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Deutsche Grammophon joins forces with Blue Note for North American releases / Music Week

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Contemporary composer, singer-songwriter, pianist and producer Agnes Obel has signed exclusively to Deutsche Grammophon. Obel joins artists on the label including Max Richter, Víkingur Ólafsson, Anoushka Shankar and the late Jóhann Jóhannsson.  The signing will also involve Deutsche Grammophon joining forces with Blue Note for North American releases

Don Was, president Blue Note, said: "Agnes is a profoundly imaginative and soulful artist. All of us at Blue Note Records are honoured and thrilled about the opportunity to present her music to US audiences. I'm really looking forward to hearing her new music and am certain that whatever she creates next will emanate from an inspired, honest and unique place." Obel added: "I am very happy to be working with Deutsche Grammophon and Blue Note, two legendary labels with a huge history. I am really looking forward to this next exciting chapter." 

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