Bucks Music Group

Bucks Music Group signs Grammy nominated James Dring

Songwriter, producer and mixer has worked with Gorillaz, Jamie T and Lana Del Rey. Dring has 1.5 billion worldwide streams to his name.

London, 28th February 2022 Bucks Music Group has signed songwriter, producer and mixer James Dring to an exclusive worldwide songwriting agreement.

London-based Dring has been nominated for a Grammy Award on two occasions and has more than 1.5 billion streams to his name worldwide.

He has worked with diverse mix of artists including Gorillaz, Jamie T, Loyle Carner, Nilufer Yanya, Lana Del Rey and Georgia. More recent projects include work with Genesis Owusu, Kenny Hoopla and Sorry.

Dring’s work with Gorillaz includes the multi-platinum album Demon Days, which has sold 10 million copies worldwide, going Top 10 in the US and peaking the album charts in the UK.

He has also been a long-time creative partner of Jamie T’s, having been involved across the artist’s studio albums, all of which were Top 5 hits in the UK, including Panic Prevention (No.4), Kings And Queens (No.2), Carry On The Grudge (No.4) and Trick (No.3).

Bucks Senior A&R Flash Taylor said: “James is extremely talented and highly sought after in everything that he does. He’s worked with some incredible artists on a range of amazing projects and there’s loads more to come from him. We’re super excited that he’s chosen Bucks as his publishing home.”

Dring said: “I’m really excited to join the Bucks family of artist and songwriters. I have huge admiration and respect for their integrity as an independent publisher. I can’t wait to start working with Flash and the rest of the team!”

Bucks Music Group is one of the UK’s leading and longest running international, independent, family-owned music publishers. It has a rich musical heritage, having been responsible for launching and developing the careers of music legends including David Bowie, TRex, The Move, Black Sabbath and Procol Harum. Its active A&R department continues to discover and develop new song writing talent.

Bucks’ catalogue includes works written by David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, Procol Harum, DJ Fresh, Run The Jewels, James Blunt, Professor Green, Rudimental, Beyonce, CAN, Pete Doherty, Roni Size & Reprazent, David Arnold, Troy Miller, Seton Daunt, Ash Howes, Ivory Layne, Erland Cooper, Emma Blackery, The Heavytrackerz, LIFE, Brooke Bentham, Gold Spectacles, Johnny Madden, Zand, and more. Label publishing partners include: Heavenly, Nude, Full Time Hobby, Brownswood, Rekids, Arts & Crafts and No Hats No Hoods.

Bucks Music Group

Bucks Music Group is one of the UK’s leading and longest running international, independent music publishers.