their company. Dylan
of The Money War
says "Songwriting has always been the main focus of the Money War and my relationship to music generally - creating songs is my favourite thing in the world to do so it's really great to have a team behind us to support that. Carmen and I have huge respect for Kurt and Ash and are super excited to be working with the wider team at Mirror and BMG." Kurt Bailey, Director Mirror Music
says "Songwriting and collaboration is one of the most important parts of our industry. The writers are the backbone of everything we do. We're so thrilled to launch our publishing company with Dylan and Carmen from The Money War. We've been massive fans of their music for years and extremely excited to be a part of their journey as songwriters."
With the release of the new single 'Beautiful You'
, the band also unveils additional details about their sophomore album 'Morning People'
. Dylan and Carmen recorded the 'Morning People'
album in their studio in Fremantle with Dylan producing and mixing the entire record. He says, "I think by nature of the album being so personal it was the only way we could have achieved our own vision for the record."
The recording band featured Jack Hill
on drums, Matt Shehan
on guitar, Miranda Young
on Cello, with the rest shared between Carmen and Dylan. They started off recording the album to 1/2" tape but that idea got quickly abandoned as Dylan further adds "we learnt that we wanted to experiment more with the arrangements. Initially a bunch of the songs started as straight up indie rock kind of arrangements but on each song we wanted to try something that we hadn't done as The Money War. Although I feel the album spans a few genres sonically, the thread is in the core songwriting and the lyrical themes."