Sydney-based electronic duo Cosmo’s Midnight have signed an international publishing deal with Kobalt Music.
The deal will provide the group with a full range of creative, synchronization and administration services for its catalog and future works, allowing Cosmo’s Midnight to expand its songwriting reach and network of collaborators.
Composed of twin brothers Cosmo and Patrick Liney, Cosmo’s Midnight has released two full albums via Sony Music Australia, streaming over 315 million streams worldwide and winning three ARIA Gold singles.
The duo have also contributed to the releases of Winston Surfshirt, Ruel, Tove Stryke and BTS, including co-writing and producing “Fly To My Room” for the Korean group’s 2020 album. To be.
Simon Moor, Managing Director of Kobalt Music Group for APAC, praised the songwriter talents of the Liney brothers and welcomed them to the Kobalt roster.
âMy first conversation with Patrick and Cosmo was not only very entertaining but also inspiring,â Moor said.
âIt became evident to me and Dominique Keegan (Kobalt vice president, creation) that the combination of their talent and songwriting vision, along with Kobalt’s overall creative approach to career development , would lead to greater success. “
Cosmo’s Midnight said the publishing deal would allow them to continue collaborating with other artists and explore opportunities for global synchronization, taking note of the creative freedoms offered to them by Kobalt.
âWe definitely took our time with this publishing deal, but in the end, Kobalt felt like the right house for us,â the Linley brothers remarked.
âIt was great to meet so many key people from the Kobalt family over the past year – via webcam obviously – and I felt like they all understood what we wanted to achieve with the Cosmo’s Midnight project and for us as songwriters too.
âWe want to collaborate with as many artists and songwriters as possible and we are also very excited to delve into the world of synchronization. We’re excited to see what’s possible to have a publisher like Kobalt on our side.