August 14, 2021
Round Hill has announced a deal to acquire an interest in the music publishing catalogue of prolific film score composer and Yes guitarist Trevor Rabin. The deal covers a catalogue of 3528 film cues and songs from across Rabin’s career as a songwriter and composer.
Confirming the deal, Round Hill CEO Josh Gruss says: “Trevor Rabin is an iconic songwriter who has authored major hits from his time with Yes, one of the most important progressive rock bands of the 1980s and 1990s, in addition to an irreplaceable portfolio of film score compositions spanning decades representing a lifetime of work from one of the masters of the genre”.
“We believe this is a particularly attractive area in which to be increasing our exposure, as film and TV performance revenues continue to increase in value”, he adds. “It is an outstanding privilege to welcome his catalogue to the company’s portfolio”.
Rabin himself, meanwhile, says: “Round Hill is well known in our industry from their decade of stewardship in managing some of the most important music catalogues. I know my music will be in good hands with their leading team of industry professionals who are so passionate about this catalogue”.