Metropolis Music Publishing announce the signing of Fightstar’s Dan Haigh and Al Westaway’s new synth wave project, GUNSHIP30 April 2015 - Press release
Metropolis Music Publishing, the full service publishing division of Metropolis London, today announces a new worldwide publishing agreement with new synth-wave band, Gunship.
Formed by Fightstar’s Dan Haigh and Alex Westaway in 2014, Gunship have been busy working on their anticipated debut, due for release this summer.
Described by the band as “neon soaked, late night, sonic getaway drive, dripping with luscious analog synthesizers, cinematic vocals, and cyperpunk values”, the band premiered the music video for their first single on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch.
The album features collaborations with, April Towers, Stella Le Page, Charlie Simpson, Lou Hayter (NYPC) & Carpenter Brut to name a few. Gunship also are heavily influenced by 80s computer and gaming visuals, with their striking artwork and design concepts.
Rupert Hollier, Creative Director at Metropolis Music Publishing commented, “We're incredibly excited to be working with Gunship, they're exceptionally talented and driven. Their creative precision in all aspects from music to visuals is outstanding”.
Charles FitzGerald from BM Management, manager of Gunship commented “ ‘We are thrilled to be working with Rupert and his team at Metropolis Music Publishing.
Throughout their career the band have enjoyed recording at Metropolis Studios so it is great to extend our relationship. I’m very excited to be working with a team that understands the band and shares our global vision with this record.’