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Absolue inks deal with Capitol Records Italy for Jack Savoretti album

Absolute Label Services will handle release of Savoretti’s first ever Italian language LP in UK & Ireland.

London, 25th April 2024

Absolute Label Services has agreed a deal with Universal/Capitol Records Italy for the release of Jack Savoretti’s first ever Italian language album.

The deal covers the UK and Ireland, and will see Absolute manage the distribution, marketing and promotion of the album, titled Miss Italia, across the two territories.

Absolute’s relationship with Jack Savoretti and his manager’s Niko Michault and Danielle Livesey at P.U.S.H. Music Management is longstanding, with Absolute having been an instrumental label services partner for two of his UK Top 10 albums, Written In Scars and Sleep No More.

Savoretti’s new album, which acts as a tribute to his Italian father, who recently passed away, will be released on May 17.

Three singles have already been released – album opener Come Posso Raccontare; Senza una Donna (Without A Woman), which features Italian superstar singer-songwriter Zucchero; and Ultime Parole, featuring Natalie Imbruglia, which went live on April 12.

Ultime Parole is supported by a multi-territory marketing campaign, with Savoretti and Imbruglia lined-up for appearances and performances on Chris Evans’ Virgin Radio Breakfast Show in the UK, and Fiorello on Rai 2 in Italy.

A combined monthly listenership of over 8 million and fan reach of over 1 million followers will also be enabled through a collaborative social media and digital marketing campaign.

The album will be supported by an extensive European promo campaign more broadly, with sold out shows across Italy, Switzerland, Germany and Poland.

Absolute MD Henry Semmence said: “The team here at Absolute are thrilled to be working with Jack again. Having been part of the original team that broke him in the UK, we are excited that UMO/Capitol Italy had the faith and confidence in our label service’s record with Jack and countless other artists to partner with us for the release of this wonderful new album.”

Capitol Records Italy Label Director, Daniele Menci, said: “When Jack decided to write an album which explored his Italian roots and created a real bridge between his two worlds, Capitol Records Italy was immediately involved. The journey to the final music has been rewarding and inspiring, and created a sense of family that was necessary to bring into the UK in the right way. That’s why we decided to approach Absolute, instead of going through the normal channels. We needed a special treatment for a special album and I am extremely happy to have found a great partner in Henry and his team.”

PUSH Music Management’s Niko Michault and Danielle Livesey said: “For the past decade, in some shape or form, Absolute has supported us in building Jack’s career and business so it’s wonderful to be releasing his new album, Miss Italia, together. We always have an incredible experience working together as we share the same values, and their unparalleled expertise and passion are going to be a real asset for this project.”

About Absolute Label Services

Absolute is one of the most established label services companies in the world. It has a proven track record of powering successful campaigns and providing routes to market for a wide range of independent artists, managers and labels. The company’s diverse current and recent client base ranges from developing talent such as The Reytons, Immi Dash, and edbl to household names including Busted, Tokio Myers, Alice Cooper, Hybrid Minds, Thousand Foot Crutch, Sea Power, Bananarama,The Damned, Kula Shaker, Kaiser Chiefs, and Feeder.

Absolute Label Services

Founded in 1998, Absolute is one of the world’s most established independent label services companies.