SYCO MUSIC & COLUMBIA RECORDS SIGN RECORDING DEAL WITH THE X FACTOR’S CALIFORNIA BREAKOUT BAND EMBLEM3
DEBUT ALBUM TO BE EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY AWARD WINNING WRITER/PRODUCER SAVAN KOTECHA & WILL FEATURE COLLABORATIONS WITH INDUSTRY HITMAKERS
(January 9, 2013- New York, NY) The X Factor’s So-cal break out band Emblem3 have signed a recording deal with Syco Music and Columbia Records to release their debut album in 2013.
Brothers Wesley and Keaton Stromberg (19 &16) and lifelong friend Drew Chadwick (20) who make up Emblem3 are already in the studio at work on their debut album which is being executive produced by award winning songwriter and producer Savan Kotecha (Maroon 5, Usher, One Direction). The album will be the first release through “Mr Kanani,’ Savan Kotecha’s imprint on Syco Music.
Emblem3’s debut album will also see the band collaborating with some of the industry’s biggest hit makers including Benji and Joel Madden (Good Charlotte), Jack Antonoff (fun.), Carl Falk and Rami Yacoub (One Direction, Nicki Minaj), Peter Svensson (The Cardigans), John Feldman (Gold Finger), and Kool Kojak (Ke$ha, Nicki Minaj).
Renowned songwriter, producer and talent coach Savan Kotecha will be executive producing the album and said “I was so impressed by the talent and energy of the Emblem3 boys that I had to work with them. I’m looking forward to helping them fulfill their creative vision and working with the amazing Syco and Columbia team who, in my opinion, are the best in the business!”
Emblem 3’s Westley Stromberg said “With our new teammates at Columbia and Syco and along with Savan, I hope we can not only produce some empowering tunes, but also impact other people in a positive way and maybe help brighten things up a bit. Music is all we`ve ever wanted to do – and this is what we love to do.” Stromberg added, “Simon Cowell was an excellent mentor and we were proud to have him as ours. We hope to keep a good relationship alive with him not only as business partners but as friends.”
Syco Music’s Simon Cowell who was also Emblem3’s mentor during The X Factor said “Wesley, Drew and Keaton are complete stars. They have a great attitude, are fun and genuinely love music. They deserve this and I’m really pleased we are continuing working together”