Bucks Music Group

Full Time Hobby signs Pale Blue Eyes under Bucks sponsorship deal

Critically acclaimed band have released two albums on Full Time Hobby label.

London, 5th December 2023

Full Time Hobby has signed Pale Blue Eyes to its publishing roster under its sponsorship agreement with Bucks Music Group.

The agreement between Full Time Hobby and Bucks Music Group means that Bucks provides upfront investment, exclusive creative sync services and back-end administration for Full Time Hobby’s publishing operation, as well as ongoing support, advice and expertise.

Formed in South Devon in the southwest of the UK, Pale Blue Eyes are a critically acclaimed electro-modernist guitar/synths trio consisting of songwriters Lucy and Matthew Board plus bassist Aubrey Simpson. Lucy and Matthew are now based in Sheffield.

Their debut single was released in 2021 on the band’s own label, Broadcast Recordings.

Their debut album, Souvenirs, was released in 2022 on Full Time Hobby, and mixed and mastered by Dean Honer (The Moonlandingz, Róisín Murphy, I Monster, Human League).

The second Pale Blue Eyes album, This House, was released in September 2023, again on Full Time Hobby, mixed and mastered by Dean Honer.

Bucks’ Director, A&R Sarah Liversedge Platz said: “We’re really excited to be working with Pale Blue Eyes alongside Full Time Hobby. They are really creative, high-energy songwriters with a distinctive sound and an ability to produce attention-grabbing musical hooks. We can see them going from strength to strength.”

Nigel Adams, Director of Full Time Hobby said: “We love Pale Blue Eyes, such great songwriters, musicians and people. We’re so happy to now also work with them for publishing alongside Bucks – a bright future beckons.”

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, James Blunt, Professor Green, Rudimental, Beyonce, CAN, Pete Doherty, Roni Size & Reprazent, David Arnold, Sacha Skarbek, Troy Miller, Seton Daunt, Ash Howes, James Dring, Watch The Ride, Ivory Layne, Erland Cooper, Emma Blackery, The Heavytrackerz, LIFE, Brooke Bentham, Gold Spectacles, Johnny Madden, Jamie McCool, 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.