Razor & Tie Partners With Concord Bicycle Music

razor & tie111Razor & Tie has partnered with Concord Bicycle Music to form Razor & Tie Enterprises LLC.

Cliff Chenfeld and Craig Balsam will continue as co-CEOs of the New York-based Razor & Tie. Under the agreement, Concord Bicycle will administer Razor & Tie Music Publishing, as well as support expansion of the Kidz Bop series, among other duties.

Earlier this year, Concord Music Group and The Bicycle Music Company merged into Concord Bicycle Music.

Concord Bicycle’s portfolio of more than 10,000 active album recordings includes master recordings from Creedence Clearwater Revival, Gregg Allman, John Coltrane, Paul Simon, Paul McCartney, and Carole King and approximately 55,000 copyrighted songs including “Always On My Mind,” “Hang On Sloopy,” “Stand By Your Man,” “Time After Time,” And “Bad Moon Rising.”

Razor & Tie’s label roster includes The Pretty Reckless, All That Remains, Red Sun Rising and Starset. Its publishing company includes copyrights from Philip LaRueCatt GravittBritt BurtonTofer Brown, and others.

“I have known and respected Cliff and Craig for almost 25 years,” stated Concord Bicycle Music CEO, Scott Pascucci. “They have shown remarkable focus and creativity in building Razor & Tie into the company that it is today. We are excited to be their partner as they continue to grow and expand the company.”

Cliff Chenfeld and Craig Balsam stated, “We are thrilled about our new venture with Scott and his outstanding team at Concord Bicycle Music. This partnership maintains our independence and autonomy and provides us with the strategic support necessary to take Razor & Tie and Kidz Bop to a completely different level. We are energized and ready for the challenge.”

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